Some parents are concerned about their daughter's safety online. They wonder as she sits down at the computer for hours on end just what is so appealing. Could she be chatting with the dreaded interne...
What is a Matryoshka Nesting Doll?Russia's most popular export is the famous nesting dolls. These dolls were first created over 100 years ago in a workshop called "Children's Education" by Sava Mamont...
Remember playing with dolls when you were a child? If you were like me, you had a Barbie doll or two in your toy box. Barbie was introduced in 1959 by a lady named Ruth Handler (co-founder of Mattel...
Diamonds may be a woman's best friend, but a little girl's best friend is definitely her doll. While dolls are usually associated with girls, paper dolls are made and collected by young and old alike ...
If you are like millions of other parents across the world, you have a child who is obsessed with Dora the Explorer. They talk about Dora, sing about Dora, pretend to be Dora, and all around love a...
As I was listening to our oldies station, they were talking about the big June event in Modesto, with all the old cars, music groups, car shows and cruisin down the main drag. For those of you who...
From the 1840's through until the early 1920's, some of the most beautiful dolls ever created, were produced in Germany.The earliest dolls, often referred to as Parian (meaning untinted bisque) were c...
The past 25 years have seen tremendous changes in the collectible doll industry. Until that time, collectors only had antique dolls, or newer children's dolls to add to their collections. As there wer...
27 years ago, I was one of the first retailers to get onboard when the Bradford Exchange decided to open a "Dealer Division" in Canada offering Ashton Drake as one of the premier companies whose produ...
I have had people say to me…Little girls just don't play with dolls any more. My response… Have you encouraged her, or played with her?I know growing up, that dolls played a very important part of my ...