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Mom's Touching Note Thanks American Girl For Displaying Bald Dolls

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 07.01.2016 | Parents

A mom's emotional letter to American Girl underscores the importance of representation in toys. Boston-area mom Meredith Bailey posted a photo and not...

The Awesome Change American Girl Is Making In 2016

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 01.13.2016 | Parents

American Girl just made an awesome move toward inclusiveness. Starting this year, kids with diabetes are able to give their American Girl dolls diabet...

Mom Creates 'American Boy' Doll For Son's 6th Birthday

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 10.28.2015 | Parents

When her son requested an "American Boy doll" for his sixth birthday, professional photographer and writer Gina DeMillo Wagner had a creative solution...

Astoria Characters: The Novel Teen

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.04.2016 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

She has her big brown eyes set on Columbia, which she notes happily, is only a bus ride away. She doesn't want to be separated from her parents and 11-year-old sister Isabella.

Why I Won't Be Buying an American Girl Doll This Year

Stephanie Sprenger | Posted 01.24.2015 | Parents
Stephanie Sprenger

I would have given anything to have intercepted that damn catalog before my over-zealous, eager-to-fit-in second grader got her greedy little hands on it.

American Girl Dolls Now Have Pink Ombre Hair, Because Of Course

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style

How do you know when a hair trend has jumped the shark? When your boss is doing it? When your mom is doing it? How about when American Girl dolls, ...

10-Year-Old Petitions American Girl For Doll With A Disability

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 12.29.2013 | Parents

A bright and adorable 10-year-old is petitioning the American Girl brand to name a doll with a disability as its 2015 "Girl of the Year" because "disa...

PHOTOS: Kate Middleton Is An American Girl Doll Come To Life

Posted 11.13.2013 | Style

Kate Middleton is becoming a style icon in her own right, but we always did get the feeling she reminded us of someone familiar. Today, attending a...

What Your Childhood American Girl Doll Says About Your Style Now

Posted 11.18.2013 | Style

If you grew up in the '90s, chances are you knew about American Girl dolls. Maybe you were lucky enough to have one yourself, or perhaps you would env...

American Girl Dolls Really Need To Remember Their Roots

Emma Gray | Posted 06.24.2013 | Women
Emma Gray

The beautiful outfits and fun (overpriced) accessories featured in the American Girl catalogs were part of what drew most of us to these dolls. But it's the stories and the bravery of the characters that stayed with us after we stopped wanting to dress up like them.

American Girl's 'Shine On Now' Campaign Inspires Girls To Make A Difference

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

American Girl, the company known for the collection of popular dolls bearing the name, has kicked off the Shine On Now campaign, encouraging young gir...

All Dolled Up

Susan Sawyers | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Susan Sawyers

Dolls have been modernized, commercialized, but no matter how precise the trappings of their birth or how grisly the scene of their death, their life cycle is always the same.