And sometimes, in spite of all my grown up insight, I still do.
There have been plenty of studies done to remind us that Barbie is just a toy. Here is one where a college student built a doll using Barbie's dimensions ... not so pretty. Here is another one where someone computer graphically morphed someone to have Barbie's waist size and leg length. Awkward.
The truth is that Barbie is a proportionally impossible piece of plastic and I am an actual human being made by God.
I'd rather be God's workmanship. Not Mattel's.
And I'll be reminding my kids of that fact, too.
'Cause not even Barbie is perfect.
"Help my children develop a strong self-esteem
that is rooted in the realization that they
are God's workmanship, created in Christ Jesus."