LTRP Note: Lighthouse Trails editors have never been fans of “Barbie” dolls, but, no doubt, you will find the dolls in many Christian and non-Christian homes. But regardless of how one feels about Barbie dolls, the makers of Barbie have taken the doll into the New Age with mindfulness meditation as you can read below in this news clip. We have posted this for informational and research purposes and not as an endorsement of either the source or the content.
“Wellness Barbie Is About to Teach Kids the Fun of Self-Care & Meditation”
By Sabrina Rojas Weiss
You can never accuse Barbie of being behind on the zeitgeist. Her latest evolution isn’t a new career move or style choice, but rather, a line of dolls who are taking a minute to step away from it all and practice self-care. I’ve got to say, Wellness Barbie could go a long way to making kids and their parents a little bit happier.
“The Barbie brand is at its best when it connects to culture, and we saw this trend happening and wanted to make sure girls learned how to take care of themselves and bring it to them in a fun way through play,” Mattel designer Chandra Hicks said. Click here to continue reading.
(Photo taken from a 2-second YouTube clip of a new meditation Barbie advertisement)