I love this. 🙂
This blog post is dedicated to all the little girls with curly hair. As mom to a young girl of African descent I have had many discussions about hair. When she first went to school, my daughter soon began asking questions about blonde and straight hair. We talked at length about the differences between her best friends hair (blonde, straight , unbraided) and her hair ( curly, black and braided). I have always taught her that hair comes in many, many varieties. This fact means that there are many different ways people will style their hair. My daughter can now admire many different styles without any envy that her hair is not exactly the same. This makes me happy.
Last year I came across a great article about creating an Afro for Barbie. I was pleasantly surprised because I have never seen a fashion doll with really curly hair. Even way back when in the ’60s…
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