My name's Leslie and that's about it. I'm a compilation of many different people who I've met over my lifetime thus I am somebody and nobody. This tumblr is as much the same as my personality; I blog anything and everything that interests me and I hope it may interest you as well.
Apple: the only place where you wait twenty minutes to spend three grand
A lot of people including myself would not have thought of something like this and i am truly humbled by reading it. @gimptips and hardlighthologram, thank you.
Anyone wanna do a fill in the blank? My life as _______ #waitwhat #kidstoys #wheelchair #lol #walmart #toysection
representation is important. this toy is important. the people who play with them are important.
People have no idea how much having medical stuff for my dolls helped me when I was younger. I have two doll wheelchairs, a Build-A-Bear “get well” set, a bald 18” ‘Sew Able’ doll (at one point between the hair thinning, scalp pain, and inability to lift my arms to care for my hair, my hair had to be cut to 1-2 inches long, and having that doll helped so much), a couple sets of Build-A-Bear scrubs, and my dolls and bears had germ masks. When I started aquatic therapy, my Sew Able doll got a swimsuit, too. She wore long sleeves to protect from the sun, just like me. Representation means so much to kids and the adults they will become.
Here are my favorite sources for inclusive dolls and bears:
- Here’s a link to Sew Dolling’s "Sew Able" dolls and physical therapy and mobility equipment. They come with/without hair, with/without prosthesis, etc., and they are the same price (and better quality, IMHO) as American Girl dolls! They have a boy doll, as well!
- Here's some Build-A-Bear stuff, too.
- Here's a couple 18” doll outfits from Emily Rose (less $$ than AG, better quality and customer service, IMHO).
- American Girl dolls can now come with/without hair and with/without hearing aids (however, they don’t come with wigs like the Sew Able dolls). Casts, crutches, and wheelchairs are also for sale.
- Feel free to add more!