Hairless Wonder

No, not that one.  Although he is a wonder. I’m talking about Penny.  She’s over a year and she has very little hair still. When Sean and I were dating, I imagined our beautiful Hapa babies.    A big part of that was beautiful skin color and gorgeous hair.   Sean’s thick hair would combine with my texture to create the perfect head of hair.  Thick, yet soft and manageable.  My children would not be cursed with my fine, limp hair or course Asian hair.  They would have perfect hair.  During one of the last ultrasounds of Samantha, her hair […]

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Doll Colors

When I was shopping with Samantha for her Barbie doll this weekend, she initially picked out a bride Barbie that was blue eyed and blonde. My gut response to the blonde Barbie was to find the same Barbie with brown skin and see if she would prefer the brown Barbie to the blonde Barbie. I did find an African American Bride Barbie and she got that one. When I look around our house, I see that most of her dolls are brown skinned: Latina, African American, Asian. The white dolls we have, when I think about it, were mostly given […]

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