The New Barbie Dolls for 2012

This article is about the toy called the Barbie Doll which your daughter might be into but it is also for those moms out there who grew up with Barbie and also kind of like to keep posted on what is going on with the American doll.
For 2011 the Barbie company is now putting out a Grace Kelly Doll. This Doll is wearing the dress that Grace Kelly wore in Alfred Hitchcock's 'Rear Window. This is a simple dress with a v –neck bodice and full calf-length white chiffon skirt. The Barbie wears long gloves, black strappy shoes, a sheer shawl and a necklace of pearls. This Barbie is also perfectly coiffed with blonde hair capped back into a bun with a clean face and bright red lipstick. She also comes with fat little pearl earrings which were also a trademark of Grace Kelly.

The Mattel Company has also made a Twilight Saga marriage couple. Mattel has been making dolls that appeal to Twilight Saga movie fans since 2009. They have made an Edward and Bella. The Edward 'groom doll is wearing a classic tux with a white bow tie son white boutonniere. The Bella doll wears a slinky satin gown with a huge flare at the thighs and a floor length veil.

Mattel is also putting out Walking Suit Barbie. This is part of the Fashion Model collections and show Barbie attired for a day out in a 1950s hounds tooth checked shirt with a shawl collar. She wears a white shirt, black stockings and black pointy toed shoes.

Mattel has also made a Dancing With the Stars Paso Doble doll weari9ng a classic red dress with a black and red lace top and long satin skirt. Hoops in the dress link the skirt to the doll's hand so she can look like she is twirling when displayed. She is also wearing earrings and a gold bangle. Her long furious looking curled hair is tied to the side in a cascading gypsy knot.

Another Dancing with the Stars Barbie is the Waltz Barbie which wears an elegant long flowing gown. This dress has a skirt with three ruffles and a silvery trim that lines the bodice top. The pink and silver bodice is fitted and has long cut out pink sleeves. She is blonde with short hair and wears an elegant silver choker.

Many of these dolls are slated to be released for sale to the public in March and April 2012.

The Best Parenting Magazines

Sometimes it can feel pretty lonely being a parent, especially if you live on a street where there are not a lot of other mothers. This is where subscribing to parenting magazines can be quite valuable.

One good magazine to subscribe to is American Baby Magazine. This is a complete reference for new parents that covers all aspects of child care including infant and toddler care. The magazine also has articles and ads about kid fashions, new products and accessories. American Baby Magazine puts out an issue a month.

Fit Pregnancy Magazine which comes out ten times a year is a magazine that caters to people with kids aged three to twelve. It is a monthly suggestion book that helps families to plan to do things together.

Pregnancy and Newborn Magazine helps moms with their health from conception through to baby's first year. It puts out four issues a year and has helped many moms have a healthy pregnancy.

Hybrid Mom Magazine is for the busy working mom. It is for the lady who is a community worker, teacher and entrepreneur. It puts out four issues a year which is a bit disappointing. I guess they are too busy being working moms to put out twelve issues a year, but we wish they would. It is a great little magazine that caters to today's lifestyle.

KIWI's mission is to help parents raise their kids safely with the best nutrition possible. The magazine is full of family wellness tips as well as ideas as to where to go on vacations. It also has education and craft projects in it that help teach your kids environmental principles and social responsibility.
Parent and Child Magazine is another classic. They put out eight issues a year. You will find articles about kids about all ages including articles on how to teach them to be polite, independent and become more interested in education. It is especially good at suggesting crafts and ideas that teach preschool kids higher learning skills.

Parents magazine is one of the most famous in the United States. It offers 24 issues a year along with tips, sure-fire techniques and great advice from America's foremost childcare experts.

Parenting Magazine is another mainstay in the United States. It puts out 22 issues a year and helps you raise loving, intelligent and confident children. Parenting is that magazine that you see in every doctor's waiting office that offers advice about children's health, safety and emotional development.