TOYS: Dolly Dearest

Dolly Dearest

There are baby dolls, soldier dolls, movie-star dolls and, of course, Barbie and Ken dolls. Mommy dolls on the career track are difficult to find. Or used to be: Cindy Stern, a New York City mother of two, watched her children at play and decided to create a doll that would broaden a child's role-playing fantasies. She and doll-dress designer Sue Ogden, a mother of three, created Mommy Doll, now manufactured by Tootsietoy of Chicago. Very contemporary Mommy comes with business suit, briefcase and baby for "Mommy Off to Work" activities, and a leisure outfit and baby carrier for errands. Total...

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