In each of our Five Real Moms homes, we are trying to teach our girls -- and boys -- about proper dress, modesty, and respect for our bodies. So when my 2 year old got Barbies for Christmas, she was so excited to play, but also oh so eager to undress her and change the clothes.
If it's been a while since you've seen an undressed Barbie, well, it's not something I want my little boys to see.
So, my advice to you? Don't be afraid to modify your Barbie doll with a Sharpie permanent marker! Behold, our Barbie's permanent swimsuit:
Now that I think of it, Ken could probably use some swim trunks as well.