Parents Are Pissed A Doll Toys 'R Us Sells Has A Pecker

July 30, 2014


Some parents are outraged after finding out the $25 'You & Me Mommy Change My Diaper Doll' that Toys R Us sells has a penis. Apparently the girl version has a vagina. But parents don't want their kids playing with anatomically correct dolls. Or at least feel the doll should come with some sort of a heads-up. WARNING: This doll baby contains a penis.

Some parents called the doll inappropriate and unnecessary for kids, while others joked it could be a unique way to conclude a "gender reveal" party. Some users on Facebook just wished the doll's box came with a warning label.

Writer Monica Beyer of, however, doesn't see a problem. "How on earth is it inappropriate for a child to see a naked baby? What about a baby makes a penis or a vulva dirty or sexual?" Beyer writes. "Because that's what it sounds like when people say that it's wrong for little girls to see it. The truth is, when a child points out the body part that she doesn't have, all a parent is required to do is call it by its name."

Sexologist Dr. Logan Levkoff says banning the word penis is a parenting fail and if we don't have universal names for body parts, it may be hard for for children to tell their parents when these body parts hurt.

Heck yeah. My parents taught me early on what penises and vaginas were, and that's why I'm such a mature, well-adjusted adult today that doesn't joke about them online all day. I'm kidding, I still have no clue what penises are for. I do like to pretend mine is a gearshift though when I'm playing Gran Turismo to add another level of difficulty to the game. I guess you could say I prefer *slipping on cool-guy sunglasses* playing on hard mode.

Keep going for a shot of the baby pecker in question.


Haha -- mine's almost twice that size, sucker!

Thanks to Silvermidnight, who agrees being a good parent means being honest when your children ask questions, even if those questions are about dingalings.

  • David Gabel

    Some 'parents' have to find something in society to complain about regardless of how truly 'bad' something is. These complainers need to get a life and actually be a parent to their kid and grow up themselves.

  • Colorless82

    This is why teens or 20 somethings still don't know where babies come from. Stop sheltering what's natural. I don't have one of these but there are some at the playgroup I go to and when my daughter asked what it was I told her it was a penis where boys pee from and she understood. Other parents were like nevermind and got a blanket or clothes for it to cover it up. Come on they aren't gonna be corrupted.

  • Kingston Herald

    What old is new again... same controversy happened in the 70s, after a boy doll - based on a baby character on the sitcom classic "All in the Family" - was sold...

    From Wikipedia:
    In 1976 the Ideal Toy Company released a 14-inch "Joey Stivic doll" (called "Archie Bunker's Grandson"), which was billed as the "first anatomically correct male doll." The doll inspired mild controversy at the time, and is a collectors' item today.

  • GristleMcNerd

    I remember back in the 90s/early 2000s, there was this "peeing doll" fad... some of them had penises, which were shown in the ads, too. I'm talking close-up shots of a peeing plastic penis here. Being an adolescent boy at the time, I thought it most amusing.

  • Shawn Bibby

    Warning has a penis. lol !

  • asdfasdfasdf

    tickle tickle tickle. watch it stand up and squirt

  • Aster Eben-Scot

    WARNING, may look like a normal human being

  • Bubbubsky

    These are likely the same people who would let their pre-teen daughters dress like Bratz dolls.

  • disqus_k2QxOV9H7Z

    Or take the girl to a pageant contest.

  • GaminCoda

    Probably the same parents who bought Nirvana's "Nevermind" album in the 90's without batting an eye.

  • Bunni

    I have no problem with it. Siblings eventually see or learn that they all have different genitalia and if you don't you will buy fourth grade. parent should be more active in their children's lives. Teach them to clean the area because that's part of taking care of a baby.

    My husband however, says it's bad. I asked him why? All kids see genitalia eventually and he said no. I asked him about his two brothers.. He said they never looked down.

    So there are two types of people.

  • Bunni Also this is relevant.

  • Michael Knight

    lol, have a QR code on the box that takes you right to this... HA

  • Ionich

    I'm more disturbed by that epic belly button. Eye of sauron?

  • Hayley Prychun Rodgers

    As a mother of 2 little boys, I would have no problem with them being "exposed" to a doll with female parts. Although I do think it should have some statement on the box, I mean, maybe the little kid WANTS a girl dolly but likes blue. It should be somewhere on the thing.

  • Guest

    too bad? that isn't how babies work.
    let her choose some general traits like eye hair and skin, get a blank box that may have those or her own traits and a random gender :P

  • Hayley Prychun Rodgers

    That may be how babies work, but not how shopping and toy buying works. not that I would spend $30 on a doll anyways, but I certainly wouldn't for something I don't know is going to be what my kid wants,

  • $18889437

    I think it's silly that we would have anything but anatomically correct dolls... all the other anatomy is correct... the arms aren't shaped like octopus tentacles. Boys have a penis. It should be matter of fact... kids aren't sexualizing anything at that age anyway. And it's not like it has a huge wang in a state of arousal. It's the adults that have preformed ideas about genitals and sexuality... guaranteed the kids couldn't care less.

  • Hayley Prychun Rodgers

    I see no issue with that, if they all did and blue meant penis. But with them not all having it, it could be not what a kid is wanting, so I think it should be labeled. We got my oldest a anatomically correct baby doll when I was pregnant with his little brother to help get him used to the idea and to help potty training. And being the only female in the house we had to discuss differences early on.

  • Ew. A baby.

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