Disney's Tangled Has Powerful Feminine Energy

For those who haven't seen the new Disney Princess movie, Tangled, allow me to state simply that you and your daughter will love it. There is not a bit of "girls as victims who must be saved by a man" messaging. The Princess is literally a healer…
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The Princess and The Frog Review

I'm torn between wanting to write a full critique of The Princess and The Frog, the way I have for the other films in the Disney Princess Culture. You know, deconstruct the whole thing and look for meaning, obvious and subtle, relate it to…
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Miley @ Teen Choice Awards

When I was 16 years old, I was stark-raving mad boy-crazy. Promiscuous, extremely provocative. My parents, my whole family, were fundamentally religious and I simply could. not. be. contained. I was hyper-sexual. However much my parents, my…

Ariel - The Little Mute

My daughter, like every five-year-old girl loves the Disney Princesses. I mean, we can't really walk through any store without seeing clothing, dolls, books, backpacks, flash cards, puzzles, games, dress up clothes, videos, bed spreads or…

Petition for Un-Princess Movies

I found a great resource on Packaging Girlhood, inspired by a letter from Linda Holmes (It's good, go read it). We so loved Linda Holmes' letter to Pixar, we decided to support her with a petition. Here it is: Dear Dr. Catmull and Mr. Iger, We…
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"Potty Mouth"

I snagged this little gem from Sit at my table. Really, you should. It's poignant. Simply Abundant. I can relate to this one with my three-and-a-half-year-old who peed on a museum exhibit in Mesa and who manages to eat the candy bribery and…
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Princess Cosmo, the New Love Crack

Hang these faux Disney mags in your preschooler's room to ensure future Cosmo Sales. These realistic covers will ensure desperation for male attention, hatred of mothers, and poor body image pre-puberty. One word: NO! Read the whole…
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Rihanna, You Make Me Feel . . .

Rihanna, 20-year-old music star, was beaten by her famous boyfriend Chris Brown. Evidently, it's happened 4 times before and Rihanna asked the judge NOT order Chris Brown to stay away from her. Since the beating, its been said - and I heard…