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TGR Launch Contest #20 - Princess Bubble

I wish every girl growing up today would have Princess Bubble. This book confronts the Princess Heritage and examines the mistakes the other princesses made (Belle and her Stockholm Syndrome, Cinderella's helplessness, and Ariel, The Little…
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Love Drunk - High School Musical 3

I took Ainsley and her BFF to see High School Musical 3. I have a mad hot crush on Zac Efron. I don't care. No one has moved me with his theatrical gyrations and love songs since I was about Ainsley's age watching John Travolta in Grease for…
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Cinderella Should Have Saved Herself

By Tracee Sioux Our daughters are inundated with Cinderella and her friends. Young girls love Cinderella and want to be her. For several years I allowed the Cinderella obsession to run rampant. I allowed the dress up clothes, books, movies,…
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Empowering Girls: Goodbye Hannah

Goodbye Hannah Montana. I'm sick and tired of hearing your bratty little attitude and disrespect come out of my daughter's mouth. Months ago I tried to blame ME for my daughter's snotty tone and disrespectful banter. I tried to ban my "tone"…
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Empowering Girls: Choosing Princess

I was thinking about what I hate about the Princess Culture. It's the same reason I hate The Bachelor, Rock of Love and Flavor of Love - all Princess Culture derivatives. All the princesses wait to be CHOSEN. They never do the choosing. That's…
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Empowering Girls: Miley's Photo

I'm conflicted about this. Wasn't the media just lying in wait for the girl to screw up and cross the very fine line between contemporary and provocative? "Vanity Fair wants to sell magazines," one newswoman says. "Exactly right," another…
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Empowering Girls: Enchanted - New Generation Princess Fable

Disney's princess tales all attempt to answer one question: What do girls/women want? According to Disney's traditional message to little girls, what women want is to be saved by a prince, fall instantly in love and live happily ever after. As…