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Royal Wedding (Disney CopyCats)

LOL. I'm not sure where this image is from, a friend emailed it to me.

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…

Belle - Battered Codependent

By now no one will be surprised when I say that I’m not a huge fan of Belle from Beauty and the Beast. Some might see Belle as a redeeming character because she is smart and loves to read. She is, after all, bright enough to tell Gaston, the…

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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TGR Launch Contest #5 - Happy Heart Princess

The Disney Princess Culture has seemed into the bloodlines of girlhood to such a degree that its nearly impossible to completely "opt-out." Believe me I've tried with my Princess Ban. If the messages weren't awful enough for girls with Belle…

Empowering Girls: Princess Bubble Review

Princess Bubble by Susan Johnston & Kimberly Webb is the antidote to the Disney Princess Culture. It's got all the "pretty" little girls want with the crowns and flouncy dresses and the gobs of bubble gum pink and castles and lavish parties.…