Category Archives: Princess culture

More Good Books for Girls

Just found this site, more good books for girls (maybe for boys, too?)… Advertisements

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More Good Books for Girls

Just found this site, more good books for girls (maybe for boys, too?)…

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TV and your precious offspring: Learning to dance with the devil

My kids watch TV. Not proud of it. Hate it, in fact. This (amongst several massive elephants in the room) was not part of my rosy, soft-focus dreams of child-rearing. I’m not going to try to explain or justify it.

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TV and your precious offspring: Learning to dance with the devil

My kids watch TV. Not proud of it. Hate it, in fact. This (amongst several massive elephants in the room) was not part of my rosy, soft-focus dreams of child-rearing. I’m not going to try to explain or justify it.

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Oh, that ever-thickening princess plot

I first started thinking about this post in mid-September, as my four year old was settling into her new preschool. On the whole, I was awash with relief – it’s a co-op, and while there’s nothing overtly political about it,

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Oh, that ever-thickening princess plot

I first started thinking about this post in mid-September, as my four year old was settling into her new preschool. On the whole, I was awash with relief – it’s a co-op, and while there’s nothing overtly political about it,

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…And then we played Cinderella

You heard right. The four year old asked me to play Cinderella with her and it was not a surprise. The entire platoon of Disney princesses had already stolen their way into our house last year via a single pirate

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…And then we played Cinderella

You heard right. The four year old asked me to play Cinderella with her and it was not a surprise. The entire platoon of Disney princesses had already stolen their way into our house last year via a single pirate

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The Birthday Imperative

One summer when I was about ten years old, it happened that most of my massive extended family were in the same city at the same time. So naturally, we did what anybody in that situation would do. We had

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The Birthday Imperative

One summer when I was about ten years old, it happened that most of my massive extended family were in the same city at the same time. So naturally, we did what anybody in that situation would do. We had

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Empowering girls…or cashing in on (visual) ethno-cultural stereotypes?

Ok folks, what do you think of this? Have to say I haven’t read the book, or gone through the cards, so I’m happy to be wrist-slapped for knee-jerk cynicism… http://www.7wonderlicious.com/

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Empowering girls…or cashing in on (visual) ethno-cultural stereotypes?

Ok folks, what do you think of this? Have to say I haven’t read the book, or gone through the cards, so I’m happy to be wrist-slapped for knee-jerk cynicism… http://www.7wonderlicious.com/

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