Browsing All posts tagged under »Disney princesses«

NPR’s Princess: Same Shitty Messaging (new fav verb, thanks GOP)

November 27, 2012


    NPR’s Weekend Edition interviewed a working princess; she pretties up birthday parties and birthday party clowns? Well, they mess ‘em up with balloon dogs and crying kids. FYI, the princess party industry has been recession proof, if you’re unemployed with access to your old prom dresses, it’s something to consider. I have little [...]

I’m A Feminist Mom–And My Daughter Loves Princesses

June 12, 2011


My two-year-old daughter, Elke, and I came home from Target with a pair of glitter shoes, and if that wasn’t enough to trounce my reputation as an edgy suburban mom, I also bought a Disney princess coloring book adorned with even more glitter. It went down like this: Elke spotted Cinderella in multi-colored metallic and said, “That one.” Until [...]