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Midlodemocrat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-28-06 09:30 AM
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43. So was my 16yo.
She outgrew it and is a very strong, independent young woman. She came home early last night because everyone was drinking at a guy's house and pairing off and she didn't want any part of that.

I'm really proud of her. She makes really good decisions that define who she is becoming.

My 10yo loves Disney Princess stuff. I suspect she'll out grow it as well.
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  -What's Wrong With Cinderella? NewJeffCT  Dec-27-06 12:22 PM   #0 
  - That's one of my pet rants - the Disneyfication of women  TahitiNut   Dec-27-06 12:35 PM   #1 
  - That's what I don't like about  Devlzown   Dec-27-06 01:02 PM   #8 
  - my little "princess" received many Barbie dolls  knowbody0   Dec-27-06 12:36 PM   #2 
  - well, in between calling herself "Snow White" and "Mulan"  NewJeffCT   Dec-27-06 12:43 PM   #4 
  - I hope if this is a girl in my belly, she takes after your girl.  Clark2008   Dec-28-06 09:22 AM   #40 
     - my only advice is to allow her to be her  knowbody0   Dec-28-06 10:09 AM   #46 
  - as I plan to explain it to my daughter "Princesses are useless"  YOY   Dec-27-06 12:39 PM   #3 
  - i was lucky, when my daughter was the target demographic of Disney princess shit she was into  chimpsrsmarter   Dec-27-06 12:43 PM   #5 
  - I think it's harmless.  Cleita   Dec-27-06 12:45 PM   #6 
  - It's possible to like Disney princesses and keep perspective.  Buzz Clik   Dec-27-06 12:53 PM   #7 
  - Well said!  southlandshari   Dec-27-06 07:24 PM   #17 
  - Bingo.  Midlodemocrat   Dec-28-06 09:25 AM   #41 
  - *sheepishly admits* I like Belle...  deepthought42   Dec-27-06 01:07 PM   #9 
  - If you go to Disneyworld these days  NewJeffCT   Dec-27-06 01:14 PM   #10 
  - Actually, it's the best bargain on meals  shimmergal   Dec-28-06 12:02 AM   #31 
  - That is true  NewJeffCT   Dec-28-06 04:57 AM   #35 
  - I think I could do with that lol  deepthought42   Dec-28-06 09:02 AM   #36 
  - I like Belle too.  shimmergal   Dec-28-06 12:04 AM   #32 
     - Very true!  deepthought42   Dec-28-06 09:04 AM   #37 
  - The penchant existed before Disney decided to capitalize on it  MorningGlow   Dec-27-06 01:17 PM   #11 
  - Yes, that is true  NewJeffCT   Dec-27-06 06:55 PM   #15 
  - Well, I loved Tinkerbell  Bryn   Dec-27-06 01:34 PM   #12 
  - Have you seen the new Fairies line with Tink?  knitter4democracy   Dec-27-06 07:01 PM   #16 
  - It was interesting -  LibertyLover   Dec-27-06 01:35 PM   #13 
  - I have three nieces that love Disney Princesses  RadFemFL   Dec-27-06 01:45 PM   #14 
  - The flip side of this is the foisting of macho on little boys  Lydia Leftcoast   Dec-27-06 07:30 PM   #18 
  - Speaking of camo for kids  tammywammy   Dec-27-06 07:49 PM   #21 
     - Hunting and fishing nursery?!  MountainLaurel   Dec-27-06 08:05 PM   #23 
        - Yeah, that's pretty much what  tammywammy   Dec-27-06 08:10 PM   #25 
           - And if the kid turns out to be something other than a macho woodsman,  Lydia Leftcoast   Dec-27-06 08:34 PM   #26 
              - But, even stranger  tammywammy   Dec-27-06 08:50 PM   #27 
  - get her The Paper Bag Princess  Evergreen Emerald   Dec-27-06 07:37 PM   #19 
  - My daughter (17) got over the princess thing and is a biologist.  jazzjunkysue   Dec-27-06 07:48 PM   #20 
  - My wife is a very strong woman  NewJeffCT   Dec-27-06 09:58 PM   #28 
  - No worries, man. Unless there's something really substantially  jazzjunkysue   Dec-27-06 10:28 PM   #29 
     - well...  NewJeffCT   Dec-28-06 09:43 AM   #45 
        - My pleasure. n/t.  jazzjunkysue   Dec-28-06 04:59 PM   #48 
  - Same with my niece  shrike   Dec-28-06 09:20 AM   #38 
     - Sounds like my daughter. You need more than a 4-5 year old  jazzjunkysue   Dec-28-06 05:03 PM   #49 
  - Well mom, I only hope the guy she marries doesn't feel that way...  MazeRat7   Dec-27-06 08:01 PM   #22 
  - I don't have children, but if I did I would steer them away  undeterred   Dec-27-06 08:08 PM   #24 
  - Well, it sure is a helluva lot better than that "Bratz" shit  WindRavenX   Dec-27-06 10:31 PM   #30 
  - No, it's really the Prince Charmings that  shimmergal   Dec-28-06 12:15 AM   #33 
  - that's why I said gender roles  WindRavenX   Dec-28-06 12:23 AM   #34 
  - So was my 16yo.  Midlodemocrat   Dec-28-06 09:30 AM   #43 
  - If this is a little girl in my belly, she will NOT be allowed to watch  Clark2008   Dec-28-06 09:20 AM   #39 
  - It's not easy for anybody growing up...  NewJeffCT   Dec-28-06 09:33 AM   #44 
  - Too many liberals and conservatives have lost sight of fantasy and play and the  mondo joe   Dec-28-06 09:29 AM   #42 
  - from a disgraced ex-princess  Generic Other   Dec-28-06 10:16 AM   #47 
 

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