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A Disney Princess with Down Syndrome. Could It Work?

Suzie Skougard | Posted 10.20.2014 | Parents
Suzie Skougard

There is a petition sweeping the Internet asking Disney to incorporate a protagonist with Down syndrome, but there is a backlash brewing even within the special needs community asking, is it necessary?

Elsa the Snow Queen and the Transformative Power of Self-Love

Jason Powers | Posted 09.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Powers

Elsa taught many valuable life lessons to a squirming assemblage of fifth-grade graduates, but could not have known how clear her message came through to many of the adults in attendance. Get yourself together. Accept who you are, connect to others and love and be true to yourself.

Disney Princess Outfits Just Got A High Fashion Makeover

The Huffington Post | Sara Roncero-Menendez | Posted 04.17.2014 | Style

When fashion designers try their hand at a Disney-style outfit, they often just modernize the standard princess dresses, mixing nostalgia with contemp...

This Is What Happens When Disney Princesses Get Tired Of Being Damsels In Distress

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 02.12.2014 | Women

What would it look like if Disney's classic princesses stood up and took their lives into their own hands -- with or without a prince in tow? Accordin...

Teen Starts Petition: 'Make Plus-Size Princesses In Disney Movies!'

Posted 01.30.2014 | Teen

One of the Internet's favorite conversations is about Disney princesses and their unrealistic depictions of young girls. Their waists are tiny, their ...

This Disney Lingerie Puts The Princesses In A Whole New Light

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style

This must be the other Fantasyland. An online retailer in Japan is selling Disney princess lingerie. The Cinderella, Belle, Aurora and Rapunzel bra...

12 Beauty Lessons From Our Favorite Disney Characters

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.09.2013 | Style

There's been much debate on whether Disney princesses are the best role models for young girls. However, we'd be remiss not to give credit to all the ...

11 Fashion Lessons From Our Favorite Disney Characters

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 10.02.2013 | Style

Our favorite Disney movies taught us a lot of things. "Bambi" taught us the importance of family, "Peter Pan" showed us that you're never too old to h...

Disney Princesses Who Would Probably Be Divorced By Now

Posted 09.30.2013 | Divorce

On Monday, the romantic realists over on Reddit launched a discussion that, in all likelihood, would have made the 10-year-old version of you cry: In ...

AWW: Jennifer Hudson's Son Poses With Mommy

Posted 08.24.2013 | Black Voices

What little boy wouldn't want to meet a real life princess? Especially if that princess is your mom. We are in love with this adorable behind the ...

If Disney Princess Had iPhones

Posted 08.22.2013 | Comedy

Last week we caught a glimpse of the Disney princess' Instagram accounts. This week, thanks to tumblr user MissMaceyMouse, we get to go see what each ...

PHOTOS: Disney Makes Our Fashion Dreams Come True

Posted 08.14.2013 | Style

We'd be lying if we didn't admit that we wanted to dress like a Disney princess at some point in our lives -- OK, at every point in our lives. Now we ...

Kim Kardashian As A Disney Princess

Posted 06.09.2013 | Style

This week on Instagram, it was all about remembering the past. Between Into The Gloss' nostalgic photo of the "Sex and the City" cast, to Carolyn Murp...

Why Merida Matters

Lauren Boyle | Posted 07.21.2013 | Parents
Lauren Boyle

The original image of Merida was precious and clung to by moms who adored Merida for her adventures, her love of her family, and her resemblance to the young girls they know and love.

10 Real World Princesses Who Don't Need Disney Glitter

David Trumble | Posted 11.20.2013 | Parents
David Trumble

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Brilliant! Must Watch! This Kid Is Why the Big Four Networks Are In Trouble (VIDEO)

Tony Potts | Posted 05.14.2013 | Entertainment
Tony Potts

Jon Cozart is part of second-screen viewing that my 19-year-old daughter loves. In fact, my daughter and her generation rarely watch conventional TV and get most of their content via a second screen -- YouTube, Google, Netflix and Hulu.

The Problem With Princess Culture For Boys

Dresden Shumaker | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Dresden Shumaker

A funny thing happened when I met my son -- I started to realize how destructive girl power can be to boys.

Disney Junior's Novel Approach to Testing Sofia the First's Storybook World

Jim Hill | Posted 03.12.2013 | TV
Jim Hill

When it came to finding out if there actually was an audience out there for "Sofia the First," Disney Junior decided to go by the book. Literally.

A Letter to the Imagineers

Jaime Zucker | Posted 03.09.2013 | College
Jaime Zucker

Imagineers, there is no denying that you have a captive audience. But I am willing to bet that if you were to develop a grassroots lobbying, dragon-slaying, Latina, lesbian princess, I would not be the only one waiting in the cold for the theater to open.

What Price the Princess Cult? Toys, Our Kids, and Harmful Messages

Martha Burk | Posted 02.20.2013 | Parents
Martha Burk

Our daughters are awash in princesses and pink. Is this pinkification and princess obsession harming our girls? Is being a princess a career? I put these questions to Peggy Orenstein, author of Cinderella Ate My Daughter: Dispatches from the Front Lines of the New Girlie-Girl Culture.

Why I'll Miss the Princess Aisle

Sarah Dille | Posted 02.02.2013 | Parents
Sarah Dille

I will miss the princess aisle this Christmas because it will always represent my daughter's utter innocence. Her ability to believe only in the goodness of people and life itself. It will forever represent, to me, the unshakable confidence of being four.

Dating According to Disney

Emma Brodie | Posted 11.07.2012 | Women
Emma Brodie

Here is a collection of dating advice from Disney through the ages... everything from date prep to post-date etiquette and, of course, true love:

For A Price, Little Kids Can Become Disney Princesses

Posted 08.10.2012 | Parents

Disney has long transformed little girls into princesses by selling them costumes, wands and tiaras. But a new limited-time offer at Disneyland takes ...

PHOTOS: Disney Princesses Get A 'Colorful' Makeover

Huffington Post | Patrice Peck | Posted 09.29.2012 | Black Voices

It's not too often that a young woman of color sees herself reflected in the images she views. Yet, given some free time and a sporadic interest, ...

The Dark Side Of The Disney Princess Fantasy

Barbara Risman | Posted 08.29.2012 | Weddings
Barbara Risman

But who cares that a "wedding industry" put those dreams a little girl's head? Once a woman has a dream, shouldn't she go for it on her wedding day?