01/12/2013 06:11 pm ET Updated Mar 14, 2013

One Dad's Ill-Fated Battle Against The Princesses - Andy Hinds - The Atlantic

There's no room in my family's life for any more princesses. Despite seeming to have no princess saturation point, my three-year-old twin girls don't need any more space in their imaginations taken up by poofy gowns, sparkly slippers, dainty manners, and gilded palaces. Though I tried to protect the twins from the Princess Industrial Complex, I'm afraid that they--that we--have developed a princess problem.