Originally Posted by burritomama
T I've always wanted to ask, what IS it with the princess
Now I KNOW I overthink things (it's the English major in me), but I've wondered about that particular role model for girls and what it suggests. Now it could be that my background (more cultural and class baggage here perhaps) just didn't offer the princess option to girls like me...perhaps this is another thread...
For me, Taylor is a princess for the following reasons:
1. DH is the oldest of 7 boys, his mother never had a daughter.
2. DS was born first, so I thought I would never have a daughter either.
3. My DH and DS are wild, heathen, wildabeast (and I say this in the MOST
way possible!!!) They run, yell, "play" fight, fish, and do all things Male!
4. For years I felt I would be the only woman in our home. When I found out I was having a DD I wanted her to know all the special things about being a girl. I really am blessed, because she is soooooo girly! She loves to get dress, pick out shoes and diapers. She loves to pretend w/ makeup and carry a purse. It's enough to make me cry. Finally there is some balance in my home. And that is why my DD is a
However, for years my DS have been called "king of the castle" :LOL