The Problem with “Pretty Girls” and Princesses

A girl’s looks are the first thing we see — and the first thing we teach her to see about herself.

A Longstanding Narrative

Don’t say, “But it’s not me!” It is you. And it isn’t you. Social constructs both have a life of their own and are also the product of the decisions and choices of a million different individuals (men and women, by the way). Do your part (and more) as an individual, sibling, parent, community member, etc., while simultaneously working to change the institutions around you. We can do both.

We Affirm What We Value

On a quest to become a better human, I write about parenting, leadership, and personal development. Currently pursuing a master’s in organizational leadership.

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