“Why are princesses not good Athena?”
“Umm… because they’re not good… because…”
“Because princesses have no personalities.”
“Umm… okay… but they wear tiaras…”
“Princesses do nothing but sit around and wait for a rich and handsome prince to marry them.”
“Umm… they wear long dresses…”
“Princesses are always so helpless and they need a man to have a better life.”
“Umm… but fairies are okay, right?”
“Yes, fairies are fine.”
“Umm… ponies are okay?
“Yes, ponies are okay.”
“Umm… Princess Elsa and Anna are okay, right? Frozen is okay, right pops?
“Yes Athena. Frozen is fine. The two princesses took matters into their own hands.”
“So can I be Princess Elsa?”
“Okay Athena, okay!”
I’ve tried my best to shelter Athena from the devastating influence of fairy tale princesses from the day she was born right up till today, when she is three years old.
I screen all the books and cartoons that we get for her making sure there are no stories about Cinderalla, Sleeping Beauty, the Little Mermaid and all that crap.
Exactly! Crap is the word! [Click to read the full article at MakChic.Com]