Disney Princess Makeover Sparks Outrage: Merida Petition Goes Viral | Parenting – Yahoo! Shine

Disney Princess Makeover Sparks Outrage: Merida Petition Goes Viral | Parenting – Yahoo! Shine.

This bothers me as a parent of a 6-year old girl. It is already difficult enough to find engaging, age-appropriate material that empowers young girls. Why are we so scared of strong female characters? I have recently taken on the task of finding pictures books that show strong female characters taking on challenges and overcoming them. I will be sharing more on here in upcoming posts as we work our way through various pictures books and easy-readers.

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