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The Princess Problem

Guiding Our Girls through the Princess-Obsessed Years

Published: September 2014
SKU: 9781402294037

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How to Raise Empowered Girls in a Princess World!

It's no secret that little girls love princesses, but behind the twirly dresses and glittery crowns sits a powerful marketing machine, delivering negative stereotypes about gender, race, and beauty to young girls. So how can you protect your daughter, fight back, and offer new, less harmful options for their princess obsession?

The Princess Problem features real advice and stories from parents, educators, psychologists, children's industry insiders that will help equip our daughters to navigate the princess-saturated media landscape. With excellent research and tips to guide parents through honest conversations with their kids, The Princess Problem is the parenting resource to raising thoughful, open-minded children.

"a very insightful look at our princess culture...Parents ? this is a must read!" — Brenda Chapman, Writer/Director, Disney/Pixar's BRAVE

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  • Case Count: 12
"Hains's dissection of princess marketing reveals inherent gender stereotypes, centered on romance, beauty, passivity (at least until Frozen), and ethnic homogeneity...Hains adds to the discussion with these practical parenting tips" — Publishers Weekly
"The Princess Problem was an informative and engaging read. The tone throughout was friendly. I felt like the author completely understood where I was coming from, and the ideas suggested were appropriate and not at all overwhelming. I really enjoyed reading this book!" — Rebecca Reads
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