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Join Me In Asking Disney to Represent Children With Down Syndrome

Almost every day, my two daughters sit in our living room and watch a Disney princess movie. Last week, Jules -- who is six -- sadly told me that her baby sister Delaney Skye could never be a princess…

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50 Epic Things You Didn’t Know About Disney Princesses

I admit it: I'm 24 years old and I still love Disney princesses. My excuse? I grew up in the '90s. If you did too, you'll get it. It was during a time that people like to call the Renaissance of Di…

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Mini Cooking Show Promotes Quick, Local, Organic Meals

On a recent show, chef Helen Cavallo presented three ways to use a small pumpkin. First, she roasted and blended it into fresh pumpkin soup, then she showed viewers how to make a pumpkin into a flower…

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Disney Nixes Junk Food Ads from Broadcasts

If you have the chance, sit down and watch 30 minutes of children’s programming and pay close attention, not to the programming, but to the commercials that make up about 1/3 of the 30 minute viewing …

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Welcome To DisneyLead: Toxicity Found in the Magic Kingdom

I recently had the semi-pleasure of visiting the “happiest place on earth,” otherwise known as Disneyland, California. Disneyland loomed large for me as a kid growing up in Southern California, and I …

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Damsels in Distress: Is the Princess Myth Harmful for Girls?

On a recent episode of the enduring television show The Simpson's (this was actually the 450th show, but who is counting?) the plot line involved the also enduring Krusty the Clown character being…

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Einstein Not: The Fraud of Educational Videos Aimed at Young Children

Like most parents, I am skeptical when it comes to ritual television viewing for young children. Actually, let me rephrase that: I am wholly against it, and judging from empirical experience along wit…

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Disney, Old Navy Announce New Toy Recall

Sorry moms and dads, you may have to rummage through your children's toys once again. In the past week, a slew of toy recalls have been announced by Disney, Old Navy and CBB, a popular rattle manufact…

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