Springing up Disney

It may still be February (you know, until tomorrow), but it's felt like Spring here for a few weeks. To further encourage the Spring love, here are some Disney movies to help get you in the mood for all things Spring!Sleeping BeautyStroll through a lush forest with Briar Rose.BoltOne of my favorite scenes from this [...]

Disney Romance

Whether you're excited for romantic Valentine's snuggles or just ready for all that heart shaped chocolate to be marked half off, there's a Disney movie for every scenario. Here's your definitive guide to a Disney themed Valentine's Day.Flying solo:Love goes much farther than just a significant other. Gather your family and friends together, make some [...]

Disney Lullabies

The first night we had our first son home from the hospital, I realized quickly that I knew very few standard lullabies. I relied instead on what I know best: Disney. I still sing him Disney lullabies, and I thought I'd share some of my favorites with videos in their original Disney glory (no, I [...]

Disney Villains Revealed

Warning: This post contains spoilers for all of the films mentioned. They appear in chronological order, so if you haven't seen the film and don't want it spoiled, don't read that section!Disney villains, like their princess counterparts, have evolved with society. From Snow White and her 1930s damsel in distress-ness that modern feminists abhor to [...]

The anti-princess movement

Recently I saw this:http://www.upworthy.com/i-respect-these-female-heroes-so-much-more-with-tiny-waists-and-sparkly-dresses-lol-j-k-2?c=ufb1This makes me sad. Why must we, as adults, push anything on little girls? It's okay to pretend you're a Princess. It's okay to play with race cars, climb trees, read books, idolize historic figures, and look up to Disney princesses. Before you shove a 'we as a society' rant down my throat, [...]