Truth is princess culture hurts our girls (& boys for that matter) in ALOT of ways. Mamas & babas, aunts & auncles, godparents… let’s be mindful of this. Let’s try and look at this through our own cultural lenses.
http://www.forbes.com/sites/learnvest/2012/06/28/7-ways-youre-hurting-your-daughters-future/ 7 ways you’re hurting your daughter’s future
http://www.npr.org/2011/02/05/133471639/saving-our-daughters-from-an-army-of-princesses Saving our daughters from princess culture
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2289347/Parents-risk-turning-daughters-spoilt-princesses-letting-dress-up.html Parents risk turning daughters into spoilt princesses
http://www.mommyish.com/2012/01/02/fallen-princesses-dina-goldstein-965/ “Fallen Princesses” series reveals the dangers of princess of culture
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Djnv7Yact-I Peggy Orenstein discusses her book, Cinderella Ate my Daughter
P.S.- Now if you choose to call your daughter “princess” make sure she knows this: http://babyandblog.com/2014/07/7-historical-warrior-princesses-i-want-my-daughter-to-emulate/