In Defense of the ‘Silly Frilly Dress’

tutu somersault

I wrote this piece for Mutha Magazine:

A few months ago my five-year-old daughter Alicia became obsessed with the TV show Barbie: Life in the Dreamhouse. My first instinct was to panic and do whatever I could to steer her back in the direction of her previous favorite show, Curious George. But I held my tongue and instead asked her why she liked the show. Her answer: “Because it has a thousand girls and only two boys.”

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