Halloween has long been my favorite holiday -- a day of candy, scares and family. What could be better?
It is also, for my 3.5-year-old daughter, a day of princess play. But then, what day isn't? My daughter is the Queen of the Princesses (is there such a thing?). She loves pink, purple and all princess, all the time.
From the second she walks in the door at night, she demands to put on her princess dress. She loves to wear it to the mall and apple picking and just about anywhere we will let her get away with wearing it.
I don't have a problem with it and I don't think being girly ruins girls or makes them think they need men or have to dress skimpily. But, among my educated, urban peers, I am often alone in this.
According to the Vancouver Sun: