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The Feminist's Guide to Raising a Little Princess

Nonfiction: Self Help, Social Science
Unabridged   6 hour(s)
Publication date: 11/07/2017

The Feminist's Guide to Raising a Little Princess

How to Raise a Girl Who's Authentic, Joyful, and Fearless—Even If She Refuses to Wear Anything but a Pink Tutu

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Audio CD ISBN:9781681688091
Digital Download ISBN:9781681688107


Smart, funny, and thought-provoking, this book shows feminist parents how to navigate their daughters' princess-obsessed years by taking a non-judgmental approach and encouraging meaningful conversation.

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Product Description

Devorah Blachor, an ardent feminist, never expected to be the parent of a little girl who was totally obsessed with the color pink, princesses, and all things girly. She wasn't sure how to reconcile the difference between her parental expectations and the reality of her Disney-worshiping three-year-old daughter.

Offering insight, advice, and plenty of humor and personal anecdotes, this mother shares her story of how she surrendered control and opened up—to her Princess Toddler, to pink, and to life. She addresses important issues such as how to raise a daughter in a society that pressures girls and women to conform to an unrealistic beauty ideal, and how to let her daughter feel free to be her authentic self.


"Blachor's The Feminist's Guide to Raising a Little Princess is a fun, informative read peppered with funny anecdotes and informative thoughts on things like the value of embracing the feminine, American optimism, and maternal healthcare." —Jennifer McCartney, New York Times bestselling author of The Joy of Leaving Your Sh*t All Over the Place

"In a world of toxic masculinity, knee-jerk reactions against princess culture are passé. Blachor’s humorous guide helps parents surrender to the magic and find the right balance.” —Jerramy Fine, author of In Defense of the Princess: How Plastic Tiaras and Fairy Tale Dreams Can Inspire Strong, Smart Women

"This funny and relatable book Is perfect for any imperfect parents who find things not going according to their parenting plans." —Julie Vick, Parenting Writer for The Washington Post "On Parenting", Parents magazine

"Humor abounds in this semicheeky examination of the pink world of princesses and little girls." —Kirkus Reviews

Author Bio

Devorah Blachor is a New York Times Motherlode columnist and also writes for the Huffington Post, McSweeney's, the Hairpin, Redbook, Mommyish, Good Housekeeping, and the Rumpus, among other websites and magazines.