Parents want a Disney princess nanny. But kids can't live (and grow) in a cartoon

Parents want a Disney princess nanny. But kids can't live (and grow) in a cartoon

"We know this isn’t a normal request for nannies,” the mom says with what sounds astonishingly like self-awareness in a post on before she continues, “however, we think it would be a great way to teach our girls about things like determination, compassion, fearlessness and ambition from strong yet relatable female role models like Princess Tiana, Princess Anna, Belle and Cinderella.".

Original Influences

Original Influences

At the same time as emphasizing egalitarianism, Native American societies were also extremely conscious of what we would call the “rights of the individual.” As Colin Taylor writes, one of the central principles of the Iroquois and the Algonquian Indians “emphasized and defined the rights of the individual such that all actions of individuals were based on their own decisions and all group actions on the consensus of the participants.” (6).

Lauren Burnham, Arie Luyendyk Haven’t ‘Met Anyone’ With Baby Name

Lauren Burnham, Arie Luyendyk Haven’t ‘Met Anyone’ With Baby Name

“I was really nervous to be a boy mom because I just don’t know that I can relate as well, being a woman relating to a little boy,” Lauren told Us .“I have a little brother, and he’s so sweet and I love him to death, but sometimes I don’t really understand why he acts that way he does.

'Peppa Pig' accused of being sexist, discouraging girls from becoming firefighters

'Peppa Pig' accused of being sexist, discouraging girls from becoming firefighters

A London fire station's tweet calling out popular British kids' show "Peppa Pig" for using sexist language has spread like wildfire – and sparked a debate about gender specific wording.

Wanted: Disney princess nanny. Pays $53,000. Ability to 'commit to a character' a must

Wanted: Disney princess nanny. Pays $53,000. Ability to 'commit to a character' a must

The parents of 5-year-old twins say in a want ad "if there are any Disney-mad nannies out there who'd be able to help us out, please get in touch.". A family of 5-year-old twin girls wants to hire a nanny to permanently be in character as a Disney princess.

Bristol Palin Reveals Whether She Wants Baby No. 4

Bristol Palin Reveals Whether She Wants Baby No. 4

Nearly two years after welcoming her third child, Bristol Palin shared her thoughts on baby No. 4) “Maxxxxxed out with BD’s,” the Teen Mom OG star, 28, wrote to a fan on her Instagram Story on Wednesday, March 20, after being asked if she wanted to expand her brood.

Cory Wharton, Cheyenne Floyd’s Daughter Gets ‘Chocolate Wasted’

Cory Wharton, Cheyenne Floyd’s Daughter Gets ‘Chocolate Wasted’

Cory Wharton and Cheyenne Floyd ’s 23-month-old daughter, Ryder, made the most of her family’s Jamaican vacation by getting ‘chocolate wasted.’ Wharton, 28, shared a hilarious video of his daughter’s face covered in ice cream on his Instagram Story on Tuesday, March 19.

Kids and parents plead for diversity in children's books. 8 great titles that deliver

Kids and parents plead for diversity in children's books. 8 great titles that deliver

Scholastic issued a survey this week that showed demand rising from parents and kids for diversity in children's books. "Mary Wears What She Wants" and Merci Suarez Changes Gears" are two tales that reflect diversity in children's books.

Parents are arguing on Reddit about how many 'chuggas' come before 'choo choo'

Parents are arguing on Reddit about how many 'chuggas' come before 'choo choo'

A Reddit user said that his kid's teacher only says one "chugga" before "choo" and it ticks him off. A parent took to Reddit saying his kid's teacher only says one "chugga" before "choo choo" and the post blew up.

'Toy Story 4' trailer: Every parent knows Bonnie's 'spork' toy attachment and is crying

'Toy Story 4' trailer: Every parent knows Bonnie's 'spork' toy attachment and is crying

'Toy Story 4' trailer: Every parent knows Bonnie's 'spork' toy attachment and is crying. 'Toy Story 4' trailer: Every parent knows Bonnie's 'spork' toy attachment and is crying. Woody finds himself on a new adventure with a spork named Forky in "Toy Story 4."

See the sweet reason Al Roker always read this 1 book to his kids

See the sweet reason Al Roker always read this 1 book to his kids

In celebration of Brinson and his love of spreading the joys of reading, anchors Dylan Dreyer, Sheinelle Jones and Al Roker decided to donate their favorite books that they read to their own children. Dylan Dreyer's Favorite Kids' Book.

Yikes, I’m Behaving Like My Mother (or Father)

Yikes, I’m Behaving Like My Mother (or Father)

[ii]Although adults who do mistreat their own children are more likely to have grown up in an abusive family environment where the use of violence and aggression was a means for dealing with interpersonal conflict,[iii]the inference cannot be made that people who grow up in an abusive atmosphere will take on that behavior.

Why did the cow cross the road? To get to Chick-fil-A, obviously. Driver gets funny video

Why did the cow cross the road? To get to Chick-fil-A, obviously. Driver gets funny video

A driver in Noblesville, Ind., captured video of a cow crossing lanes of traffic to get to a . Whatever the reason, this white cow crossed three lanes of traffic in Noblesville, Indiana, over the weekend. Read or Share this story:

Doctors removed 7 pieces of popcorn from her son's lungs. Now this mom has a message.

Doctors removed 7 pieces of popcorn from her son's lungs. Now this mom has a message.

As the family was snuggled up on a Saturday evening to watch a movie and eat popcorn, Nash had a "small choking episode." "He started breathing quickly after and we didn't see anything come out," Goddard told USA Today of the Feb. 16 incident. Doctors removed six pieces of popcorn from Nash's lungs, Goddard said.

NBC correspondent Richard Engel gets emotional after son with Rett Syndrome says 'Dada'

NBC correspondent Richard Engel gets emotional after son with Rett Syndrome says 'Dada'

Engel, 45, opened up on the "Today" show Friday and penned a loving essay about his son Henry finally saying "Dada" after being diagnosed with Rett Syndrome, a rare genetic neurological disorder that leads to severe physical and cognitive impairments.

Unloved Daughters and the Dark Side of Maternal Gatekeeping

Unloved Daughters and the Dark Side of Maternal Gatekeeping

My siblings and I disagree about my mother but we’re on the same page about Dad.” A father’s refusal to push back against gatekeeping feels like a betrayal to most unloved children.

The True Villain of the ‘Momo Challenge’

The True Villain of the ‘Momo Challenge’

So, based on this impression, if this Momo Challenge was coercing children into self-harming, then why is it only coming to the public eye now?

'To the mum who doesn't want to be touched'

'To the mum who doesn't want to be touched'

"Every bone in my body has changed since I had a baby, of course intimacy would change too." I feel you, Mama (but not literally because I know that’s the last thing you want).

Sharenting or sharing stories?

Sharenting or sharing stories?

When parents post about their children online, they may be undermining the children’s sense of ownership over their own experiences: The story is being told about them without their input.

Principal in PJs reads bedtime stories to kids on Facebook Live. 'This is just more love'

Principal in PJs reads bedtime stories to kids on Facebook Live. 'This is just more love'

Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about LinkedIn Pinterest Principal in PJs reads bedtime stories to kids on Facebook Live. 'This is just more love' CLOSE This school principal virtually tucks her students in every Tuesday night by reading them bedtime stories in her pajamas.

A New Way to Capitalize on Your Story

A New Way to Capitalize on Your Story

Take a look at one of the 50+ stories in The Power of Character Strengths . She was asked to share a story about her top character strength of hope . 242) What strengths do you spot in Victoria’s story?

'ParentsNext wants me to go to playgroup. Without my kids'

'ParentsNext wants me to go to playgroup. Without my kids'

In order to meet her mutual obligations under the Parents Next program she was told that she would have to take a day off work and keep her daughter home from preschool in order to attend story time at her local library.

The Healing Power of Telling Your Trauma Story

The Healing Power of Telling Your Trauma Story

I've often been struck during my work with trauma survivors by the power of simply telling one's story to shift these unhelpful beliefs.

The best feminist children's books for Women's history month 2019

The best feminist children's books for Women's history month 2019

"She Persisted" Boxed Set by Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger $13.39 $17.99 This follow-up to the best-seller “She Persisted” introduces young readers to more women who changed the world, including Marie Curie and Malala Yousafzai.

'I know why survivors stay silent about sexual abuse, because I am one'

'I know why survivors stay silent about sexual abuse, because I am one'

Image: iStock "Suppressing my story has taken its toll" I’ve never told anyone this, but I remember a handful of times I was verbally and physically cruel to other kids.

'Just stop:' Jana Kramer shuts down mom shamers after posting video of daughter's tantrum

'Just stop:' Jana Kramer shuts down mom shamers after posting video of daughter's tantrum

Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about LinkedIn Pinterest 'Just stop:' Jana Kramer shuts down mom shamers after posting video of daughter's tantrum The "One Tree Hill" alum clapped back at shamers who offered unsolicited advice about her 3-year-old daughter's temper tantrum.

Jana Kramer Claps Back at Mom-Shamers After Daughter’s Tantrum

Jana Kramer Claps Back at Mom-Shamers After Daughter’s Tantrum

Jana Kramer ’s 3-year-old daughter, Jolie, threw a temper tantrum in her Sunday, March 3, Instagram Story — and the singer fired back at a troll’s response to her video. You don’t live in this house.

Dear parents, when you meet a child with special needs, don't leave. Stay and play

Dear parents, when you meet a child with special needs, don't leave. Stay and play

In honor of Developmental Disability Awareness Month, writer Amy Webb is asking parents to have their kids stay and play - rather than leave - when they meet a child with special needs.

Reddit poster reveals he's in love with his best friend and she wants him to be a sperm donor

Reddit poster reveals he's in love with his best friend and she wants him to be a sperm donor

"My [32 M] best friend asked if I would be her [30 F] sperm donor for her surrogate and I am in love with her but she has no idea," he wrote.

The Story of a Book

The Story of a Book

With this early developmental foundation in place, adolescents are positioned to begin to explore their own identity through story: Who am I?

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