Super Powering girls: Why more Female Superheroes are Important and a need of the hour

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Author: Gauri Kshirsagar

Girls’ empowerment, to be fair, has been part of the Disney princess marketing message. Ever since The Little Mermaid came out in 1989, Disney has been customising fairy tales to make them palatable to modern sensibilities — injecting some level of spunk or work ethic into one-dimensional characters, tweaking story lines so princesses could play at least some role in their own saving. But I have felt these efforts to be faulty given how the tie-in consumer products have turned out. Segregated toy aisles — Cars vs. Dolls, Lego Star Wars vs. Lego Friends, pink vs. blue, delicate toys vs. masculine toys — and the messages they send to both boys and girls about ambition, interests, and career possibilities. Their purpose is to primp, pose, and drum up a global appetite for bling.

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Review: KidKraft Rectangle Table and 2 Chair Set – Espresso

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Author: Gauri Kshirsagar

I bought this beautiful study table set when my twin girls were 4 years of age, and I am writing this review after 1 year of use. My girls love it, and it has been a great addition to our play area giving it a very functional and inviting space. Continue reading “Review: KidKraft Rectangle Table and 2 Chair Set – Espresso”

Toy Story Collection: Unboxing Mr. & Mrs. Potato Head

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Author: Gauri Kshirsagar

Toy Story is a computer animated film series and Disney media franchise that began with the 1995 film of the same name, produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. I bought these Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head’ figurine for my twins’ 4th birthday along with other Toy story merchandised. Continue reading “Toy Story Collection: Unboxing Mr. & Mrs. Potato Head”