Posts tagged "little girls"

Today’s Lady News: Shiloh Jolie-Pitt Is Just Trendy, OK?

Thank God, Shiloh Jolie-Pitt wearing boys' clothes is just a hot "trend" now. Whew! [USA Today] Manicures and raw food with Liz Phair? Yes, please! [NYMag.com] What will make women buy more liquor? Making the bottles "fashionable," duh. [New York Times]…
By: Jessica Wakeman / December 28, 2010

Today’s Lady News: U.S. House Could Not Pass Anti-Child Marriage Bill

A bill to further protect girls around the world from child marriage failed to pass the House of Representatives yesterday, despite unanimously passing in the Senate. According to The Washington Post, some members of Congress had circulated memos urging people not to support the bill because it would "overturn pro-life laws." However, the words "abortion"…
By: Jessica Wakeman / December 17, 2010

The Black Baby Doll Project Puts Dollies In Hands Of Little Girls

One of the privileges I had as a little white girl was always having had toys that look like me. In fact, American Girl's brown-haired, brown-eyed Samantha Parkington doll looked almost exactly like me. Like little girls all around the world, I used to hold her, brush her hair, pretend she wa…
By: Jessica Wakeman / December 8, 2010

“Pink Stinks” Parents Group Are Anti-Pink Toy Crusaders

There's good news across the pond for parents who want their little girls to believe they can grow up and be anything they want: A parents group called Pink Stinks, which pressures toy companies and stores to rise above marketing based on traditional gender roles, seems to have been successful…
By: Jessica Wakeman / December 6, 2010

Princess-ification Is Everywhere … Even The Bible

I am no Biblical scholar. Far from it. But there is one thing I know from the Bible stories that I have read: there weren't any princesses. Or frilly dresses, tutus or tiaras. Not so in My Princess Bible, a pink-washed Bible storybook for young girls about "God’s special princess."…
By: Jessica Wakeman / October 5, 2010

Little Girl Can Parallel Park Her Bike Better Than You Can Parallel Park Your Car

Today in awesome little girls, we have a young cutie-pie who can parallel park her bike with training wheels like Mario Andretti did laps at the Indianapolis 500. Step back, or you might get hurt! Just wait until she gets her driver's license. [Urlesque]…
By: Susannah Breslin / July 23, 2010

Little Girl Sings “The Distance,” Inspires Other To Go The Distance

Oh, how I pine for the days when I used to holler along to the music while riding in my car seat. Here, a 5-year-old girl belts it out like a banshee to the tune of Cake's 1996 track "The Distance." She's got some serious singing skills -- who knows, one day she could prove…
By: Susannah Breslin / May 3, 2010

Do Little Girls Really Need To Use Makeup?

OK, for reals, what is up with people trying to make little girls older than they really are? What happened to parents who refused to let their daughters wear makeup until a certain age? Suri Cruise is trotting around in high heels and now British star Katie Price has decided that she wants to…
By: Bianca Posterli / March 17, 2010
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