I’m excited for Frozen 2 – but not a new wave of sexist merchandise

Frozen (2013) was released just shy of 2 years into me being the parent of a daughter. I was at the height of my determination that the princess-industrial complex was not going to dominate her childhood. Continue reading I’m excited for Frozen 2 – but not a new wave of sexist merchandise

Alternative Gift Guide for Girls

It’s that time of year when people are buying girls gifts – but not wanting to waste their money, many buyers tend to stick to more traditional present ideas.

So, here’s a few ideas for anyone looking to get something less stereotypical for a girl, based on things our daughter has enjoyed (or soon will…!) this year.

And yes, this list can be used for present ideas for boys too 🙂

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Review: DC Super Hero Girls – Search for Atlantis comic

Search for Atlantis is the seventh collection of DC Super Hero Girls comics, written once again by Shea Fontana, with art by Yancy Labat. Continue reading Review: DC Super Hero Girls – Search for Atlantis comic

DC Super Hero Girls: Out of the Bottle graphic novel review

DC Super Hero Girls: Out of the Bottle is the 5th graphic novel in the girl targeted DC brand, that also encompasses cartoons, toys, books, and other merchandise. Continue reading DC Super Hero Girls: Out of the Bottle graphic novel review

LEGO City Mining sets – Representation Matters

Smyths Toys sent us these 4 LEGO City Mining sets to review. They’re exclusive to the store, and came in very handy keeping us occupied on the recent snow day! Continue reading LEGO City Mining sets – Representation Matters