Cinderella, Belle, Jasmine: Child development expert weighs in on little girls who love to play princess

MILWAUKEE -- Do you need to rescue your little girl from all the pretty, pretty princesses? Everywhere you turn their smiling faces are everywhere -- bandaids, diapers, water bottles -- but is that a bad thing?

Child development expert Jessica Lahner with Carroll University joins Real Milwaukee to talk about the princess culture.

What are girls attracted to princess play?

Developmental Explanations

    The Risks:

    The risks come into play when we allow the hyper-princess stereotype to influence our girls` perceptions of themselves and what it means to be a girl.

    Traditional princess themes include:

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