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My daughter is not a Princess!

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DrSeuss Thu 02-May-13 20:09:04

Another reference on FB to a friend's "Little Princess.". Am I the only one who prefers to avoid this word? My two year old is bright, funny, cuddly, sometimes stroppy. I hope she grows up to be something that makes her happy, no idea what yet, just something she finds fulfilling. Why would I give her such an inane title? The Duchess of Cambridge, who I actually really like, has a degree from a top university. She now has no right to express an opinion and will always be second to her husband. Not really what I hope for in my daughter's life!

tvmum1976 Sat 11-May-13 02:48:20

The whole princess thing is truly vile.

AgnesBligg Sat 11-May-13 02:49:23

Daft cow is also said with pride and love. You bint.

CookieB Sat 11-May-13 02:55:03

Princess even though they know they are not is a term of endearment. U daft cow.

CookieB Sat 11-May-13 02:57:03

I'd never call my daughter a cow. Cos it means slag where I am from.

tvmum1976 Sat 11-May-13 03:24:08

princess aspiring girls should be shown a photo montage of princess Anne and princess margaret in her later years.

MrRected Sat 11-May-13 03:46:21

I don't why people have such strong views about a term of endearment. I call my daughter Princess, Possum, Blossom, Scary (derivative of her name). None of them are based in reality. She is very clear on the fact that she is not a royal, is not small and cuddly, colourful or frightening.

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