I'm a college student working towards an English Writing degree. I'm a proud member of Sigma Delta Tau. I love Disney, HP, OUAT, travel, and good movies and TV.
I just started watching Doctor Who so bear with me.
I like to think normalcy is overrated.
Anonymous asked: Honestly I get why Disney turned most of the female characters male in Frozen. I mean let's be honest. If they were all female it would be a pretty boring movie, honestly speaking. It's sorta unfortunate but the fact is, without the drive of male characters, stories generally just sort of meander aimlessly.
RIIIIIGHT because females only gain agency through male involvement.
The movie would quickly lose direction without a large male role.
I mean, it’s not like anything interesting has EVER happened to girls.
You also don’t want to name a film AFTER a female character because then how would it ever do well with both general audiences?
Honestly, you’re right. The film would turn into nothing but two hours of girls braiding each other’s hair and other girly things because that’s all those silly girls are ever capable of. Hahaha! Girls!
I can only hope that in someday in the future girls evolve to be interesting enough to have more expansive roles in films.
- 1: Real (first) Name?
- 2: Current crush!?
- Cute guy from summer class, cute guy from freshman year, cute guy at my internship, the cute guy who works at Dunkin, the long list of celebrities . . . Should I even continue?
- 3: Addiction?
- Coffee, cats, British television, Buffy, musicals, OUAT, Disney
- 4: How tall am I?
- 5 feet 2.5 inches (same height as Kim Kardashian)
- 5: Relationship status?
- Single (Oh so single)
- 6: Girls I trust?
- Approximately ten of my sorority sisters and my bio sister (and my mom)
- 7: Boys I trust?
- Gay best friends
- 9: Current mood?
- 10: how many followers?
- 37. Holy . . . When did that happen??
- 11: Confession;
- I'm terrified of being alone for the rest of my life.
- 12: Who I miss?
- My dad. His birthday would be tomorrow.
- 13: Who I last hugged?
- My pseudo aunt
- 14: Who understands me?
- Select few sorority sisters, bio sister, and gay best friend
- 15: Someone who is always there for me:
- Mama bear
- 16: Last Text?
- to best friends: THE HILLS ARE ALIVE WITH THE SOUND OF MUSIC (being sung by Carrie Underwood)!
- 17: someone you cry to?
- Mama bear and best friends
- 18: Who makes me laugh the most?
- Mama bear, bio sister, best friends
- 19: Who I do the craziest stuff with?
- See #18
- 20: Who makes me smile?
- See #18
- 21: What am i listening to?
- CBS Evening News while I wait for Sound of Music Live
- 22: Turn on’s?
- Please don't get me started.
- 23: Turn offs?
- Sexism, homophobia, lack of intelligence, lack of humor, negativity, insensitivity
- 24. Bestfriends?
- My bio sister, the mama bear, my guy friends from high school and my select sorority sisters
- 26: Second confession?
- I'm afraid of having an insignificant life.
- 27: What I hate?
- Working retail and dealing with nasty customers
- 28: Last person to give you butterflies?
- The Ex? He Who Only Calls at Two AM After He's Been Drinking? Probably both.
How to talk to your daughter about her body, step one: don’t talk to your daughter about her body, except to teach her how it works.
Don’t say anything if she’s lost weight. Don’t say anything if she’s gained weight.
If you think your daughter’s body looks amazing, don’t say that. Here are some things you can say instead:
“You look so healthy!” is a great one.
Or how about, “you’re looking so strong.”
“I can see how happy you are – you’re glowing.”
Better yet, compliment her on something that has nothing to do with her body.
Don’t comment on other women’s bodies either. Nope. Not a single comment, not a nice one or a mean one.
Teach her about kindness towards others, but also kindness towards yourself.
Don’t you dare talk about how much you hate your body in front of your daughter, or talk about your new diet. In fact, don’t go on a diet in front of your daughter. Buy healthy food. Cook healthy meals. But don’t say “I’m not eating carbs right now.” Your daughter should never think that carbs are evil, because shame over what you eat only leads to shame about yourself.
Encourage your daughter to run because it makes her feel less stressed. Encourage your daughter to climb mountains because there is nowhere better to explore your spirituality than the peak of the universe. Encourage your daughter to surf, or rock climb, or mountain bike because it scares her and that’s a good thing sometimes.
Help your daughter love soccer or rowing or hockey because sports make her a better leader and a more confident woman. Explain that no matter how old you get, you’ll never stop needing good teamwork. Never make her play a sport she isn’t absolutely in love with.
Prove to your daughter that women don’t need men to move their furniture.
Teach your daughter how to cook kale.
Teach your daughter how to bake chocolate cake made with six sticks of butter.
Pass on your own mom’s recipe for Christmas morning coffee cake. Pass on your love of being outside.
Maybe you and your daughter both have thick thighs or wide ribcages. It’s easy to hate these non-size zero body parts. Don’t. Tell your daughter that with her legs she can run a marathon if she wants to, and her ribcage is nothing but a carrying case for strong lungs. She can scream and she can sing and she can lift up the world, if she wants.
Remind your daughter that the best thing she can do with her body is to use it to mobilize her beautiful soul. Wordpress (via exoticwild)