Ariel: The Little Drama Queen

Can we just face the fact that it is impossible to be mature, classy, and poignant all the time?  As much as we need to show the world that we are upstanding and responsible masters of the universe, there  are times that we just need to lose our minds and go a little batshit dramatic,…

The Horror Behind Disney

I have been on a nostalgic rant lately.  Nostalgia is good for the soul- the recall of happy memories can improve your sense of well-being.  Just because some of the posts have not been entirely happy, does not mean the evocation of being a child is not happy.  We are not talking about being a…

How I Lost My Childhood Innocence: Lions, Horses, and Bees/Ants, oh my! (no priests involved in this story)

There comes a point in every parent’s life when they turn to television and movies a form of babysitting.  Being able to go to the bathroom by yourself or plan that week’s meal plans without a tiny bundle of joy demanding your constant attention or distracting you with endless crying can be liberating.  You probably…

Belle Was On Fleek

Beauty and the Beast is a movie most of us have seen and we can remember the opening scene where we first meet Belle.  She loves books, she is independent, and she has no desire to marry the most masculine, handsome man around.  Her dad was slightly gonzo, but he was an inventor so it was…