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VLF is 7 today! And I'm launching a new project...

Yes, ma'am, seven years ago I launched this lil ole blog and today I have decided to launch a new project. One that has been brewing for a few years now, but was put on the back burner due to other obligations that no longer exist. AHEM...I present to you:
The Feminist Princess Project:
How I vaccinated my daughter against the princess phase

Don't get me wrong, this is not an anti-princess project. In our home, we have a healthy princess culture. How we got there is what I want to share with all of you over a short series of videos. I hope to launch the first one in the next week.

This project stems from the countless conversations I have had with other parents, both moms and dads, who ask me how I was able to get through the princess phase (many assume it is about ages 3-5) without an actual princess phase. And I'm not one to hoard good information, so I want to share my thoughts and strategies with you!

Before I launch, I thought perhaps you have a question to ask me first. Do you have a question about raising a girl and princess culture? Email the project at No question is too small, silly, or stupid! OK, the only stupid question is the one not asked. You walked right into that, didn't ya?

I can't wait to hear your thoughts and address them during the course of this short project. 

Disclaimer: Just as the flu vaccine does not mean you won't get the flu, this vaccination against the princess phase does not guarantee your lil one won't go through a princess phase. I just hope it will be a healthier, shorter, and less painful phase. 


itchbay said…
Congrats on your anniversary!

And I'm eager to see what you've got in store for your Princess Project! I'm a fan of self-rescuing princesses myself.
Unknown said…
I am looking forward to the Princess Project. So wonderful!
Julia S. said…
I meant to comment on this post months ago and say how excited I am to read your thoughts on this topic. I remembered again when I saw my sister-in-law post this on Pinterest:
Veronica said…
thanks Julia! Sorry that my video skills are worse than I expected and it's taking longer to launch this project than I expected. Hopefully soon!

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