Disney Princesses are beloved and beloved by children.
They’ve become part of their childhood.
And the more kids know about them, the more they enjoy them.
“Disney Princesses have been around for many years,” says John Stott, a professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.
“We’re not talking about some new breed of baby.
We’re talking about an established, established, recognized, favorite character.”
So why, after all this time, are so many parents so enamored of them?
“The problem is, there’s a whole range of emotions associated with them,” says Stott.
“The desire to have a child that is a princess, the desire to be a good parent, the sense of accomplishment, the joy of being able to go to Disney World, the feeling of belonging, the wonder of the magic that is Cinderella, and so on.”
And as we’ve all learned, these things take time.
“I think there’s an emotional component to that,” says Lidia Lopez-Alt.
“It’s a bit like the love of a friend that’s lost.”
For Lopez-Alts, a 31-year-old artist, she started watching Disney Princess videos when she was six.
“At first, I didn’t really like them. I didn