Things We Learn From Disney Princesses Part 2

Our previous post was about the things we learn from Princesses Snow White, Cinderella, and Aurora. If you missed it click here to read it!

Today we continue forward with Ariel, Belle, Jasmine, Pocahontas, and Mulan.

ARIEL – Be Curious

Little Mermaid Fin

Ariel is one curious princess.  She explores sunken ships, visits the surface, and talks to seagulls to learn more about the human world.  She collects things to help her learn more about the world above.  And yes, this curiosity causes her to fall in love.  Her love for Prince Eric causes her to act in drastic measures, selling her voice to the sea witch to finally visit the world she has longed to be a part of her whole life.  To her, three days is a dream come true.  She meets Prince Eric, and he eventually falls in love with her (after a few days, a close call with the sea witch).  Her marriage to the prince tore down her father’s prejudice for the human species, and united the humans and mermaids. None of this would have happened if she didn’t want to know more.  

Things We Learn from Disney Princesses

Disney princesses have gotten a lot of flack lately for all of the negative things they teach girls. I for one, believe the opposite is true. I believe that we learn a lot from these princesses. They have spunk, courage, beauty, kindness, and manage to save the day and solve problems when it seems like all hope is lost. I for one love the Disney Princesses and what they teach us to be.  Each one has a unique take on the world, and while I cannot possibly write everything we learn from them, I have taken one point from each princess that I believe is worth sharing.