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By Molly Mills “Can we go get Halloween costumes?” has been the daily question at our house since October 1st. The question usually elicits an internal sigh, followed by a self-reflection on why I dread this topic so much. One quick search for girls’ costumes online and the variety of sexy pirate (superhero, doctor, etc) …

Over school vacation I took my 10-year-old daughter to see “Cinderella,” curious about how they would update this “timeless fairytale.” After all, we’ve been seeing charismatic and outspoken princesses like Anna from “Frozen” and Rapunzel from “Tangled”; I figured Cinderella might swap her glass slippers for Converse high-tops, start a wish-making business with her fairy …