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The Brood: This mom doesn't want her daughter to hate pink

Amanda Deibert and her daughter.
Amanda Deibert and her daughter.
Amanda Deibert

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Four years ago, author Peggy Orenstein put out a book called "Cinderella Ate My Daughter: Dispatches from the Front Lines of the New Girlie-Girl Culture."

The book explored the phenomenon of "princess culture" and warned parents of the insidious effects of all things pretty and pink. 

But have we gone overboard in our disdain?

Los Angeles based writer and mother Amanda Deibert recently tackled the question in an essay for the website xoJane.