But even as a little girl in the ’80s, young Lauren had wondered why the Little Ponies didn’t have fantastic adventures of their own. She wanted to see more than the usual “safe” journeys to find a legendary treasure or bring home a missing princess. While playing with her own plastic ponies with purple hair, Faust made them embark upon amazing, epic tales of heroism, with loads of character development, true tests of friendship and loyalty, and complicated puzzles that took real brains to solve, not just a twinkling jewel and the power of love.
Screen time. Other than perhaps sleep training, I don’t know that there are two words that can cause more rifts between parents. It seems to be one of those things that parents are either all for (because screens are the future, we are raising digital “natives”, and they need to progress with the times) or totally against