Some Girls Like Super Heroes. Some Boys Like Princesses.


Last week, one of my blogging buddies, Jaffer at ManiaRavings, sent me an email with the most PRECIOUS You Tube video, entitled, Riley On Marketing.

“Ron,

I don't know if you have come across this video ... it's spreading wild today on Social Networks.

It's this little girl ranting about choices of toys for boys and toys for girls.

I immediately thought of you as you had written before many times... how you always wanted a Barbie.

I'm in love with this little girl!"

THANK YOU SO MUCH, JAFFER!
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As most of my longtime blogging friends know, I ADORE children.

I adore them because they say what they feel without censoring.

They often see things, that we as adults have allowed the world to blind us into viewing through a cloudy lens.

Children view the world through fresh eyes; knowing what’s true and what’s false.

Their hearts are pure. Their minds are clear. Their vision 20/20.

Children have a way of bringing us back to what’s REAL, because they possess the uncanny ability to automatically see the BULLSHIT.

Being around children is probably one of the most amazing blessings we could have, because they give us the gift of SIGHT.

You see…

Some girls like blue stuff. Some boys like pink stuff.

Some girls like super heroes. Some boys like princesses.

And some like a little of both.

We’re all different.

And that’s something to enjoy.

After watching this video at least TEN times and laughing my ass off, I’ve come to the conclusion that Riley needs to be our first lady president. Because if elected, she’ll whip the consciousness of this country into shape in no time.

You ROCK, Riley!

Go, girl!

Please enjoy this short video…..

(make sure your volume is turned up)

57 comments

  1. Ah .. a girl after my own heart!!

    You wouldn't know this, Ron, but when I was young I didn't want the 'pink stuff' either. Of course, being born into a family of boys, to parents who LONGED for a girl, didn't help. I was dressed in frillies whether I liked it or not, and never allowed to play with the 'nasty, rusty' mecchano. One day, my brother and I swapped toys: a baby girl doll for a gun. My parents were livid. Not sure if they were more upset about their daughter playing with a gun, or their son wanting to play with a doll! They made us swap back immediately!

    I also wanted their neat, pop button fronted dark blue shirts and their lightweight cotton shorts to play in rather than my full skirted dresses, but apart from a couple of weeks a year on holiday by the sea, no dice.

    Interesting, isn't it? And despite their obvious fears, my brother isn't gay, (though I admit I was a bit of a tomboy ... unsurprisingly). So, OK, most girls want the 'pink stuff' and most boys want the 'other colours', but really, it doesn't mean a whole heap of beans, now, does it?

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  2. Oh, and HAPPY NEW YEAR!!

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  3. Hi Ronnie,

    This one is going to be shared with my fam; Riley, you rock!!!
    She said "the companies try and trick you" . Trick you into buying the politically correct gender toy and color... Sharp!
    I am all for cross gender toys, but do you think that society is ready? I am thinking that schools are still going to do it in the old fashioned way...

    I remember when I was a kid and I wanted to with the Lego set of my best friend's brother. I really wanted to play with it; my friend said something like "he will kill you if you touch it!". Thanks a bunch,girlfriend... hey; they might have stifled a promising career as an architect or designer; who knows??

    My parents never gave me Lego; prefering cuddly/ pinky things).

    It would be interesting to hear if there are parents among your readers, and what they do with their kids.

    Have a great day, buddy!
    xox

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  4. Aww that's fabulous. Thank you so much for sharing it. I hadn't even heard of it before. It would be a good idea if we could go back and think like kids. It would be so refreshing, don't you think, to be so unhampered by today's problems, worries and all the other serious stuff. We could do with more Rileys to put us straight. Happy 2nd of Jan, have a great week.

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  5. She had it spot-on, didn't she, Ron?!?

    As a society we seem to push rather than to allow "boys to be boys and girls to be girls". If we would just raise our children to do what they know is right, to love everyone for who they are, and to follow their dreams, no matter the color those dreams may be, we would be in such a better world!

    Wonderful post!

    Happy Monday,

    XOXO

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  6. Isn't that hilarious?? I saw that on TV; not sure what I was watching. She reminds me of my oldest when she was that age - the expressions, hand movements and tone of voice. LOVE IT!

    You are so right, Ron. Kids really cut through the bullshit, don't they??

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  7. Good morning Bijoux~

    Yes...it's freakin' HILARIOUS!!!! Every single time I watch it, I HOWL! I love her little hand gestures and facial expressions. She's ADORABLE!

    If you click on the link at the top of this post, it will take you to a few of Riley's other You Tube videos.

    This kid is gonna be a movie star, I can tell!!!!

    "Kids really cut through the bullshit, don't they??"

    You said it! And THAT'S why I love being around them so much!

    They give new meaning to: Freedom of speech - HA!

    Thanks for stopping by, my friend. Have a grrrrreat week!

    X

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  8. Good morning Valerie~

    " I hadn't even heard of it before."

    Me neither, so when Jaffer emailed me this video, I immediately went over to You Tube to check out Riley's other videos. She's faaaaaabulous!

    "It would be a good idea if we could go back and think like kids. It would be so refreshing, don't you think, to be so unhampered by today's problems, worries and all the other serious stuff."

    AMEN!!!! That's why (even at 56 years old) I try to hold on to that "little child" within me.

    "We could do with more Rileys to put us straight."

    You said it, dear lady! Rock on, Riley!

    Thanks a bunch for stopping by, Valerie. Happy 2nd of January!

    Enjoy your week!

    X

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  9. Hey there Jay~

    "Ah .. a girl after my own heart!!"

    Mine too!

    LOVED your story about the doll and the gun!!!!!!! You sounded A LOT like my mother because she too was a tom boy. In fact, she really didn't like all the 'girlie stuff' that girls played with. She was much happier hanging out with the boys in the neighborhood. Even till today, she's more comfortable being with around guys than other girls.

    "Not sure if they were more upset about their daughter playing with a gun, or their son wanting to play with a doll! They made us swap back immediately!"

    HAHHAHAHHAHAHA! OMG...how funny!

    "Interesting, isn't it? And despite their obvious fears, my brother isn't gay, (though I admit I was a bit of a tomboy ... unsurprisingly)."

    Yes, it IS interesting because in one of the comments left on Riley's You Tube profile, one gentlemen said that when he was a little boy, he preferred playing with dolls rather than boys toys, yet he was not gay either.

    "So, OK, most girls want the 'pink stuff' and most boys want the 'other colours', but really, it doesn't mean a whole heap of beans, now, does it?"

    No, it doesn't, you're right!

    Thanks so much for stopping by and sharing your story on this post, my friend. Muchly enjoyed!

    Have a SUPER week!

    X

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  10. HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU TOO, JAY!!!!

    ((((( Jay ))))))

    X

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  11. Bonjour Barbara~

    "This one is going to be shared with my fam; Riley, you rock!!!"

    Isn't Riley faaaaaaaaaaabulous????

    "She said "the companies try and trick you" . Trick you into buying the politically correct gender toy and color... Sharp!"

    OMG....didn't you LOVE that part????

    "I am all for cross gender toys, but do you think that society is ready? I am thinking that schools are still going to do it in the old fashioned way..."

    Yes, you're probably right, because it's much SAFER for society to stay with what they feel is more 'comfortable' for them to understand.

    "Thanks a bunch,girlfriend... hey; they might have stifled a promising career as an architect or designer; who knows??"

    Bwhahhahahahahahahaha! Hilarious, Barb!

    "It would be interesting to hear if there are parents among your readers, and what they do with their kids."

    Yes it would. So, I'm anxious to hear what they say.

    Thanks so much for stopping by, Barb! Have a GREAT day and week!

    XOXO

    P.S. It was soooooo wonderful talking with you yesterday on the phone. Thanks for calling!

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  12. Absolutely precious! The big corporations will be fighting to hire this smart little girl.
    Kids certainly have a way of putting things in perspective and calling us out on our own stupidity! It seems someone needs to take society down a notch and who better than a bright innocent child; maybe society will stand up and listen.

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  13. Good morning Diane~

    "She had it spot-on, didn't she, Ron?!?"

    You said it....spot-on!

    " If we would just raise our children to do what they know is right, to love everyone for who they are, and to follow their dreams, no matter the color those dreams may be, we would be in such a better world!"

    *cheering*

    I LOVE how you said that! And I sooooo agree!

    Thanks for stopping by, girl! Happy Monday!

    Have a flawless week!

    XOXO

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  14. Good morning SuziCate~

    " The big corporations will be fighting to hire this smart little girl."

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHA! You're absolutely right! I bet she's got corporations just waiting for her to get old to enough to hire her! I would love to see what Riley does in the future, in the way of her career.

    "Kids certainly have a way of putting things in perspective and calling us out on our own stupidity! It seems someone needs to take society down a notch and who better than a bright innocent child; maybe society will stand up and listen."

    A-MEN! Couldn't have said that any better myself!

    Thanks for stopping by, my friend! Have a great Monday and week!

    X

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  15. Oh great video Ron! Children are a constant joy, and I am so blessed to have five amazing grandchildren.

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  16. Greetings Akelamau~

    Isn't Riley a GEM???? I just wanna squeeze her cute little face!

    "Children are a constant joy, and I am so blessed to have five amazing grandchildren."

    Yes, they are. And so BLESSED you are in having five amazing grandchildren!

    Thanks so much for stopping by, m'dear! Happy Monday!

    Enjoy your week!

    X

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  17. Bravo Riley! You tell 'em girl! Thank you Ron for bringing this little gem to our attention. She is so right! I remember how when I was a teenager at first my dad wouldn't let me drive his motorcycle because "girls" weren't supposed to like that. Only the boys were supposed to drive motorcycles. Girls were only supposed to ride on the back behind a guy!

    Have a wonderful week!Enjoy your time off!

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  18. Ron, adorable video! Riley is so precious!

    I laughed so hard at her line about...."how the companies try to trick the girls."

    Hilarious.

    Riley is one smart cookie.

    Thank you for the laughs. And Happy New Year, Ron.

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  19. Hola Denise~

    Isn't Riley PRECIOUS????? I wish I knew her when I was a kid - HA!

    "I laughed so hard at her line about...."how the companies try to trick the girls."

    Meeeeee too! And you're right....she's one smart cookie!

    You GO, girl!

    Thanks so much for stopping by, Denise. Always FAB to see ya!

    Happy New Year!

    Cheers and X!

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  20. Good morning Peg~

    "Bravo Riley! You tell 'em girl!"

    Amen!

    " I remember how when I was a teenager at first my dad wouldn't let me drive his motorcycle because "girls" weren't supposed to like that. Only the boys were supposed to drive motorcycles. Girls were only supposed to ride on the back behind a guy!"

    HAHHAHAHAHAHA! OMG, how funny! Isn't something how we're taught 'gender roles' at such a young age? And yet today, you see TONS of girls riding motorcycles.

    Ride on, girls!

    Thanks for stopping by, dear friend! Happy Monday to ya!

    Yes, I'm going to soooooooooooo enjoy this month off - yipeeeee!

    X

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  21. Oh, so sweet - and honest! I have always hated that they start this role separation so early on in a child's life. I loved playing the games that boys played, like making a catapult, playing marbles and skimming stones. I loved playing with a bow and arrows and their guns, especially when it was a cap gun that made a loud bang when you pulled the trigger. I did play with girlie things too, but loved the boys games, possibly more.

    Yes, I was a tomboy ;)

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  22. it does seem very limiting, doesn't it? I don't frequent the toy department, but in that video there was a lot of pink overload in the packaging and products. Riley's right - what's up with that? I thought we wanted to help our kids develop imaginative thinking with a variety of products and designs and colors, not limit it to just pink princesses. I'm oversimplifying, but at her young age, Riley is so picking up on the flaws of consumer marketing. Maybe she will grow into a brilliant career in marketing and put an end to these limiting gender stereotypes. Good for her!! Thanks for sharing Ron :)

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  23. Just thought I'd mention... although I don't expect you can do anything about it.... I always ask for email notification of comments but the last two or three times nothing has arrived. I haven't done anything different to warrant a lapse by Disqus. It's not the end of the earth since all I have to do is revisit your blog to read the comments, but I wondered if you had an inkling as to why this should be. Glad you liked the funny header on mine, it won't stay, next one might be another funny hehehe.

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  24. Pamela D HartJanuary 02, 2012

    Oh.my.gosh! Riley is so precious. And boy (no pun) is she ticked at those “companies who try to trick the girls into buying pink stuff! LMAO! She’s right tough! Stupid Marketing Executives, LISTEN to KIDS!


    “We’re all different. And that’s something to enjoy.”

    Ron, that’s EXACTLY RIGHT! And we SHOULD be different because that’s what makes the world so wonderful! How boring it would be if we were ALL the same! I have a nephew who LOVED Barbie when he was younger. He wanted to be a Skater, just like Ice Skater Barbie! He took gymnastic and figure skating lessons and I praised him because he was SO talented! He also noticed my clothes and shoes.

    He told me one day, “Aunt Pam, promise you’ll always wear high-heels.” I said, “I promise, even when I’m ninety!”

    Needless to say I’m a bit of a girlie-girl, although I do have my tom-boy moments, like when I shoot my gun…yes I’m a gun-toting-mama and I CAN drive AND park a BIG ASS Dodge Ram 1500—better than some men (no offense guys who can’t park-big-ass-trucks!).

    I have so much more to say about this video that I just might have to write my own post!

    Thanks for the video, I watched it four times!

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  25. she is a doll or should i call her a super hero. well that's one good reason to be a girl, we can have anything we want. boys on the other hand have to keep up appearances and buy blue toys and boy stuff when all they really want is a barbie.

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  26. Hey Meleah~

    Isn't Riley the BOMB? I had never seen or heard of her until Jaffer sent me the video clip.

    I am now one of her BIGGEST fans!!!!

    Thanks for stopping by, girl! Hope you had a wonderful New Year!

    X

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  27. Hey ladyV~

    "she is a doll or should i call her a super hero."

    HA! Well, after viewing this video I would call her a SUPER HERO!!!

    "well that's one good reason to be a girl, we can have anything we want. boys on the other hand have to keep up appearances and buy blue toys and boy stuff when all they really want is a barbie."

    Bwhahahhahahahahahaha! You are soooooo right!

    Especially ME!!!!!

    Thanks so much for stopping by, girl! Hope you had a faaaaaaaaaabulous New Year! Looking forward to meeting you in person sometime this year!

    Have a super week!

    X

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  28. Hi Valerie!

    Wow! I have no idea what's up with that because you're the first person to mention it. I've not changed anything with my comment format, but I will check my Disqus account tonight to see if THEY changed anything.

    Thanks so much for letting me know, dear lady!

    "Glad you liked the funny header on mine, it won't stay, next one might be another funny"

    I LOVE how you change your headers - it keeps things fresh and fun!

    X

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  29. Yep, I want to be a girl. One like Riley. A real and straight-forward chick, with kindness but honesty. I like pink. I like girly things. I like boys who like girly things. And boys who like boy things. I like people who like people the very way they are.

    I like kindness. I like caring about others. I like being able to be me and to be loved. When I was in elementary school, kids teased me about my utter infatuation for anything pink. Then I decided never to tease anyone. And I never have!

    Pink New Year... Nude too! Sexy! Sensual! Giiiirrrrrrlyyyyy! Yay;)

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  30. Hey Babs~

    "Oh, so sweet - and honest!"

    I agree! Don't you just LOVE her?

    "I have always hated that they start this role separation so early on in a child's life."

    Me too! I think it actually stifles a child's individuality and uniqueness.

    " I did play with girlie things too, but loved the boys games, possibly more.

    Yes, I was a tomboy ;)"

    Yup....so was my mother! She loved hanging out with the boys in her neighborhood. My mom is one of those women who's not a 'frilly girl.' She's very feminine, but she's also not afraid to get her hands dirty.

    Thanks so much for stopping by, Babs! Always FAB to see your comments! Hope you had a grrreat Monday.

    Enjoy your week......X

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  31. Hiya Diane~

    "it does seem very limiting, doesn't it?"

    Yes, it does.

    "I thought we wanted to help our kids develop imaginative thinking with a variety of products and designs and colors, not limit it to just pink princesses."

    I totally agree, and no, I don't think you're oversimplifying. Actually, I think you're SPOT ON. To me, stuff like this stifles a child's individuality; placing them in box of gender stereotypes.

    "Maybe she will grow into a brilliant career in marketing and put an end to these limiting gender stereotypes."

    AMEN!

    Rock on, Riley!

    Thanks for stopping by and sharing your thought on this, my friend. Muchly enjoyed and appreciated.

    Have a super week!

    X to you and Cristybella!

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  32. Hey there Pamela~

    I LOVE your comment. It's filled with such PASSION!

    "Oh.my.gosh! Riley is so precious. And boy (no pun) is she ticked at those “companies who try to trick the girls into buying pink stuff!"

    She NAILED it, didn't she? I died laughing when she said that!!!!

    "And we SHOULD be different because that’s what makes the world so wonderful! How boring it would be if we were ALL the same!"

    My sentiments exactly! How boring the world would be if we were ALL the same, and did what everyone else did. I admire individuality!

    "He told me one day, “Aunt Pam, promise you’ll always wear high-heels.” I said, “I promise, even when I’m ninety!”

    Bwhahahhahahahhahha! OMG, Pamela, that made me HOWL!

    Your nephew sounds faaaaaaaaaabulous! And I agree, I love when women wear high-heels. I think they make a women's legs look so sexy!
    I work with a lady who wears the most awesome high-heels. However, I don't know how the hell she stands up in them all day, standing on a concrete floor. My feet would KILL ME!

    "although I do have my tom-boy moments, like when I shoot my gun…yes I’m a gun-toting-mama and I CAN drive AND park a BIG ASS Dodge Ram 1500—better than some men (no offense guys who can’t park-big-ass-trucks!)."

    Bwhahahahhahahahahahaha! HILARIOUS! You GO, girl!

    "Thanks for the video, I watched it four times!"

    You are so welcome! After Jaffer sent me the video, I KNEW I had to share it with everyone.

    Thanks so much for stopping by, you gun-toting mama!

    ALWAYS a delight to read your comments!

    Have a great week......X

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  33. Bonjour Susu~

    Isn't Riley the BOMB? I totally can see her as our next president!

    " I like boys who like girly things. And boys who like boy things. I like people who like people the very way they are."

    Amen, girl! Individuality!

    "When I was in elementary school, kids teased me about my utter infatuation for anything pink. Then I decided never to tease anyone. And I never have!"

    Me too! I was teased constantly, therefore I know how it feels. So I would never tease anyone else.

    "Pink New Year... Nude too! Sexy! Sensual! Giiiirrrrrrlyyyyy! Yay;)"

    HAPPY PINK NEW YEAR, beautiful lady!

    Looking forward to blogging with you in 2012!

    Have a great week!

    X

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  34. she's wonderful
    I love when she said they try to trick girls to buy pink things
    she's brilliant

    I had a freakin' princess meltdown this Christmas
    this has been going on since before Halloween
    enough!!
    I bought Hope building blocks and racing cars and books
    and clothes, none of which was pink

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  35. Hey there Lady Dianne~

    "I love when she said they try to trick girls to buy pink things."

    Bwhhahahahahhaahaha! Wasn't that FLAWLESS???? I laughed so hard when I heard he say that, I was rolling on the floor!

    "I had a freakin' princess meltdown this Christmas
    this has been going on since before Halloween
    enough!!"

    ((((( Dianne )))))

    Listen, don't ever hesitate to call me if want to talk. I've got off this month, so I'm here.

    "I bought Hope building blocks and racing cars and books
    and clothes, none of which was pink."

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA! YOU CRACK ME UP, WOMAN!!!!

    Thanks so much for stopping by, Di. Have a great week!

    X ya bunches!

    P.S. please give Hope a hug from Uncle Ronnie!

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  36. Herman TurnipJanuary 02, 2012

    That's one girl who's big into critical thinking. Genius! I'm busting a gut watching this one! Bwahahaha!

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  37. Howdy Herman~

    "That's one girl who's big into critical thinking. Genius!"

    I agree....GENIUS!

    Isn't she HYSTERICAL????? I want to have a party and invite her!

    Thanks so much for stopping by, buddy! Hope you had a fantabulous New Year!

    X to you and the family!

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  38. Ignore me, I'm trying an experiment.

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  39. This was great! I think I may need to share it on my fan page. This question has been spreading like wildfire among some of the mom blog sites, not because of this video. This kid is just hip and on top of the feminist issues. I liked Matchbox cars when I was little along with Barbies. I was ahead of my time.

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  40. Gooooood morning Jen~

    Isn't Riley faaaaaaaaaaaabulous?

    " This question has been spreading like wildfire among some of the mom blog sites, not because of this video. This kid is just hip and on top of the feminist issues."

    Yes, and I can see WHY. She's the next Gloria Steinem - HA!

    "I liked Matchbox cars when I was little along with Barbies. I was ahead of my time."

    Hey, I think that's GREAT! You're one who likes a little of both!

    Thanks so much for stopping by, Jen! Have a SUPER week!

    X

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  41. Aw, Riley is sooo adorable. And how true! Gotta love a little toddler rant.
    Thanks for sharing. :)

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  42. Love the story! This is so cute!

    Happy New Year dear!

    xoxo
    Stella

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  43. Greetings Stella~

    Welcome! Thanks so much for stopping by. Nice to meet you!

    Isn't Riley ADORABLE? I can SO see her as our FIRST lady president - HA!

    She ROCKS!

    Happy New Year to you too! Wishing you all the BEST in 2012!

    xoxo

    P.S. LOVE your name!!!!

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  44. Hey there Mary~

    Isn't Riley the BOMB?

    She's my newest MUSE!!!

    Thanks so much for stopping by, neighbor! Hope you had a super day!

    Are you LOVIN' this COLD weather? I am!

    Happy New Year!!!!!!!

    X

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  45. Jeanne PursellJanuary 03, 2012

    I saw this girl's video on the ABC Evening News!!! It is fabulous!!! I love that she sees through all of the CRAP and just tells it like it is! Good for you Girl!!
    xo
    Jeanne

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  46. Hi Jeanne~

    "I saw this girl's video on the ABC Evening News!!! It is fabulous!!! "

    Isn't she faaaaaaaaabulous??? Yes, I spoke to my mother on the phone earlier today and was telling her about Riley and she too told me that she had seen Riley on the news too!

    Riley is becoming a celebrity!

    "I love that she sees through all of the CRAP and just tells it like it is!"

    Meeee too! You GO, girl!

    Thanks so much for stopping by, dear lady! And please remember to send some of that SNOW my way, okay?

    Have a great week.....xo!

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  47. Rob LenihanJanuary 03, 2012

    Riley ses right through the marketing crap! Good for he. Thanks for posting Ron. Yes, children sure do have the "uncanny ability to automatically see the BULLSHIT" And that's why we love them! Happy New Year, buddy!

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  48. Hey there Rob~

    "Yes, children sure do have the "uncanny ability to automatically see the BULLSHIT" And that's why we love them!"

    Amen!

    And you go, Riley!

    Thanks so much for stopping by, buddy! And a HAPPY NEW YEAR to you too!

    The bestest to you in 2012!

    X

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  49. That's awesome. And your sentiment is true. I, for one, love the color purple. Not the movie starring Whoopie Goldberg, but the actual color purple. And I have been known to tear up while watching sad films. Not The Color Purple starring Whoopie Goldberg, but other sad films. Gender expectations be damned, I say embrace who you are, other people's opinions be damned!

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  50. *waving*

    Howdy Mark!!!!

    "I, for one, love the color purple. Not the movie starring Whoopie Goldberg, but the actual color purple."

    BWhhahahahhahahahahaha! YOU CRACK ME THE HELL UP! That was BRILLIANT!

    " And I have been known to tear up while watching sad films."

    Meeeeeeeee too! In fact, a few nights ago I watched the movie, "Big" with Tom Hanks, and the ending makes me tear EVERY SINGLE TIME!

    "Gender expectations be damned, I say embrace who you are, other people's opinions be damned!"

    Woot! Woot! You go, boy!

    Thanks so much for stopping by, buddy! Hope you're enjoying your vacay. Can't wait to read all about it!

    X

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  51. I tried to do this from my phone and failed... sorry if it is a dup! I LOVE THIS GIRL! Wise beyond her years. I remember when I was little I loved barbie and pink... but I would sneak to my brother's room and play with his cub scout knife. I even have a scar on my finger from it. Blue AND pink are COOL!

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  52. Hi there Katherine~

    Yes, your comment came through, and not a dup!

    " I LOVE THIS GIRL! Wise beyond her years."

    Isn't Riley the BOMB? I had never heard of or see anything about her until Jaffer emailed me this video. I'm now here BIGGEST fan!!!

    " I remember when I was little I loved barbie and pink... but I would sneak to my brother's room and play with his cub scout knife. I even have a scar on my finger from it."

    HA! Oh, how funny! And when I was little, I use to sneak into my sister's room and try on her fish net stockings - I kid you not!

    Bwhahahhahahahahaha!

    "Blue AND pink are COOL!"

    AMEN!

    Thanks oodles for stopping by, my friend. Hope you're having a superfantastic week!

    X

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  53. Talk about hyper verbal. LOL And talk about crabby--once again Moofie demolished my essay. LOL That's okay--you and I both know I go on and on and on and on.

    I still think she's cutter than a button. And you GO girl!
    We don't go one direction or the other with Bug. She can have any toy she darn well wants.
    Well, 'cept guns......cuz.....we don't do guns......

    We DO shoot marshmallows! k......I guess that counts as a gun of sorts--you'd have to see the shooter cuz it so doesn't resemble a gun....LOL And it's Nana's shooter....go figure. LOLOL

    We just like TOYS.
    TOYS are good.
    ......they're required. Ummm.....LOTS of toys. (needed to clarify that!)

    :-/

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  54. Gooood morning Mel~

    "once again Moofie demolished my essay."

    Aw shucks, sorry, Mel :(

    I wonder why, because I haven't experienced any comment issues since using Disqus?! Anyway, thanks for re-commenting.

    "I still think she's cutter than a button. And you GO girl!"

    Isn't Riley PRICELESS??? Apparently she's been on the news, but since I don't watch TV, I had never heard of her until Jaffer sent this video.

    "We DO shoot marshmallows! k......I guess that counts as a gun of sorts--you'd have to see the shooter cuz it so doesn't resemble a gun....LOL And it's Nana's shooter....go figure. LOLOL"

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHA! OMG...how FUNNY!

    The only gun I had as a kid was a water pistol - and I LOVED IT!

    Which reminds me, I should get another one because they're so much FUN! Water pistol fights!!!!!

    "We just like TOYS.
    TOYS are good.
    ......they're required. Ummm.....LOTS of toys. (needed to clarify that!)"

    You said it, dear lady. One is NEVER too old to have TOYS. LOTS of toys!

    Thanks so much for stopping by, Mel. Hope you're enjoying a fantabulous week!

    X

    P.S. Btw, we got some SNOW last night! Cept' it was just a 'little."

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