Why Wonder Woman is the Super Hero Movie my Boys Need (Yes, I Said Boys)

Why Wonder Woman is the Action Movie my Boys Need

Like many of you this weekend, I saw the new super hero(ine) movie Wonder Woman, and also like many of you I especially loved watching the excitement of the young female audience as they watched the newest Justice League member unveiled. I’ve heard a lot of moms of girls express gratitude that their daughters can grow up trading in Barbie for Amazonian princess action figures and that’s completely awesome.

I do not have a daughter. I am raising two boys. But as I watched this movie, my heart resonated with that same feeling of: This is the super hero movie we needed. Wonder Woman is so important to me as a mom of boys, and here’s why:

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The Good, The Bad, & The Broken Down in the Desert

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Est. 1989

This is a picture of my ‘sister’ Alleah and I when we were little girls. I say ‘sister’ because although we are not blood-related, this girl was there the day I was born and has been as much a sister to me throughout my life than any blood sibling could have been.

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