18 November – Princess Day

 

Princess Day - Elizabeth Place

“Behaving like a princess is work. It’s not just about looking beautiful or wearing a crown. It’s more about how you are inside.”
Julie Andrews

Get treated like royalty because today is Princess Day. This holiday is a day dedicated to the idea that everyone, no matter who they are, can be a princess. Princesses can come from anywhere, and no matter what, princesses are always true to who they are. Read more about what Princess Day is all about and how you or your friends can take part in being a princess for a day.

When people think of princesses, they mostly think of the Disney princesses that have all the feminine traits that you can think of. However, the term princess did not come into use until the 18th century with King George I. Before that, many of the wives of princes would be referred to as “Lady so-and-so”.

Help children everywhere know how easy it is to be a princess by letting everyone know that it’s Princess Day! Host a party and play dress up. Set up a theatre show in your house and tell a story of a princess in the joy and turmoils of love and truth. If you’re an adult and love the idea of princesses, then have a party with your friends and talk about famous female figures in history who were also princesses.

(Source: www.daysoftheyear.com)