There’s Nothing We Women Can’t Be!

Consider this your daily reminder, courtesy of an old school Sesame Street clip!

I grew up a Sesame Street junkie, and this song was always one of my favorites. The empowering message resonated with me at an early age — “just look around you, it’s easy to see. There’s NOTHING we women can’t be!”

This year, Sesame Street celebrates 40 years of excellence, and according to that Newsweek article in the previous link, it’s ranked #15 in popularity of the children’s shows on air. That’s terrible news and I blame Elmo. Just kidding (I’m a Grover stan, for the record)!

It’s true, the Sesame Street nowadays isn’t quite the show I grew up on. But it’s still awesome and the messages of inclusion, equality, and respect remain. And for classic Sesame Street fans of my generation, all isn’t lost. You can get
Sesame Street – Old School, Vol. 1 (1969-1974) and Sesame Street: Vol. 2 – Old School (1974-1979). Your kids will LOVE it. And so will you!

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  1. When I was little, I use to rock my two Sesame Street albums. I must have drove my mom nuts. My favorite song was The skin I’m in.

  2. Great post :o) – Wow I am as old as Sesame Street :o)

  3. I used to love Sesame Street!! Great songs and messages.

  4. I remember this! *sways back and forth with the rest of the ladies in the song*

  5. Sesame Street and The Muppet Show were my two favorite shows growing up. My favorites on Sesame Street were Big Bird and Cookie Monster.

    I will definitely be treating myself to these DVD’s…just as I have the First Seasons of the Muppet Show on DVD.

  6. Gooodness!! my sis mentioned this to me just the other day…Sesame Street now is nothing like years ago. (my sis is only 21, and she remembers the good old days and the good old songs!)..I`ve got a new way to walk!…walk, walk..lol

  7. nolagirl says:

    Ummm Ernie all the way! I had a doll that I carried around with me. I still love my rubber duckie. Now its considered depressing to live in a basement apartment!I might have to invest in the shows for my unborn babies so they can know like I know. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5,- 6, 7, 8 , 9, 10 do do do do du de de du de dumnna duna dum

  8. Boo for Elmo! I agree ladies, Sesame Street is not the same as it was back in the day.

    I’m an 80s baby, and I *adored* this show as a kid. Glad its still around!

  9. love sesame street

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