Villains, particularly Disney villains, are so deliciously easy to spot and decidedly terrible. We love to hate them. Fully. Completely. Irrevocably. 

But...what if they're not actually all bad? 

In this episode of the Magical Mindset Moments Podcast, we're going to peel back the layers of one of the baddest baddies around: Mother Gothel.

While we're certainly not here to excuse child thieving, there are clues in the opening number of Tangled that Mother Gothel might have a softer, if still likely self-serving side. Mod podge is involved in our exploration so if paper mache is a no-fly zone for you, skip this one. 😉 

In this one, we dive deep as we explore our stories about others and our stories about ourselves. So take a listen and be sure to come over to Instagram to tell us what you uncover as you explore this life lesson from Tangled.


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