If you followed Ariel, Eric, and their fairytale romance into The Little Mermaid sequel, then you know that Ariel went on to eventually have a child named Melody. (Who, ironically, dreamed of a mermaid's life under the sea, just as her mom had fantasized about two-legged, human life.)
While it is a very different experience seeing Ariel as a mother and not just a wide-eyed, imagination-filled, 16-year-old merprincess, you have to admit, it's kind of cool. So it should come as no surprise that the second we stumbled upon one Instagram artist's drawings of Disney princesses as mothers, that M absolutely wanted to share.
Click through the gallery to see all the pics of your fave princesses as parents, then let us know below: Which family portrait did you find to be the most shocking?
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