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Walt Disney World #DisneyKids Kindermoon Twitter Party

Tweet   Celebrating the beginning of a new stage of life is often a tradition, with honeymoons for weddings and babymoons before the arrival of your first little one. Walt Disney World Resort would like to introduce a new concept to help you celebrate one of the biggest milestones of childhood – the Kindermoon. Create […]

A Kid’s Three Can’t-Miss Spots on the Reimagined Disney Wonder

Tweet It’s always fun to interview your kids after vacation and learn about their favorite parts of a trip. When we visit Walt Disney World for the first time, we thought their favorite parts would be the parks or the characters. Instead, they told us our days spent poolside were their favorite. This time, I […]

The Wonder of the Disney Wonder

Tweet A few weeks before our cruise on board the newly reimagined Disney Wonder, I sat down with my daughter to figure out what our must-see activities would be while we were onboard: “Should we reserve a time to meet the princesses?” “No. I don’t care about princesses anymore, mama.” She’s only eight years old, […]

An Open Letter to Everyone Under 18 Going to See The Force Awakens

Tweet Dear Youth of the Nation, Do you like that? I didn’t call you whippersnappers, shake my cane at you, or yell at you to get off my lawn. In a gesture of good faith, I’m willing to refer to you as youth. Let’s begin this conversation from a civilized place, shall we? This Thursday […]

The Day I Became a Disney Pin Collector

Tweet Last month my daughter and I flew to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, on her 11th birthday to learn more about what it means to be a tween visiting Disney Parks (more to come!). I first took my princess to Walt Disney World when she was four years old, the focus on a […]

Legacy

Tweet One of my primary goals as a mom is to transfer the treasures of my own upbringing to my children while protecting them from the traumas. My childhood was a mixed bag of wonderful reckless abandon and stormy turbulence. I admired and respected my hard-working mother, yet often missed her presence. I fought without […]

The Next Chapter in Disney’s Polynesian Resort Story

Tweet My Polynesian Resort story began in 1981. I was a Minnie Mouse loving three year old the first time I stayed at Disney’s Polynesian Resort with my best buddy Bun Bun in tow. I still remember two of my favorite treasures from that visit – a shell necklace and a floral lei – as […]

5 Ways Disney Parks Push Me to Be a Better Parent

Tweet If we’re being honest, we all know that family vacations tend to include more than their fair share of stress. Add a couple overtired children to that stress, and what you’ve got is a recipe for parenting disaster. My husband and I have traveled to Walt Disney World Resort enough times now to be able to do so […]