When we started thinking about a vacation two years ago, my husband and I were leaning toward a cruise on the Disney Cruise Line. We are serious Disney people and after over 25 trips to the parks, we wanted to try something different. At the time, my twin boys would be celebrating their 19th birthday on the ship.
We sat down at the dinner table to let them know that we were leaning in the cruise direction, thinking, of course, that they would be ecstatic at the idea. We couldn’t have been more wrong! They were very unhappy. The first thing out of their mouth was “you’re wasting our Disney money”!
After much persuasion, they decided to give it a try. Continue reading Disney Cruise Line with “Not So Little” Kids
- Disney World – where the magic is real
I have a lot of people ask me what the BEST age would be for a family vacation to Walt Disney World. I thought it would be fun to share the highlights of my family’s vacations.
We started our first family trip when my twin boys were 2 years old. Most people thought that we had lost our minds! It actually ended up being a fun filled trip! (On this trip, as well as all to follow, we were accompanied by my parents.) The most important thing was to keep the kids happy and their bellies full. That was an easy task. With all of the character dining, we accomplished both, at the same time. Their favorite place to dine was Crystal Palace with Pooh and friends in the Magic Kingdom. The loved Eyeore and Piglet visiting the table. There was constant movement and noise to keep their attention. The SpectroMagic parade was another favorite. From their strollers, they loved watching the lights coming down Main Street. That year, Disney featured a special stage show with all of the afternoon cartoon characters. Needless to say, we spent a lot of time at that show. Continue reading Walt Disney World Vacations through the years