The Scary Side to Otherwise Tame Disney World Rides

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I love it when my students come back from a trip to Disney World.  Their memories are so fresh, so vibrant, so real!  I feel like a (teeny) bit of me has made the trek to the most magical place on Earth!Five and Six year-old kids tend to speak about Disney trips in three major themed chunks; 1. the hotel (aka pool), 2. the most daring ride they braved, and 3. the characters they met.  Everything is magnified, as hand gestures bring life to memories.  I'm never surprised to hear that even the … [Read more...]




Disney World Weather – Escape From The Cold To A Winter In Florida

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“Whats the Weather Like at Walt Disney World?” Is one of the most commonly asked questions out there when it comes to planning a WDW vacation – and it’s something to take into consideration when figuring out when to go to Walt Disney WorldHere’s a quick rundown of the average WDW weather conditions:January/February: Expect temperatures to be in the 50-70 degree range, with an average rainfall of only around 2 inches per monthMarch/April/May: As spring comes around, the temperatures … [Read more...]




Pack, Buy, or Ship – How to Get Your Items to Walt Disney World

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When packing for a Walt Disney World vacation, it's a good idea to consider what to pack, buy,  or have shipped to your resort.  The super cool thing too is that when buying souvenirs at Disney, you can have them sent directly to your house-no hassle of packing them in your luggage for the car or plane ride home.  I want to share with you some items you might consider packing, buying, or shipping to Disney.Pack:Ponchos.  You'll be sooo glad you did.  I learned from experience that … [Read more...]




Top 10 Ways Walt Disney World Has Spoiled Me

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Walt Disney World is an escape from reality, my own personal Neverland if you will; and ever since my first visit, the real world and other vacations I have taken have failed to measure up! To put it simply, Walt Disney World has spoiled me! How? Read for yourself my top 10 ways and maybe you will find that you've been spoiled too!10. Permission to Behave Like My Kids-Disney World has taught me that skipping, screaming, pointing, and wearing Mouse Ears is perfectly acceptable no matter age … [Read more...]




Top 10 Disneyland Rides For Visitors Short On Time

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Listed below are my top ten rides at Disneyland for visitors short on time.  While a large number of Southern California residents own an annual pass to the Disneyland Resort, there are just as many out of town visitors.  A common question asked by many is the number of days necessary to properly experience all the rides and attractions at the Disneyland Resorts.  I always recommend a 3 day minimum - one day per park with the third day to revisit the favorites and enjoy dining and shopping in … [Read more...]