Four ways to make your child’s first Broadway show a success!

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We recently took our two boys (ages 6 and 7) to their very first theater performance on Broadway. And… they loved every second!

They were at perfect ages to pay attention and still be in awe of the production. Our kids have seen local theater and smaller scale performances, but Broadway is really something special. As we reflected on the day, four things stood out as helping us create a memorable and smooth experience for our whole family and hopefully yours as well!

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Our Top 5 things to Remember about Character meet-n-greets at Disney World!

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Who says princesses are for girls? My little guys LOVED meeting the princesses and all of the characters during our last Disney Vacation. And, we learned a little bit along the way about how to make the most out of the character interactions.

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Meeting Princess Tiana

Characters at Disney are such a part of the atmosphere and magic that before you get there it’s hard not to envision your kids (or yourself) running up to Mickey and becoming best friends! What you don’t picture are the hundreds of other people also running up to Mickey or the sheer number of things to do at Disney World other than meet characters.

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Having completed trip #3 (and already booked trip #4) we are getting into the sweet spot of understanding how to navigate the world of Disney. Here we present our Top 5 tips to help your family have great character interactions: Continue reading

The downfall of Disney discounts…

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… lessons we are learning.

We are fresh off our Ballpark Touring and now gearing up for Disney World in October. We started planning this trip more than 9 months ago, reading more experienced blogs, watching videos on YouTube and continually checking the official website for updates. However, we are learning that all of the preparations capable from a mere mortal (and I do a LOT) still do not guarantee you a discount… even when they are released. (My blood pressure is rising even as I write this.) Continue reading