Author Archive for Tonya Hidalgo

Tonya Hidalgo is an absolute Disney nut! She is the mother of two small children, looking for any excuse to go back to Disney World. During her mother's battle with COPD, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, they found ways to make each trip with her mom magical. Some people may think that it's too hard to visit Disney World with small children or physical disabilities, but Tonya believes that each memory makes it all worthwhile. She has been visiting WDW since she was five years old. She even worked at Disney Hollywood Studios back when it was Disney MGM Studios. Her love of Disney and family has brought many experiences that she is willing to share.

Tips For Guests With Disabilities

Assistance for guests with disabilities

The “happiest place on earth” can be challenging when you are caring for someone with a disability, but if you know the tools that are available to you, it is not as bad as you think.  The Disney Theme Parks…

Great Disney World Attractions for Kids

Riding Toy Story Mania

One question that I have heard countless times is, “Are there any good rides for kids?”  Over the past few years we have explored this very topic. We have two children, five and two, and their favorite place in the…

Stroller Packing List

When packing your stroller remember that it will be the place that your kids will be for hours.

How do you know that you have everything you need with you?  It’s simple.  If the stroller is too heavy to push, you’ve probably got it.  My husband always thinks that I bring too much… until we need something, and…

Choosing A Character Meal

O'Hana character dining

There are many kinds of character meals to choose from, but how do you choose the best one? This is best answered by thinking through the needs of your family. Do you have children? If so, how old are they?…

The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights Ends This Year

Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights

After twenty years of holiday magic, this will be the last year that The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights will appear at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. There will be two options to help you celebrate this final year: The Merry…

Tips for Long Queue Lines with Children

Seven Dwarves Mine Train Queue

So you are traveling with a child that has no concept of time and patience.  There are worse things that could happen in life.  You could have someone hold your eyelids open and pluck all of your eyelashes out, or…

Disney Memory Maker As Your Personal Photographer

It's Tinker Bell!! - Memory Maker

Have you ever wanted to be able to take a photographer along on a family vacation?  Just think of all of the photos that seem to be missing that key family member.  Usually it is us, moms, or dads. It…