Age 5-12

Magic Feather Parenting

Any Dumbo fan knows exactly what the Magic Feather is, as well as its importance and symbolism in the story. The Disney film was made over 70 years ago and the main character doesn’t say a single word during the entire…

Aye Matey! Come Join The Pirates League!

Who doesn’t love walking around Walt Disney World seeing all the little girls dressed up like princesses? Well if you have a family of all boys like us, you may wonder if there is something special for them as well.…

5+ Ways to Plan a Magical Disney Little Mermaid Trip

10 ways to plan a Disney Little Mermaid Trip - Discover how Disney World offers princess lovers lots of fairy tale magic throughout the Resorts and Parks. |iheartwdw.com Click through to see all the tips.

5+ Ways to Plan a Magical Disney Little Mermaid Trip Do you have a Little Mermaid fan in your family? Plan a trip for your princess lover and include lots of fairy tale magic available throughout the Walt Disney World Resorts…

FastPass+

If you are planning a WDW trip, you might find yourself asking a few questions about the FastPass+ system.   Things come to mind such as, “what in the World is FastPass+, how much does it cost, and how do I…

Rare Characters at Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

If you are like my family meeting characters is a big part of your Disney experience. Attending Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party will give you a great opportunity to visit with characters that are only available during holiday parties. Characters…

Disney Presents: Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

Disney never does anything halfway and that includes Halloween!  Beginning sometime toward the end of September, The Magic Kingdom is transformed with kid-friendly, “spooky” decorations.  Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party (MNSSHP) is held on select nights in September and October from…

Disney Cruising: large ships vs. smaller ships

Our family has had the privilege of sailing on the Wonder, the Magic and the Dream.   We have truly enjoyed all the ships, but our family has a favorite. The Disney Cruise Line has designed the Wonder and the Magic ships to…

Don’t waste those snack credits

When planning your magical Disney World vacation package, one thing that most people have is the way to utilize the Disney dining plan. And one mistake newbies make is what to use these snack credits on. Well, rest easy folks,…

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…

Planning for Disney World for a party of 10

Disney World did not know what hit them the first week of December.  My parents (2), my sister and her family (4) and my family and I (4) arrived in Disney on December 1. I was the primary trip planner.  Trying to…