Author Archives: Jessica Brosnan

Jessica is a mother of one and an elementary school teacher in New Jersey. She enjoys musical theater and loves to cook. Jessica is a Disney Vacation Club member and is perpetually planning her next Disney vacation.

SAFETY NOTICE: 20 Preschooler-Approved Attractions At Disney World

Little Mermaid

Preschool age is prime time for a child’s first trip to Walt Disney World. Preschoolers have often developed a strong affinity for certain characters, and are anxious to explore the world around them. The following is a list of attractions and entertainment that your preschooler is guaranteed to enjoy. We’ve included warnings on any rides that have any potential “scare” ...

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Disney Height Requirements 101


There’s nothing worse than a child anticipating their very first time on a new Disney ride, only to find out at the entrance that he or she does not meet the height requirement. This happened to us when my daughter was four. We were just about to use our Soarin’ Fastpasses when the Cast Member at the entrance stopped us. ...

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Disney For Chickens – Walt Disney World for the Faint of Heart

Disney For Chickens

When people find out that I am a self-proclaimed Disney Fanatic, they often regale me with a list of their favorite Disney rides. These conversations often begin something like this: “Oh, wow! Don’t you just love Space Mountain!” or “Expedition Everest is awesome! I could ride it over and over again!” I always smile and nod approvingly, but in my ...

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Disney’s Premium and Platinum Packages – What You Get At Disney When Spending Big Bucks

How The Privileged Do Disney

Notice: This article was posted in 2014. Prices and packages quoted may no longer be accurate When you book a vacation package through the Walt Disney World website, there are many options to add onto a simple room reservation. Typically, families book a “Magic Your Way” package, which can include tickets and a standard or deluxe dining plan in addition ...

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8 Reasons Why You Should Go to Disney World and Never Leave

Castle Balloons

How many times have you thought about packing up your stuff and moving to Disney? I think about this almost every day. It sounds ridiculous, right? Well, maybe not. Here is our list of eight utterly compelling reasons why moving to Disney makes perfect sense. But please, read this article at your own risk. This list is so convincing, so ...

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14 Toddler-Friendly Attractions in Walt Disney World

Disney For Toddlers

Some people believe that toddlers aren’t old enough to appreciate a trip to Walt Disney World, but I think they’re just plain wrong. Disney has something to offer for all ages, and the toddlers in your group will absolutely LOVE a Disney vacation. Are there attractions that are appropriate for toddlers? ABSOLUTELY! Here’s our list of fourteen tried and true ...

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