Episode-123-Avoiding-Meltdowns-at-Disney

123 Park Tip: Avoiding Meltdowns at Disney!

 

Kris & Megan talk about the top 5 reasons your kids might have meltdowns and how to avoid them.

 

Avoiding Meltdowns at Disney

Here are the top five reasons your kids might have meltdowns while visiting Disneyland or Walt Disney World.

 

They’re Hungry/Thirsty

Just because you’re at the Disney Parks doesn’t mean your kids will ignore their normal eating schedule. Keep this in mind and try to have snacks ready for their normal eating times if your next meal is going to be a little later than normal.

 

They’re Tired

Same thing here. If your young kids and babies are used to a nap schedule, keep this in mind. You may not be able to get them to nap at the parks, but at least it’ll give you some understanding as to their behavior. We’d suggest having some “quiet time” and finding an out of the way area to get away from all the busyness of the park.

 

They’re Hot/Cold

Try to keep your kids body temperature in mind while you’re at the parks. Especially if you’re babywearing or if your kids are in hot costumes.

 

They Need to Run Around

Sometimes your kids will need to get out and expend some energy. Especially if they’ve been sitting in a stroller or up in a baby carrier all day. Let them down to walk along with you if they’re able or find a play area like Princess Dot’s Puddle Park in DCA.

 

They’re Overstimulated

There’s so much to see, smell, taste, hear, and feel at the Disney parks, it’s easy for young kids to get overstimulated. Be aware of that and try to find ways where your kids can tune to the outside world, like in the stroller, or to be able to turn inward to you if they’re being worn.

 

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Our New eBook is Available for Preorder, Help Us Get the Word Out!

Hey Mouse Scouts!

We’re super excited to announce that our Guide to Visiting Disneyland With Young Kids is now available for preorder! This is something we’ve been working on for what seems like forever and it’s finally going to be released (in PDF ebook form) onFriday 6/16.

In a nutshell, this ebook will give new & young parents the confidence to bring their young kids and babies to Disneyland, arming them with all the pertinent info they’ll need to ensure they have a great time with their kids at the park. If you’re interested, you can find out more about it here!

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If you know someone who you think might find our book helpful, please share this link with them: https://gumroad.com/l/ GMS-Guide

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Episode-122-Kits-First-Magic-Trick

122 Family Fun: Kit’s First Magic Trick!

 

Kit talks about performing his very first magic trick, a coloring book that magically colors its self!

Here’s the video:

 

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Episode-121-Character-Dining-at-Disneyland

121 Park Tip: Character Dining at Disneyland

 

Kris & Megan talk about the different character dining options available at Disneyland Resort. Listen to the episode on the player above.

 

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Episode-120-Kit-and-Darth-Vader

120 Family Fun: Kit and Darth Vader


In this episode Kit talks about Anakin Skywalker and Darth Vader.

 

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Episode-119-Our-Top-Five-Disneyland-Fails

119 Park Tip: Our Top Five Disneyland FAILS!

 

Megan & Kris reveal their humanity as they list off their top five Disneyland fails! For better or worse, they’ve made the mistakes so you don’t have to.

 

Our Top Five Disneyland FAILS!

Listen in as we talk about us not taking our own advice in our Top Five Disneyland fails! Do as we say, kids, not as we do. 🙂

Food Fails – Here’s a couple instances where we’ve screwed up in the food department. Bread is important if you’re making sandwiches, right!?

Security Antics – Kris is always messing this one up … and of course there was the one time he inadvertantly ditched Megan & the kids…

Failure to Plan Ahead – Here’s a pro tip: always check out the blackout day calendar.

Failure on the Way Out – Leaving the park is easy, right? Not if you forget one very important piece of information …

Waiting in Line Fails – Megan shares two stories, one of which there was NO ESCAPE!

 

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Episode-118-Kit-and-A-Series-of-Unfortunate-Events

118 Family Fun: Kit and A Series of Unfortunate Events

 

Our young son, Kit, gives us his thoughts on the children’s books, A Series of Unfortunate Events, which is now an awesome new show own Netflix!

 

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Episode-117-Romantic-Disneyland-Trip-Without-Kids

117 Park Tip: Romantic Disneyland Trip without Kids

 

Megan and Kris each give their top five romantic things to do at Disneyland without kids. They also share some suggestions from their Facebook Group!

 

Top 5 Romantic Things to do at Disneyland without Kids

Kris’s Top 5

5. Take it slow.

4. Have a special meal together.

3. Hold hands, be that “mushy” couple.

2. Share a dessert.

1. Watch a show together.

 

Megan’s Top 5

5. People watching.

4.  Take pictures.

3.  Dine at Blue Bayou.

2.  Share a dessert.

1. Going on the fast rides together.

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Episode-116-Kit's-Take-on-Moana

116 Family Fun: Kit’s Take on Moana

 

In this episode, 5YO Kit gives us his take on Moana!

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Episode-115-Fear's-Guide-to-DCA

115 Park Tip: Fear’s Guide to What’s Scary at California Adventure

 

Megan & Kris talk about what’s scary at California Adventure (Disneyland Park is in a past episode) for young kids preschool aged and younger.

 

Fear’s Guide to What’s Scary at California Adventure

We’re mainly pointing out California Adventure Attractions that can be scary for kids 5 and under (preschool age) or a 40 inch height requirement and lower.

 

Hollywoodland

Monsters Inc: This ride is a dark ride and features monsters. If your kids are familiar with the movie Monsters Inc., the monsters really aren’t scary at all. Parents, use your discretion.

Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Breakout!: Having not opened as of the time of this recording, we really can’t speak to this attraction, though it can be assumed that it will still be thrilling, especially since they’re not changing the ride concept.

 

Bugs Land

It’s Tough to Be a Bug: This is a 3D show that features startling aspects, smells and other interactive elements. Also, the villain from the movie, Hopper, makes an appearance which may be frightening to young ones.

All Rides are ok: This is basically a “kiddie land,” with all rides being designed specifically for young children.

 

Cars Land

Radiator Springs Racers: This is a dark ride, as well as a thrill ride. The beginning bakes you through various scenes from the movie Cars as you’re gearing up for a race, which takes up the second half of the ride as you speed through a race course. A couple things you’ll encounter in the dark ride portion are the harvester vehicle and an oncoming train.

Luigi’s Rollicking Roadsters: There’s nothing really scary about this ride.

Mater’s Junkyard Jamboree: This is a ride in which you ride in trailers that spin around. It can tend to be a little rough and if your child doesn’t like spinning, you might want to move onto something else.

 

Paradise Pier

Little Mermaid: This is a dark ride that features scenes from the classic movie The Little Mermaid, including a scene with Ursula, the sea witch, which may be scary for young kids.

Toy Story Midway Mania: This is another dark ride which is a fun interactive game. Between sections though, the cars spin rather vigorously and may be an issue for youngsters.

Triton’s Carousel: It’s a carousel, have fun!

Mickey’s Fun Wheel: This is basically a Farris Wheel with some fun modifications! Some of the gondolas (which you can choose) are on a track the makes it swing more than a normal gondola would swing. Plus, you have the heights. The gondolas are enclosed though, so it’s safe.

Mickey’s Silly Symphony Swings: The issues you’ll deal with here are swinging and heights.

Jumping Jellyfish: This is a ride that takes you up high, and then lowers you down again. Think if it as a kiddie version of the Hollywood Tower of Terror without the “terror.”

Goofy’s Sky School: This is a mini roller coaster with sharp hairpin turns and extreme ups and downs. It’s a little rough too and the vantage points might be scary for young kids riding with you.

 

Grizzly Peak

Grizzly River Run: this is a fun raft ride that takes you through some rapids with plenty of spins, drops, and water. It is a bit if a thrill ride, and you will get wet!

Soaring’ Around the World: This is a wonderful ride that basically takes you up into a video projection transporting you to different places around the world as if you’re visiting them via hang glider, granted, a very large hang glider that seats about 75 people. Simulated heights would be the biggest scare factor here.

 

 

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