Monthly Archives: May 2012

Wheelchair and Special Needs Accessibility on a Disney Cruise

If you or a family member needs an ADA room or has special needs call the Disney Cruise Line Special Reservations Line (407) 566-3500 for help booking your trip. The representative can answer all of your special needs and accessibility … Continue reading

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Senses Spa and Salon on the Disney Fantasy Cruise

Now that you know how a Disney cruise can work for your special needs kid, it’s time for you to rest and relax. First stop – the spa! Whether it’s a spa service like a massage, full experience with a … Continue reading

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Disney Cruise: Castaway Cay

Disney has it’s own island in the Bahamas – of course! It’s named Castaway Cay (pronounced “key”) and depending on your cruise, you might visit it once or twice. It’s a fun port of call on this relaxing vacation. Here … Continue reading

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Things for Parents To Do on a Disney Cruise

Yesterday I wrote about the kids clubs on a Disney cruise and how they work for special needs kids. All of our kids have different needs, so some children might participate all day non-stop, while others might need breaks. Either … Continue reading

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Does the Disney Cruise Kids Club Work for a Special Needs Kid?

A couple of months ago I had the opportunity to cruise with Disney on their new ship, the Fantasy. This was a press trip so I was flying solo, and although I really missed my family, it gave me a … Continue reading

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Affordable and Super-Portable Sun and Wind Shade

Typical summer activities for our family include going to the beach (usually at Cannon Beach on the Oregon coast) and boating on lakes and rivers in eastern Washington. When we go to the beach we’ll spend a day walking, flying … Continue reading

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Summer Camps for Special Needs Kids

Has your special needs kid ever gone to summer camp? Where and how did it go? Aside from VBS at local churches, my special needs daughter has never been to a summer camp. I guess I’ve always been a little … Continue reading

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What Makes You Fear Less?

Earlier this week I was asked to write an article for TravelingMom.com about being fearless – or fear less. I wrote from a travel perspective, but have been thinking about the most intense fear I have ever experience, which was … Continue reading

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What Does a Mom Do on a Vacation Alone? Find adventure!

Recently I had an opportunity to take the Disney Fantasy Preview Cruise with TravelingMom.com, and since I was flying from one corner of the country to the other I thought I’d make the most of my stay and go a … Continue reading

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Hang Gliding in Orlando

Moms need adventure, too! Watch the video to see me hang glide – it was so much fun and really liberating. Wallaby Ranch has been doing this a long time, they have a perfect safety record and are a great … Continue reading

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