10 Walt Disney World Freebies

It really is possible to get something for nothing at the Walt Disney World Parks.

Finding free things and activities at Walt Disney World is not a fairy tale. In fact, Walt Disney World offers its guests many opportunities to enjoy something for nothing. And, while many of these things may seem like small potatoes compared to the price of a family vacation, all of them are priceless in their own way. Top 10 WDW Freebies Free ice water: Many people don’t know that you can go to any counter service restaurant in the Walt Disney World Parks and ask for a cup of ice water. They may not be huge, but you can get them…

Using humor with teens: It’s not what you say, but HOW you say it

Using Humor to Talk to Your Teen

When it comes to having tweens and teens, you never know when or where you’ll find a teachable moment. I take them where I can get them, even if it isn’t the most…conventional way of getting my point across. Here’s a lesson I keep trying to drill into the adolescent brains in my house: It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve told them this. It just doesn’t stick around for the long haul. So, I get into broken record mode and the girls, inevitably, shut down. Sound familiar? Whether…

Unplug Your Kids: Connect the Family on October 16

Unplug Your Kids, Connect Your Family Day is October 16

Note: This is NOT a sponsored post. I make no money from the coupon offer listed below. A representative from Carrom Company asked me to get involved with this initiative and knew I had to sign on) It’s time for a little truth this Tuesday morning. My family is way too connected… To our electronics, that is. As much as I’d like to point the finger at my DD16 and DD12, her father and I are just as bad when it comes to being attached to our phone or computer. For me, it’s harder to break away because I use the…

Book Review: Pulled Within by Marni Mann

Pulled Within by Marni Mann--book review

I’m thrilled to participate in Marni Mann’s Pulled Within CLP Blog Tours courtesy of Chick Lit Plus! The company provided me with a complimentary e-book copy of the book to read and review. My opinions are solely my own and I make no money from any of the links, the author, or the publishing company for this review. Pulled Within Synopsis Pulled Within by Marni Mann tells the story of Rae, a young woman touched by tragedy in too many ways for someone her age. Life in Bar Harbor, Maine is not the tranquil, beautiful existence the tourist town appears to be for this…