Mom And Son On Run
  • On Feb 8, 2009
    Kathrine from PA Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    hi my hubby and i are takin our dd (2.5 and 3.5 at time of trip) for the first time. none of us have ever been and i have no idea where to start w planning gor the kids or what to do w them any tips would be GREAT! thanks

    Hi, Kathrine!  It can sure seem like a lot when you begin to plan your first trip to Disney!   I am glad you found the Moms Panel so we can make your planning a little easier!

    Start HERE for planning.  This is the Vacation Booking Guide on  It walks you through step by step with all the details you will need to book your magical vacation.  It will even help you with choosing your dates, let you select your resort, dining options and more.   This Booking Guide really makes it fun!

    Based on your kids ages, you might like the moderate resort Caribbean Beach.   Here, they have really cute pirate-themed rooms, a nice food court, and a wonderful swimming area that is nice for the little ones.  All 4 theme parks will be enjoyable, but many of their favorite rides and characters will probably be found in Magic Kingdom and Hollywood Studios.

    Try the link from above, and start your planning.  If you need more detailed advice, feel free to drop us a note.   Have fun!
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Meet the Panelist: Cathy, Ohio

I am a fundraiser/event planner turned stay at home mom. When I am not running to cheerleading practice or a soccer game with my kids, I enjoy scrapbooking, reading, and of course, planning our next Disney adventure!

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