Mom With Kids After Run
  • On Jul 31, 2010
    Kim from KS Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Question on how the child swap works. We have a 11 year old & a 1 year old. My question is can a parent ride with the 11 year old & then swap with the other parent & the 2nd parent also ride with the 11 year old or will the 2nd parent have to r

    Hi, Kim!  This has always been the best part of the Child Swap option for our family!  The big kid gets a bonus ride! 

    It has always been our experience that if we choose to use the Child Swap option, one of us would hold on to the little one while the other rode with the bigger kid, and then the baby would be handed off while the second parent enjoyed the ride with the bigger kid!  The older kids always loved having the extra ride, and especially in our family, where there is a 10 year age difference between the oldest and the middle child, it was like a bonus treat for my oldest daughter at a time when she probably felt like the "baby" was getting all of the attention.

    I hope your family has a wonderful vacation in Walt Disney World!
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Meet the Panelist: Anna, New Jersey

My name is Anna and I am a wife, mother to three daughters and a son-in-law, and earning my Grandmom ears. I'm a law student and former teacher. I have planned vacations for all sorts celebrations, but really enjoy DVC vacations, helping military families, and assisting those with special dietary needs.    Learn More About Anna

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