Mom And Daughter; Magic Kingdom; Cinderella's Castle; AA; Mickey Balloon
  • On Oct 15, 2013
    Kathy from FL Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    We have stayed at several hotels there and I have noticed that there is no rocking chairs in the rooms to rock the very overtired little ones. I found this strange because you cater to families. Is there a way to request one for our room next trip?

    Hi Kathy!

    I've been in those shoes...many, many times!  While they're not available in the rooms, there are rocking chairs found in many of the common areas of some resorts.  You can also find rocking chairs in other locations throughout the parks, including the Baby Care Centers.  Not super convenient, for trying to get a little one down for a nap, so I'll share what we've done.

    Many of the desk chairs in deluxe resorts swivel somewhat, and we've used them before to rock a bit before bed.  We've also done the 'sit on the end of the bed and rock' method as well.  This one will burn some of those extra calories and work those abs, but it has been a solid go-to for us through the years. 

    There are also companies in the Orlando area that rent baby items such as cribs, bouncers, strollers, etc.  They also rent rocking chairs!  This is a fabulous deal for those that really need that motion to decompress and relax.

    Have a magical vacation!
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Meet the Panelist: Amanda, Texas

I am a former Kindergarten teacher turned stay-at-home Mom to my 2 boys and daughter.  I've been married to my High School sweetheart since 2000, and we consider ourselves experienced Walt Disney World travelers with little ones. Learn More About Amanda

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