Mom And Daughter Resort Room
  • On Jan 21, 2009
    Bryan from CA Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

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    I have a 4-year-old princess who is quite apprehensive when it comes to amusement park rides. I know Disney World is the place Dreams Comes True and my dream would be to ride Dumbo with her, if only once. Can WDW cast members help in any way?

    Hi Bryan,

    Disney is the place dreams come true! I hope your dream of riding Dumbo with you princess comes true too. I know of no official capacity that the cast members are able to help with your dilemma. My thought is that they do not know your daughter and her fears and would not try and convince her to venture on something that would frighten or upset her. However. the cast members are extremely helpful and encouraging and in my experience are looking for any way possible to add some joy and magic to every guest's trip. They may be willing to explain how the ride works and answer any questions she may have to help her feel secure-I would just ask.
     
    Let her watch the ride and see the ages of the other children riding and how they react and maybe that will help ease her fears. In the end if she chooses not to ride, it might be better to hold on to this dream for another trip and focus on other special memories and rides that the two of you can share-like her first picture with Mickey Mouse or watching Tinkerbell fly from the castle. Hope you both have a magical trip!
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Meet the Panelist: Margaret, Illinois

Hiya friends. I’m Margaret, mom to four young men and wife to my Prince Charming. Raised on the southside of Chicago, we have now moved our castle to the suburban cornfields. We are a pin trading, Hidden Mickey hunting, resort hopping family who loves to debate the best Disney World resort or attraction over the dinner table. I am thrilled to share some of our favorite tips and tricks in hopes it will add even more magic to your Disney World adventure. Learn More About Margaret

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