Elsa and Anna’s 10 Favorite Christmas Songs

Frozen Christmas Songs

If you have kids or grandkids, then you’ve probably seen Frozen. If you have young  kids or grandkids, in particular, then you’ve probably seen Frozen no less than 3,281 times. I’ve had a lot of fun experiencing the Frozen phenomena through my seven-year-old daughter. It’s a great movie with terrific characters, songs, and heart! Elsa, Anna, [Read More]

Our 2013 Trip to Disneyworld, Part II

Now that I’m sitting down to chronicle the remaining tales of our time at Disneyworld last week, I feel silly. Because, really, who cares? We went to Disney World and looking back it was fun. But when you’re there, it’s hard not to take it seriously. Every moment, every decision, every Fast Pass procurement is [Read More]

Our 2013 Trip to Disneyworld, Part I

I’m baaaaaaccccccckkkk. Yes, folks, we survived and thrived during our 2013 trip to Disney World. A good time was had by all and no ducklings were ripped to shreds in front of our eyes by a giant hawk. (Seriously, there is NO WAY that the Pool of Death story from last year can ever be [Read More]

What’s in a Name?

I was in the car with Sydney, 5, and we found ourselves discussing the Disney princesses. Mulan came up. “Mulan is a funny name,” said Sydney, wrinkling her nose. Eeek! My daughter’s a racist! I automatically thought in a split-second. She’s offensive to all Chinese people because she’s dissing Mulan’s name! I need to teach [Read More]

The Bad Dad’s Princess (Disney Week)

If you’ve ever taken your family to Disneyworld, you know it’s both exhilarating and exhausting. This, of course, means it’s the perfect setting for misadventures in parenting. Today I share the first of 3 posts stemming from my fam’s recent trip to the Happiest Place on Earth. Because I’m a genius (!), I declare this [Read More]