Getting the most out of my trip

So you are well rested after your adventure in the Magic Kingdom yesterday, and ready to take on Epcot, right? Let’s go! While the Magic Kingdom is the smallest park on property, Epcot sometimes appears to be the biggest. (It’s not.) Epcot is actually divided into 2 lands, FutureWorld and […]

Epcot: a big new world!

For anyone visiting the Vacationing Your Way: Special Needs forum on, you will notice many threads about dealing with a variety of special needs at Walt Disney World, Disneyland, and Disney Cruise Lines. In my last few posts I have talked about my personal experiences with Hidden Needs at […]

Autism at Disney: Tips From my PassPorter Friends

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” Truer words were never spoken! That simple statement applies to all facets of life, including the journey to better health. And that journey needs to include good food choices, exercise and a healthy lifestyle. If you are already in […]

Beginning a Healthy Journey

Every day I deal with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Social Phobia, Generalized Anxiety, Major Depression, and Hereditary Spastic Paraparesis. However, I personally only “suffer” from a mild case of depression. So why do I deal with all those other things? Simple, I am a mom, girlfriend, and caregiver to two wonderful […]

It’s the CAREGIVER’s Vacation Too!!

Deciding what time of year to visit Walt Disney World is probably one of the biggest questions you’ll toy with when planning a trip to visit Mickey. After more than twenty trips, I still agonize over this question. So, how will you decide? Well, for starters, I’d suggest that you […]

What’s the best time of year to vacation at Disney?