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Lost Boys, Peter Pan, & Fort Building

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I’m wondering if Peter Pan’s story and the desire to stay young is more for the parents wishing their children to stop growing than it is about kids not wanting to grow up. One of the things that I’ve learned after 15+ years of parenting is that kids love it when you embrace life from […]

Win a Rapunzel Doll for Your Little Princess

We are big princess fans around here. OK, let me rephrase that. Us three FishChicks are big princess fans. And maybe FishPapa is, too. A few months ago, he got a book of Disney sheet music so that he could play some of the girls’ favorite songs at bedtime. Beauty and the Beast‘s theme song […]

A Review of Disney’s California Adventure

photo source: JGV A few weeks ago our family went on a little adventure, a California adventure. At Disneyland Resort’s California Adventure. Know this: I am a diehard Disneyland fan — to the core, no Disney World for this chick. I’ll take the real deal, thanks. So, while I could spend a week inside the […]

A Tangled Birthday Cake Idea

Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your long hair…. When I was a young girl, I had long, blondish hair that my mom would brush daily. And my mom would call me Rapunzel. I wasn’t really a princess, but in my eyes — and hers — I was. (Thanks, Mom.) It’s no different with my own girls. […]

Help Me! Disneyland Do’s and Don’ts?

I grew up as a Disneyland girl. My dad was — and still is — a kid when it came to Mickey, Donald, and roller coasters. His excitement about a day at “the Happiest Place on Earth” was contagious. And we were raring to go whenever he said so.¬†We lived about an hour’s drive away […]