Aliens have taken over my teen... but she's fighting back

A friend once told me that parenting during the teenage years goes so much easier if parents remember that an alien has taken over their teen. ...more

Five Educational Experiences at the Disneyland Resort

The Pea and I just got back from a trip to the Disneyland Resort! ...more

Going to the Disneyland with the Middle School Band

This is a picture from The Pea's first 6th grade concert. ...more

Ways to save time at the Disneyland Resort

Many Disneyland and Disney World posts are about ways to save money. ...more

So You Athletes Think You Can Dance? Yes, We Can!

When friends and family think of my sons, the first words that come to mind are probably: Identical....more

The Pea goes to Japantown

I'm proud to introduce my new guest blogger: The Pea! ...more

Show your DisneySide with a Mickey Paintball Party

The boys have wanted to try paintball for some time now. ...more

How to Decorate Mickey Paintball Rice Krispy Treats with Royal Icing Transfers

Any time there's a party in our household, there's a good chance that it's going to include rice krispy treats. ...more

How to throw a fuss-free Indoor Soccer Party -- Jammy's 11th birthday celebration

When I asked Jammy what kind of party he wanted to throw for his 11th birthday, his answer was immediate: a soccer party. "Okay," I asked. ...more

Disney DIY: How To Make a Mickey Paintball Bandana

When you sign up for a paintball birthday party, you'll probably be told that the paint is washable, but you probably don't want to be wearing your best clothes. Recommended clothing includes long sleeved shirts, long sleeved shorts, close-toed shoes, and bandanas.Since 3Po was celebrating his 11th birthday with a paintball party, I thought it would be fun to make bandanas for all his guests. And since we were giving the party a Disney theme, I decided to add a Mickey silhouette to the bandanas! ...more