Passports with Purpose: Supporting Literacy and Going to Disney

Wyndham Orlando

When I try to imagine a world without books, it's just too hard.  My whole world revolves around the written word, it always has.  When I was a child, I ran home from school to read books.  My mother took us to the library all the time.  When I finally got around to reading the classics, it was as though a whole new world opened up to me.  I majored in Journalism, started my career in television but naturally found my way into the publishing industry where I have worked for the last eleven years.  My love for reading and books has never waned and I am … [Read more...]

Animal Kingdom with Kids

It's Tough to Be a Bug Animal Kingdom with Kids

(This article 'Animal Kingdom with Kids' is also featured on TravelingMom.com.) When I started planning our trip to Disney World, I decided that on this trip to all the parks, I had to visit Animal Kingdom. It was the only park I had never visited, and I really didn’t expect it to be as good as it is. After a day in Magic Kingdom, which was really, really crowded due to spring break and Easter weekend, Animal Kingdom was much more manageable and far more enjoyable than I ever imagined. I’m not sure why I doubted for a minute that this park would … [Read more...]

A Child-Friendly Timeshare: Wyndham Bonnet Creek

Wyndham Bonnet Creek Child-Friendly Timeshare

My family and I discovered a true gem of a resort on our current trip to Disney World.  The Wyndham Bonnet Creek Resort is located 10-15 minutes from all the Disney Parks, Universal Sea World, downtown Disney and is perfect for families of all shapes and sizes. It's not a hotel or even a Disney resort; it's actually a timeshare.  It has so much to offer: location, activities, accessibility, spacious rooms, amenities, free shuttle service to all the Disney parks, five pools scattered around the resort, miniature golf, club rooms, an extremely kind staff … [Read more...]