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    Why do you take your kid to Disney?



    Why do you take your kid to Disney?

    And no, "fun" is not an answer!


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    Why not???



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    Re: Why do you take your kid to Disney?

    Good enough for me.


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    Well my husband is in the ministry and therefore we(my boys & I) share him a lot, that's okay but we like Disney because we get to get far away and don't have to worry about sharing him for that one week, he's all ours. My children are in church a lot and they love it but Disney is like a treat to them to say, Thanks boys we know you go and do sometimes when you don't want to or feel like it so here's a week that's all about you!! We let them choose our restaurants and everything we do that week.

    Plus my children love the magic of Disney and how the "real" world seems to disappear when your there. We have given them other options but they always choose Disney!


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    I don't have any kids of my own, but I can tell you why I take my cousins and why I'm taking my niece and nephew for their first trip next year. WDW and DLC are 2 of the places that simply hold a special place in my heart. I was raised going to Disneyland all of the time and I became Disney obsessed. They really don't lie when they say these places are magical. I just want my niece, nephew, and cousins to experience some of that magic and happiness I feel when I go. Watching their little faces experience the joy of Disney is absolutely priceless to me. I can't wait to be able to take my own kids someday.



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    My kids dont really have a say in it. They were born into the place. Both kids first times were when they were under 6 months old. So they go because daddy n mommy go. How lucky for them . I wonder though, when theyre adults will they love the place or will they be burned out? Hmmmm


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    Re: Why do you take your kid to Disney?

    Loving the responses, @ Jeffsprincess awesome answer!! I take my kids to Disney because I want them to experience what I never got to experience when I was young. We make it a tradition to go there every year if not every other year!! And yes I throw in other options but Disney is always the main choice!!

    @ Freshee61, Good question regarding your kids possibly getting burned out and I thought I would chime in on this one. Well speaking as an adult I never get tired of Disney and never will!! As for the kids well Disney is a place that stays in your heart forever and the desire to want to experience it over and over I don't think will ever end!!


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    It's a special place I went throughout my childhood and now share with my daughter. We started going when she was 4. Had to take a break for a couple if years. (money). We went back last year and have booked this Nov. and next year Oct. we have so much fun together and enjoy most of all being able to be together 24/7 for an entire week!! I'm a single mom who works 50-60 hrs a week. Love love love.


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    It's an excuse for my wife and I to go...



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    Re: Why do you take your kid to Disney?

    Ditto what That's So Raven and Freshee61 said. Plus, I need to have someone in the family that gets as excited about it as I do!


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    I cherish my childhood vacation memories whether it be trips to Disney, the beach, camping etc., and I want share/give m children similar experiences. I have many friends as well as my husband who did not take family vacations and they just seem to have missed out to me.


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    I was never fortunate as a child to be able to go, mom was a single mom raising two kids and struggling to make ends meet...I always had friends with families that vacationed and while they never rubbed it in or anything, and some even took me along, I always swore to myself that someday my own kids would have the chance to experience this special time together as a family.

    Whether at WDW or closer to home, it might not happen Every single year, we try to do something (even just a weekend getaway) to make these memories together.



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    Re: Why do you take your kid to Disney?

    Our kids and nieces and nephews love going it is a place where the rest of the world is shut out where you only have to worry about having fun all day long and living in the moment! Each year my kids have a memorie book they right in and once we get home they start planning what they wanna do the next year! We take our kids because not only it is magical but it is a place for us to slow down and reconnect with each other without life getting in the way!


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    I don't have any kids yet, but when I hopefully do I will take them to Disney World so they can be at the most amazing place on Earth. I remember when I was in grade school or junior high and so many other students would tell me they've never been to WDW or that they had only been once, while I was going once a year. I don't want my kids to end up like the ones that have never been to Disney before. Also it's a great way to introduce them to the amazing Disney culture.



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