Browsing Tag

Disneyland

Parenting, Travel

The Mickey Mouse guide to the value of money – saving for the dream family adventure

May 9, 2018

So we want to meet Mickey Mouse, but meeting Mickey and all his friends is not cheap. We were dreaming of an amazing family holiday – but how do we save for it?

First of all – we needed children buy in.

We started the discussion with the girls around where they wanted to go, and they each nominated two or three places in Canada and the US before voting for their favourites.

Now we had the girls “on board”, but it’s important to us that our children learn the value of money. So we started a conversation with the girls about saving money as a family. Continue Reading…

Travel

4000 miles, 5 weeks and 2 kids – an amazing journey series part 1

April 26, 2018

When my daughter was born on Independence Day I had always dreamed of taking her to see the fireworks at Disneyland for her birthday. So by the time we made the trip from New Zealand for her 12th birthday, it had been years in the planning.

But we weren’t going to go all that way without making the most of it! We made a bucket list, starting at Yellowstone in the North and finishing at Disneyland on Independence Day. But how to get to Yellowstone? Well, why not through Canada? Continue Reading…

%d bloggers like this: