Kuleen Lashley, Kid-at-Heart TravelingMom

Kuleen Lashley, Kid-at-Heart TravelingMom

Kuleen Lashley is a self-described “kids whisperer”. Random children discover her as she travels, some even hold her hand in line and have hopped on a ride with her at Disney World. Her own kids are now teens, but her fun-loving family still prefers travel locations and activities recommended for kids. Kuleen loves all things Disney. Proof of that? She married her husband Eric at the Polynesian Village Resort at Walt Disney World. Her family frequently travels to The Most Magical Place on Earth along with her parents that live across the street, and her siblings and their families. Kuleen blogs about her life at MySmall.World.


Disney World Quick Service Dining Dos and Don’ts

What the rest of the world calls fast food, Walt Disney calls Quick Service Dining. These are the restaurants where guests order at a counter, get their food on a tray and find a table on their own. For the most part, Disney Quick Service Restaurants work the same way. But there are a few Dos and Don’ts that will improve your Disney dining experience. After 20+ visits to Disney World, I consider myself a Disney Quick Service Dining expert. I actually pride myself on the ability to do Disney Dining the RIGHT way. More than once, cast members...

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Where to Find Texas Bluebonnets

They say that April showers bring May flowers, but in Texas, it is the winter rains that bring the beautiful wildflowers of spring. Taking your picture in a field of bluebonnets is a rite of passage for every child in Texas. Learn more about the Texas state flower and where to find them.   Where to Find Texas Bluebonnets Pictures in the bluebonnets are a rite a passage for Texas children. I remember my parents stopping on the side of the road to take our pictures for the family Christmas card. Fields of bluebonnets line the rural highways in...

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Walt Disney World Magical Express

Guests of a Walt Disney World Resort hotel can save money and skip long lines at the car rental counters by using the Disney Magical Express. Kid at Heart TravelingMom Kuleen guides you through each step of the process from reservation to your return home. Are you planning a trip to Disney World? Don’t make a Disney Magical Express $80 Mistake like TravelingMom Julie Bigboy. Read these tips, sit back, relax, and let Disney do the driving! Disney World Magical Express: The Basics The Magical Express is a free airport shuttle service available to all guests of a Disney...

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The Complete Bahamas Guide for First Time Visitors

With soft sand beaches and turquoise blue waters so clear you can see the bottom, it is no wonder that Nassau and Paradise Island, Bahamas are top family travel destinations. Whether you visit for a day from your cruise ship or fly in for a longer trip, stop first here for the complete Bahamas guide for first-time visitors. We’ve got everything from where to stay, what to buy, how to get around and a list of the best things to do in the Bahamas with kids (many of them free). Visiting the Bahamas I have visited the Bahamas twice....

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5 Reasons to Visit Georgetown, Texas

Georgetown, Texas, is more than just a pit stop on the road between Dallas and San Antonio. Located 30 miles north of Austin on Interstate 35, it is the Williamson County seat and home to The Most Beautiful Town Square in Texas. The Red Poppy Capital is known for its beautiful hike and bike trail and outdoor recreation activities. It is also the hometown of Kid at Heart Traveling Mom Kuleen Lashley. Despite growing up in nearby Austin, I knew little about Georgetown, Texas, before my husband and I made it our home. The next time you drive down...

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Romance at Disney World

When you think of romantic travel destinations, Walt Disney World may not be the first place that comes to mind. But the Most Magical Place on Earth isn’t just the top spot for family vacations. It is also a top-ranked location for honeymoons and destination weddings. It is also a growing destination for engagements. Disney World bride and TravelingMom Kuleen Lashley shares her tips for romance at Disney World. Romance at Disney World In 1995, my husband and I got married in an intimate ceremony at the Polynesian Resort in Walt Disney World. After countless trips to Disney with...

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Hotel Review: Comfort Suites Paradise Island Hotel

Considering a beach vacation? Choice Hotels has affordable hotel options throughout the Caribbean. The Comfort Suites Paradise Island hotel has renovated rooms and free hot breakfast. But its biggest benefit is included exclusive access to Atlantis Aquaventure. Conveniently located across the harbor from Nassau, it is a prime location to take excursions and enjoy the city. Hotel Review: Comfort Suites Paradise Island Hotel The Comfort Suites Paradise Island hotel is centrally located, making it easy to explore Nassau, spend a day at the beach, and take advantage of the included amenities of the Atlantis Resort. The friendly staff made me feel at...

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Medical Emergency at Disney World

When you go on vacation, you never expect to have a medical emergency. But they can happen,even at the Most Magical Place on Earth. Have you ever wondered what happens if you do need emergency assistance while at Walt Disney World? Find out about our medical emergency at Disney Hollywood Studios when my dad fell and broke his arm.   911 at Disney World As frequent Walt Disney World travelers, we have experienced our share of medical issues on vacation. We’ve had allergic reactions, heat exhaustion, and once my son even vomited on a Disney bus. These minor medical...

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5 Best Central Texas Holiday Trail of Lights

The weather is warm, and although there is no snow, that doesn’t stop Texans from celebrating the winter holidays. Central Texas has five of the most brilliant holiday trail of lights displays. Check out these twinkling lights in driving distance of Austin: Nature in Lights in Fort Hood, Rock ’N Lights Holiday Light Tour in Round Rock, Santa’s Ranch in New Braunfels, and Trail of Lights in Austin. 5 Best Central Texas Holiday Trail of Lights Displays My family gets into the holiday spirit by packing the kids in the car, turning on holiday music, and driving around to look...

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Nine Tips to Survive New Year’s Eve at Disney World

New Year’s Eve is one of the busiest days of the year at Walt Disney World. Crowds are shoulder-to-shoulder, and there are even queues to use the restrooms. Despite the warnings, do you still plan to ring in the New Year at the Most Magical Place on Earth? Then follow these nine tips to survive New Year’s Eve at Disney World. Nine Tips to Survive New Year’s Eve at Disney World My name is Kuleen, and I survived New Year’s Eve at Disney World in 2013. My family chose to spend the day at Disney Hollywood Studios, then we...

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