Does you child suffer from Walt Disney World Withdrawals?

Aleisha M. (NDM#150) (50 Posts)

Growing up inn the suburbs of Washington, D.C., Aleisha has never let distance stop her from enjoying Walt Disney World vacations. From an early age, whether it be on a family vacation or tagging along with a friend on her vacation, she fell in love with the magic and the joy that Disney brought. Now making her own memories as a DVC member with a Star Wars obsessed little boy, she tries to capture the same magical feelings into every day life. She has quickly established a reputation with friends, relatives and coworkers as a real-life Belle. Always with a book in her hand and available to help others plan their magical Disney vacations. Beyond Disney, Aleisha is a lover of all genres of music; craves a good concert from time to time, considers her food allergies a blessing rather than a curse and can be seen at the good old hockey game during the NHL season.


 

photo credit: Marc Lorenzo
photo credit: Marc Lorenzo

Do you know someone who goes through Walt Disney World withdrawals? If you are a frequent visitor to the most magical place on Earth than you probably know what I am talking about. We are the ones that get cranky if we haven’t gone in awhile. We start rambling on and on about various rides, attractions and swear that smell reminds us of a certain bakery on Main Street U.S.A.

Does this sound familiar?
Yes both my husband and I suffer from it, but it hasn’t been until recently that my son goes through it as well. In fact, if I have it bad, I am pretty sure he has it worse. So how do you know if you if your child suffers from Disney World withdrawals?

1. They yell “We need ketchup” out the window to the worker at your local drive-thru.
2. They request to drink out of either the resort Rapid Refill mugs or the cups the restaurants give them during dinner. Bonus if you still have the light up Buzz/Tink they give with it.
3. The local bus starts looking exactly like the Magical Express bus.
4. He starts doing the two finger point whenever they start talking.
5. During playtime they ask if you want to use snack credits for your plastic food purchases.
6. The Garden Grill, Chef Mickey’s or ‘Ohana are common request for dinner.
7. They start a conversation with anyone regarding Disney World anywhere at any time.
8. Their teacher asks who Mickey, Luke and Belle are.
9. Even your neighbors know exactly how many days you have until you return.
10. After coming through the doors, the first thing they say is “Welcome Home.”

So do any of these sound familiar? And if so what is your best way to cure those Walt Disney World withdrawals until you once again return?

Aleisha M. (NDM#150)

Growing up inn the suburbs of Washington, D.C., Aleisha has never let distance stop her from enjoying Walt Disney World vacations. From an early age, whether it be on a family vacation or tagging along with a friend on her vacation, she fell in love with the magic and the joy that Disney brought. Now making her own memories as a DVC member with a Star Wars obsessed little boy, she tries to capture the same magical feelings into every day life. She has quickly established a reputation with friends, relatives and coworkers as a real-life Belle. Always with a book in her hand and available to help others plan their magical Disney vacations. Beyond Disney, Aleisha is a lover of all genres of music; craves a good concert from time to time, considers her food allergies a blessing rather than a curse and can be seen at the good old hockey game during the NHL season.

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