When Laurel hit her Princess phase at four, she chose Minnie Mouse as the theme for her birthday dress and party. Of course, I made a matching outfit for Robert.
The children have needed Disney outfits since their first trip to the Magic Kingdom 2 years ago. Even though we live little more than an hour from DisneyWorld, we can’t seem to get enough of it.
Seeing the wonder in the eyes of these two little grandchildren as we ride through It’s a Small World makes me believe in magic. And it restores me to my childhood, at least for the duration of the ride. It’s true what they say about grandchildren keeping you young–at least at heart.
Custom made Disney clothes for the adventure helps build their excitement. Not that it needs building! But the attention the children get from the characters just reinterates their Nana’s message, “You are special.”