Ths DIS is a great place to ask Orlando Stroller rental questions and share tips.
Orlando Stroller Rentals is your #1 place to rent a high-end stroller to use during your family vaction to the Orlando area.  

Go Back   The DIS Discussion Forums - > Disney Trip Planning Forums > Disney for Families
facebooktwitterpinterestgoogle plusyoutubeDIS Updates
Register Chat FAQ Tickers Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 06-30-2009, 06:16 PM   #16
Don Disney
DIS Veteran
Don Disney's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 873

Yes you are a bad mommy!!!! You should have let babay hear the song in utero! My wife was pregnant with our DD 5 when we went to Disney World in 2003-My DD 5 had her 3rd and 4th birthday at Disney;Our other DD 4 was 1,2,and 3 years old(not birthdays though)at Disney!!! Be prepared,I think you might be encouraging another DIS'er!!!! I don't think there is ANYTHING wrong with what your'e doing-just be prepared when the youngster is ready to go to "The House of Mouse"!
Don Disney is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-30-2009, 06:40 PM   #17
DIS Veteran
xanphylus's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: GA
Posts: 1,358

I must be yet another bad mommy! My 9 month old son loves tv. He even tries to turn it on and off himself! He plays with his toys while his older sister (8) watch Phineas and Ferb and all the other Disney kids shows! He is going to meet Mickey for his 1st Birthday this Sept- I am starting his love of the mouse early!
1994- Off site, 2007- Off site, 2009- PoP Century, 2010- Canceled, 2011- Canceled AGAIN

Trip Report: Davys in Wonderland- A baby's View of Disney
PTR: Come on kids- we're going to DisneyWorld!!!

xanphylus is offline   Reply With Quote
Register to remove

Join Date: 1997
Location: Orlando, FL
Posts: 1,000,000
Old 06-30-2009, 07:45 PM   #18
DIS Veteran
Colleen27's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Michigan
Posts: 16,923

LOL! I'll join you on that bad mommy bench. DD7 decided when DD11mo was born that the best way to make sure the baby wasn't scared of Mickey was early indoctrination. So from the time the baby started scooting and being even a little interactive, DD7 would pull up a beanbag chair to cuddle in on the floor, put MMCH on (DVD), and explain who all the characters were to her baby sister. It is just so cute that I couldn't discourage it, and at 11mo, the baby gets excited and bounces/dances every time she hears the MMCH music. And now that she's walking and getting into everything, it is a nice little big of downtime - she's constant motion any time she's awake, except for that half hour that Mickey is on in the morning!
~~**Colleen & Crew**~~
POR 10/05 ~ BC 08/07 ~ WL 01/08 ~ CBR 12/09 ~ POP 03/11 TR/ DR
POP 1/12 TR ~ ASSp 5/12 ~ CSR 3/13 ~ POP 4/13 ~ ASMu 12/13

Colleen27 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-30-2009, 08:50 PM   #19
DIS Veteran
phillmolly's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 573

Thanks all for not me feel bad!!! I love, love, love disney and the fact that my son enjoys it also helps me get my DH on board! He is already talking about a family trip every 2 or 3 years!!! Yeah for us. Maybe as Will gets older he can help me talk his dad into a trip every year, LOL!
phillmolly is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-30-2009, 09:08 PM   #20
Earning My Ears
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Near Chicago, IL
Posts: 27

Nope, you're not a bad Mommy for letting him watch MMCH. Our 8.5 month old watches it once in a while too. He probably watches Elmo on SS everyday for about 10 minutes!
Me DH DS (Baby)

POR ~2008 (Pre-Babymoon)
POR ~ 2005 (Honeymoon)
GF ~1990 (DH)
GF ~1989 (DH)
Offsite ~ Early 80's (DH)
aeip1980 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-30-2009, 09:30 PM   #21
DIS Veteran
JerseyMamaBear's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 1,143

if your a bad mom, then call DYFS on me because being 8 1/2 months pregnant with a 13 month old by my side, I only wish she would sit long enough to watch cartoons. Now the free credit report .com commercial and the theme song to the office and Golden girls always gets her attention so I now have them as ring tones and Im considering recording them to vhs tape just to keep replaying.
Me Hubby DS 14DD 3 DS 2!

[SIZE="2"][SIZE="1"]1979-1994 Fort Wilderness & Condos at DTD #1-21
1993 Dixi Landings (POR) #22. #36 2011 Poly, marathon
1997 Off Property #23. #37 2011 Riley's birthday
1999 CBR #24. #38 8/11 Colins Birthday
2003 Port Orleans Riverside #25. #39 10/11Wine& Dine run
2004 CBR #26. . #40 2012 POP
2006 CBR #27
2006 All Star Sports #28
2007 All Star Sports #29
2008 All Star Sports #30
2009 All Star Music #31
2010 Polynesian Birthday weekend #32
2010 April Poly for Princess Birthday #33
2010 May All Star #34
2010 Halloween at the Poly #35
JerseyMamaBear is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-03-2009, 03:52 AM   #22
theatermouse's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Kings Mountain, NC
Posts: 308

I'm loud & son watches cartoons all day, from the time he's up until he goes to bed! He started with watching Baby Einstein at around 7-8 months and has done on from there. I think I started watching MMCH with him when he was just about a year old. He is so freakin smart it's ridiculous! Everything from Mickey to the Imagination Movers, Dora & Diego to now Phineus & Ferb and Scooby Doo (he's forbidden Spongebob, though! ). He will mix Spanish words in (properly) with his English, can count to 20, knows all his colors, letters & numbers and is starting to write. He's barely 3 1/2 and has known a lot of this for some time. I took him out of daycare when I lost my job last year and he has thrived here at home! He was developmentally delayed into his first year but since he's been home with Mommy, there's no signs of that anymore. My point? Cartoons haven't hurt my son! Now granted he doesn't park himself infront of the TV all day, he's constantly moving, either running through the house or even on my exercise bike for random spurts of "working out."

My son's 2nd birthday was a Mickey Mouse theme. I baked a Mickey cake, had little ears & stickers ordered from Oriental Trading (this was before the stores had the MMCH stuff, like just months before! I'm so annoyed to see the stuff in stores now when I had to improvise! )
Cast Member - Room Service Cashier - Yacht & Beach Club Resorts & Villas - 2004

March 2009 - All Star Sports December 2009 - All Star Music
April 2010 - Mommy/Son Trip January 2012 - Mommy/Son Birthday Trip
May 2012 - SOLO!! (Micky Dolenz - Flower Power Concert)
April 2013 - Mommy/Son Trip May 2014 - Kid's Race & Daddy Finally Goes Back to Disney World
theatermouse is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-03-2009, 07:42 AM   #23
Hoping to convert her DS into a fellow Disney fanatic
Gabes_mommy's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 1,421

Bad mommies unite!

My DH, not a Disney lover, actually suggested that we start letting DS watch the Disney channel about 6 months ago so he would know the characters when we went to WDW.

Now DS LOVES Playhouse Disney and he is watching Mickey Mouse Clubhouse right now. Handy Manny and MMC are his favorites.
Gabes_mommy is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Is it a bad sign for the vacation when you faint on the plane? COMPLETED! MRYPPNS Completed Trip Reports 1251 09-30-2009 10:35 PM
Is Pop Warner really that bad? wdwgirl100 Disney Resorts 80 08-17-2009 02:35 AM
A Bad thing happened to me at Universal! jewell Universal Studios/Islands of Adventure Forums 36 07-05-2009 11:32 AM
The Great, the good, the bad and the ugly trip report! jewell Universal Studios Trip Reports 16 06-30-2009 06:26 AM
Transformers movie - is it as bad as they say? mom2boys Community Board 34 06-29-2009 10:24 PM

facebooktwitterpinterestgoogle plusyoutubeDIS Updates

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:44 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Copyright © 1997-2014, Werner Technologies, LLC. All Rights Reserved.