Hi, Dad here, with Dad's Tip of the Week. This one's good. Mrs. Mom walked into the office this morning and she says, "Do you know what today is?" I'm thinking, "Yeah...", what did I forget? It's not your birthday. It's not our anniversary. "What is it?" She held up our countdown clock for our Disney World vacation. She said, "It's 100 days 'till we go to Disney World. I'm ready to go. I got the blahs. The 100 day blahs."
The 100 day blahs are a real thing, you know, when you're planning a Walt Disney World vacation, right at first there's a lot of buzz. You're getting ADR's. You're making reservations. There's just a lot to do, but then you get to that point where, oh man is it ever going to get here? What is today? Are we ever gonna go? And you get to around 100 days and you kind of get the blahs. I've written a blog post about it before. Check it out...
The 100 day blahs is a real thing. How do you deal with the 100 day blahs? I got some ideas, right? I'm Dad, that's what I do. I have some ideas. In that blog post, you'll see one of the ideas I had is you take a practice trip. Go to the local waterpark. Go to the local theme park. I know it's not the same, but do kind of a practice trip.
Do some Disney games. In Dad's Simple Fun Magic Guide to a Walt Disney World Vacation Planning (Dad's book that's coming out shortly), I've got a whole chapter about games and stuff.
In the book there's a whole chapter in there about some games and some things, you know, video scavenger hunt. We've got video scavenger hunts with over 100 things that you need to find in the video scavenger hunt for YouTube videos. It's just ways to bring the Magic, have some Fun, make it Simple. It's just
In WDW magazine, each month we have a recipe that you can cook right out of Disney World. Right from one of the Walt Disney World's restaurants. WDW magazine itself, go through it and enjoy the stories. There's now almost 50 issues of WDW magazine. Just go through them and look at all the great pictures.