As this is posted I should be on day four or day five in the Happiest Place on Earth: Disneyland. The last time I went my kids were 3 and 1. Now we’ve added one and they are 10, 8, and 4. I wonder how they will love it . . .
The last time I was there, with babies and toddlers, it was a bit challenging. After four days the kids were tired. The last day they didn’t even care about riding rides. The kids cried and whined and it was miserable on the last day.
With all that misery, I found myself sad to be leaving and looking forward to the day when I could return. It made me wonder why. Why, with all the trouble of carting around 2 little kids and a HUGE stroller, would I ever want to return?
I have a theory: It’s in the music. That happy, jolly tune, that is a little too loud, that is always playing. Always. Does Disney rely on brainwashing? Is that how they keep it the “Happiest Place on Earth”? We all return or long to return (except for the serious deadbeat). Even my dream get-away with my husband involves Disneyland. It has to be the brainwashing . . . or it really is that great! What do you think?