Got a change of clothes in your backpack? "Otherwise you are going to be wet all day after the water rides," explained KateLynn Schlenker during a recent visit to Disneyland.
Enough with the flowers. Ditto for scarves and those fancy overpriced Mother's Day brunches.
Ready to show off? If you've got any gymnastics moves, now is your chance to strut your stuff -- and it won't cost you a penny.
The hardest thing about visiting Chicago is deciding where to take the kids first -- Chicago's famous Lakefront where you can ride bikes and in-line skate, or Lincoln Park where you can visit one of the few free zoos in the country.
Richard Hercules, 10, lives in L.A.'s inner-city and has never been on an airplane, but that hasn't stopped him from dreaming of becoming an astronaut when he grows up.
Pirate or royalty? Maybe your kids are really adventurers at heart. Did I mention the 250-room hotel, opening April 5, which features more than 3,500 LEGO models created out of more than 3 million LEGO bricks?