Babes In Disneyland was one of the first Disney “mommy” blogs on the Internet, and has been a source insider knowledge and practical tips and tricks for millions of families planning trips to the “Happiest Place on Earth. Working one-on-one with the Walt Disney Company to provide the very latest from the Disneyland Resort and beyond, Babes In Disneyland has a strict “no rumor” policy, which means every tip and piece of information can be trusted. For more information on the Babes In Disneyland history and our stats, please click here.
Best known for her expert knowledge of Disneyland and the Disneyland Resort, Lisa Robertson writes about Disneyland at her Babes in Disneyland blog and is the author of the 127-page book “Babes In Disneyland: The ultimate Disneyland Resort guide for families with young children–the only Disneyland planning guide for families with babies, toddlers, and preschoolers.” As a member of the Disneyland Resort press pool and former Disneyland tour guide and writer for the resort, Lisa is well known in Disney fan circles as a name that is known and trusted for accurate tips and information.
When Lisa is not having fun at Disneyland, Lisa calls Burbank, California home. She is as a freelance communications strategist and writer specializing in pediatric health and development, healthcare, medical research, family travel and parenting. She also spends her time chasing after her three boys ages 9, 7 and 4, and has been married for 14 years to her husband, Will, a television producer. She loves camping and has a passion for restoring vintage furniture and has collection of china and silver that would make any princess swoon.
Lisa is available for on-camera, print, and radio/podcast interviews and in-person lectures about the Disneyland Resort and her experiences building her Babes In Disneyland brand. Learn more about Lisa’s professional experiences and Disney history at lisamrobertson.com. She can be contacted via email, the Babes In Disneyland Facebook fan page and Twitter. She can also be followed on Instagram, Pinterest and LinkedIn.
Meet the Contributors
McConnel is an elementary school teacher and mother of two. Growing up, Jessica and her family moved around to different states while their dad was in the Navy. Their residencies in Virginia, South Carolina, Tennessee, California, and Washington allowed them to go on several visits to both Walt Disney World and Disneyland over the years. As an adult, Jessica visits Disneyland every year with her husband, Todd, whom she met while attending college in Idaho. Since their wedding in Idaho and honeymoon at Disneyland in 2003, Todd and Jessica have added two new members to their family — Liam, 6 and Carolina, 3 years. She still loves to travel with her family, and also enjoys reading, writing, taking pictures of her kids, and baking delicious, unhealthy things. Jessica was one of Babes in Disneyland’s earliest readers and has been commenting on Babes blog posts and on the Babes Facebook page for years. In addition to writing about Disneyland on the blog, she also replicates recipes from the Parks and covers everything going on in the world of Disney Junior. Read more from Jessica on her blog, Idahome. You can also find her on Facebook, Twitter, or on Instagram.
Vy, contributor and Disneyland Resort Annual Pass correspondent
Vy is the Babes in Disneyland Annual Passholder correspondent, highlighting special events and providing insight from an AP point of view for the Babes in Disneyland team. By day, she is a travel industry public relations manager based in Orange County. Raised on Disney music and having her own first encounter with Disneyland as a toddler, Vy continues to be a fan of all things Disney and attends the Disneyland Resort frequently with her friends & colleagues. She is currently a Disneyland Annual Passholder, a D23 Member, and former Disney California Adventure Cast Member, having worked at the Boudin Bakery Tour as a show hostess and dough divider during the park’s inaugural year, 2001. Since 2006, Vy has traveled to every Disney park around the world with her husband David and anxiously awaits the opening of Shanghai Disneyland! In her spare time, Vy writes for her own food blog, www.vylovestoeat.com. You can follow Vy on Twitter at @ThatsVy and Pinterest.
Donna, special guest contributor
Donna is a wife, special needs mom and physical therapist who also publishes and writes the beloved Disney blog www.DIStherapy.com.
Donna’s first experience with Disney took place when she attended the 1964 World’s Fair in New York where she got to experience two Disneyland classics–“it’s a small world” and Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln. She also met her first Disney character at the the Fair and from that point on, Donna was hooked on Disney. She has traveled to Disneyland, Walt Disney World and Disneyland Paris. When she’s not blogging about Disney, special needs and her love for running in both runDisney and other running events, Donna is an Autism Speaks inspirational speaker, non-profit board trustee for an autistic school and veteran of two Special Olympics World Games in which she volunteered her services as a sports medicine physical therapist. She has been married to her husband Rich, a restauranteur, for 22 years. Donna’s sons have been raised on Disney. One of her sons is currently studying musical theater at NYU and the other will be attending Georgetown University in the fall.