I’ve had some memorable moments in the theme parks with my friend Jessica Hartshorn, Entertainment Editor of Parents Magazine — both when we were single and as parents of toddlers. I recall chasing the kids around Magic Kingdom Park, waiting to meet their favorite characters (and dealing with a meltdown or two).

Jessica was at Walt Disney World recently and shared some tips on how to navigate Disney with little ones. She’s been to the parks dozens of times with her family and she’s a real pro.

Take a peek.