Disney on Ice is Back in St. Louis with Moana, Elsa, Anna, and more! Save on Tickets – Exclusive code inside!

Celebrate what’s possible as the adventures of five daring Disney heroines spark the courage inside us all at Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream!  See how far Moana will go when she embarks on an action-packed voyage with mighty demigod Maui in a quest to save her island, become a wayfinder, and find her own identity. Anna’s devotion to her estranged sister Elsa sets her on a perilous journey to mend their bond, and stop an eternal winter. Rapunzel breaks out of her tower and teams up with an unlikely companion, Flynn Rider, as she goes to great lengths to realize her dream. Armed only with courage, Belle befriends the enchanted castle staff and learns to look beyond the Beast’s rough exterior. With help from her friends and a little magic, Cinderella is determined to make the wish in her heart come true. Hosted by Mickey and Minnie, discover why no dream is too big when we find the strength to shape our own destiny at Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream!

  • Feel empowered to become the hero of your own story as you take an adventure of self-discovery with five daring Disney heroines.
  • Anna, Moana, Rapunzel, Belle and Cinderella will inspire everyone as they overcome obstacles to make their dreams a reality by remaining brave and determined, and have a little fun along the way.
  • Become immersed in the inspiring songs of Moana, Frozen, Tangled, Beauty and the Beast, and Cinderella as the music instills confidence and encourages all of us to never stop dreaming.
  • For the first time, see Moana live on ice featuring Moana, Maui, Gamma Tala, Heihei and more!
    Disney fans of all ages will be thrilled with the fun live show experience Disney On Ice delivers.

Celebrate what’s possible as five Disney heroines spark the courage inside us all at Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream!

SHOW DATES

SHOW TIMES

Sep 21, 2018 07:00PM
Sep 22, 2018 11:00AM , 03:00PM , 07:00PM
Sep 23, 2018 11:00AM , 03:00PM

PRICING

Tickets start at $15!

Use promo code GDAD for discounted tickets! http://bit.ly/2JtRXdI
*Discounted tickets are valid ONLY for Saturday, Sept. 22 at 7pm and Sunday, Sept. 23 at 3pm.

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Could You Be A Self-Made Mogul? Tips For Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Do you fancy yourself as the next big thing in the world of business, have you got a ground-breaking idea, or would you like to be your own boss? Starting a business is never easy, but there are attractive rewards on offer for those who manage to make it to the top. If you’re thinking of launching a startup, or you’re in the throes of putting a business plan together, here are some tips to bear in mind.

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Finding your niche

Before you even think about designing logos or printing off business cards, it’s crucial to ensure that there is a market out there for the products or services you plan to offer. If you’re operating within a saturated market, or there simply isn’t a demand for the product you have in mind, you’re going to struggle to generate profits. Research the market, check out the competition, and try and find your niche. If you are confident that you can make it work, prepare thoroughly, get to know the people you want to sell to and work out how you’re going to persuade them to choose you over your rivals.

Drawing up a strategy

It’s not enough to have an ingenious idea when you’re trying to make it in the world of business. Many ventures start with a lightbulb moment, but you have to be able to turn a vision into a viable business plan, which will actually earn money. Plan every move, from the initial idea to getting a product onto a shelf, and be meticulous. Don’t ignore the details, and make sure you’re 100% ready and raring to go before you introduce your business to buyers, customers, or potential investors.

Protecting yourself and your customers

It’s no secret that the vast majority of new businesses fail. In some cases, obstacles are inevitable, but often, taking steps to protect your business and your customers makes all the difference. Ensure that your premises are insured, investigate cybersecurity measures if you sell or collect data online, and look at services like Jumio if you plan to take payments, or you need to verify the identity of your clients. Seek legal advice if you’re drawing up employment contracts, and make sure you’re aware of the legal responsibilities you have as the owner of a company that sells to the public. There are many things that can go wrong in business, and if you’re aware of the threats, you can shield your company, and ensure you’re ready to react if things don’t quite go to plan.

Getting your brand out there

You’ve had that Eureka! moment, you’ve got a solid business plan, and you’re ready to launch. The next step is getting your brand name out there. Use the findings of your market research to create a campaign that targets the right market, up-sells your USP, and gets people talking. Promote your business online, offer introductory discounts, and encourage customers to spread the word and leave reviews and feedback.

Are you hoping to become a business magnate? If so, hopefully, you’ll find this guide useful.

This post is a collaborative effort by St. Louis Dad.

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Embracing Being Online: 5 Places Technology Benefits Your Family

Most parents around the world feel like their children spend a lot of time playing with tablets, smartphones and computers. There just isn’t any way of escaping the fact that technology now plays a part in everyday life for a family. The impact on the family isn’t necessarily a bad thing, because there are so many ways that technology enhances our lives.

The internet and the devices that you can use it on have given families a way to game together, play together and learn together in a way that hasn’t been possible before. Families are communicating better due to the upgrades in technology and are able to stay in touch no matter where they are in the world. Children are including their parents in games such as https://www.finalfantasyxvapp.com/ and getting them up to speed in the newest games online. There are so many advances that technology has brought to families everywhere, and here are where you can find some of those advances in your home:

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Work. Families are able to connect better when parents have the choice to work from home. The flexibility that is on offer for families because of being able to work from home means that parents are missing out on school events less and less. Remote connections make it easier to stay with family instead of heading to the office every day. When work hours are erratic, it’s better to know that you can still be in touch with your children and partner no matter where you are.

Education. One of the best ways to stay close to your kids is to learn together. Whether you are using a device to teach your young ones to read, or you want to show your kids the various places around the world and their history, technology can let you do that. Digital libraries, maps, encyclopaedias online – they’re all available to be used from the handheld device in your hand.

Development. You may not like seeing your kids using tablets all the time, but video games can teach them problem solving and dexterity. E-books can help them to learn about the world around them in an interactive way. Blogs and vlogs can help them to develop social skills and learn to listen to others.

Gaming. Not only do you get a chance to bond as a family and learn to connect together, gaming can help your children learn to focus, to pay attention to detail. It can also inspire them to be involved in computing and want to learn coding for later in life. Maybe they see a future career in the gaming industry.

Entertainment. Technology gives us instant access to movies, TV shows and music on demand. Online apps like Netflix that you connect to your television can really help those Saturday movie nights become so much better than ever before.

Technology has a place in family life, so don’t forget to include it as part of your regular family life. Make it normal and fun!

This post is a collaborative effort by St. Louis Dad.

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Grooming Habits To Help You Keep Your Hair

The worst part about losing your hair is that it happens slowly. Week after week, month after month, you are forced to stand helplessly in front of a mirror watching your hair get thinner and your hairline recede thinking, “How could this happen to me?”

Unfortunately, hair loss is something that can happen to anyone. 25% of men begin to experience hair loss by the time they’re 21 years old. Another 66% will start seeing the signs by the time they turn 35. That’s a whole lot of young men wondering what they can do to slow and/or stop the threat of male pattern baldness.

Hair loss is caused mostly by hereditary and genetic factors. While these factors can be combated by things like diet, vitamin D, and hair loss pills, there are some easier ways for you to  there are other things you might be doing that are accidentally contributing to your hair loss problems. Let’s take a look at some standard grooming habits that may be doing your hair more harm than good.

Keeping It Long

Some men think they can overcompensate for their bald spot by growing our the rest of their hair. As if that will somehow distract people from what’s really going on. In reality, the opposite is true. Growing sections of your hair longer will at worst, accentuate your hair loss and at best, make your hair look uneven. It’s best for you to keep your hair short, which will help you hide the thinner areas.

Being Too Precious

Often when men think they’re in danger of losing their hair, they will become overly protective about the hair they have. Similar to not wanting their hair cut, some men will even refuse to wash their hair; thinking that any sort of vigorous interaction will cause more to fall out. This is not actually true, and in fact keeping your hair clean is one of the best things you can do to ensure its health. However, drying your hair with a towel may cause some weaker hairs to fall out. So it may be best to let it air-dry.

Too Much Product

Only ⅓ of men regularly use products in their hair. But those that do can often be found using the wrong ones. If you are using product, make sure you’re avoiding harsh ingredients like polyethylene glycol which can make your hair brittle, and alcohol which can cause your hair to dry out and die. Try using all-natural products, or lighter mouses that will give your hair some life.

Hat Wearing

This may not be technically a grooming tip, but wearing a hat excessively can indirectly lead to hair loss. Wearing a hat while exercising or playing sports will, over time, cause sweat to build up and soak in to the band of the hat. This can cause irritation to the scalp and eventually lead to hair falling out. Also excessive hat wearing can cause unwanted friction with your scalp which can also cause your weaker hairs to jump ship.

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