Color your 2017 Resolutions with Music

Color your 2017 Resolutions with Music

Jan 2, 2017

Resolutions, smesolutions… as a parent, we just keep wanting to do the best we can with our children… every day of the year.  And we try our best every day, even if every day is not our best, even if every day is not their best.  Can our best get better? … yep.  Can we get past our bad days and just strive for increasing good moments...

A Family Soundtrack for Spring

A Family Soundtrack for Spring

Mar 21, 2016

What’s on YOUR Soundtrack for Spring? The emergence and progress of the seasons is a common thread woven throughout time, through all areas of the world, through all cultures, young and old, rich and poor.  ALL of us are influenced by it’s changes and it’s presence.   And MANY have been inspired to compose music to express our emotions...

Wild for Winter Wonders

Wild for Winter Wonders

Nov 28, 2015

As parents, we want our children to experience the many wonders that life has to offer.  Through their young eyes, we get to revisit the childhood wonder of winter and the holidays that are woven within its fabric.  Those of us in Lakeland, FL have to improvise a bit and be creative in making this season REAL for our children. Our holiday celebrations can be...

Connect through Drumming in Lakeland

Connect through Drumming in Lakeland

Jul 29, 2015

Having a good drum in front of you is like opening a bag of your favorite chips, you can’t just touch it once and be satisfied.  The whole experience beckons for more.  Drumming with others takes it to the next level, and becomes such a fun and wholistic way to connect… within one’s self…  and with others.  It is a great way to build...

Yoga for Every Age at KRaP Art

Yoga for Every Age at KRaP Art

Jul 4, 2015

In the room where I teach Kindermusik in Lakeland, Florida, other music and movement options are taking up residence as well.   Yoga uses music to help the body flow through the movements, encourages positive mindfulness, and promotes the wholeness of relaxation. Currently at KRaP Art Studios, there are two different types of yoga programs offered so far.  But...

Let’s Build on Beats with ALL Ms Debbie’s Drums

Let’s Build on Beats with ALL Ms Debbie’s Drums

Jun 25, 2015

Picture a beautiful evening around Lake Mirror in Lakeland.  A nice grassy opening is adorned with colorful drums and percussion instruments galore, just waiting for children of all ages and abilities, and their families to arrive and explore the many sounds that can be created within the circle.  A leader emerges and starts an engaging beat.  The rhythm is...