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...

Good Morning My Sunshine

Good Morning My Sunshine

Jan 12, 2016

“Good Morning my sunshine.”    A baby wakes up…  and everybody wakes up, although some folks get to go back to sleep.  A stumbling parent fights the urge to stop at the bathroom in order to reach the baby as soon as possible, opens the door, and greets the baby with smiles and a cheerful voice, sometimes heart felt, sometimes  tongue in...

Cuddle and Bounce with Babies from Tiny to Toddling

Cuddle and Bounce with Babies from Tiny to Toddling

Jan 4, 2016

Your young baby has slept (as well as possible), been fed, diapered, and cuddled… and both of you are ready for some fun… maybe even ready to LEAVE the house and connect with people. But where?  Imagine a safe and happy place where you and Baby can get down on the floor, connecting with each other and other families in fun musical ways that nurture both you...

Sharing Stories and Songs That Create a Sense of Self and Belonging

Sharing Stories and Songs That Create a Sense of Self and Belonging

Apr 19, 2014

Which events does your family celebrate in April?   Passover?  Easter?   Earth Day?  How about all three?   What is the best way to celebrate these events with children?  There are many answers to that question that are key to who you are and what you believe.   If a step is taken back to look at these celebrations from a more global perspective, it may...

Kookaburra – New Words for Your Birds

Kookaburra – New Words for Your Birds

Nov 23, 2013

Kookaburra bounces on Mommy’s knee, in Kindermusik class we sing with glee, Shake, Kookaburra, Dance, Kookaburra,  Love that music do we. The Village semester, FEATHERS, includes a popular folk song about an Australian bird, the Kookaburra.  The Kookaburra has a unique song, which sounds like a shrill laugh.  The babies are fascinated as we mimic...

Sing a Simple Song for Mom

Sing a Simple Song for Mom

May 12, 2013

The sound of a young child’s singing voice resonates within a mom’s heart and soul.  The gift of a song may be the greatest heartfelt way for a young child to express their love for mom.  There are many songs written for children to sing to their moms, but most are too complex for the toddlers and preschoolers.   For our youngest to be successful,...