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The Month of May

Posted May 15th, 2019 in Uncategorized Leave A Comment

The (Other) Most Wonderful Time of The Year O the month of May, the merry month of May, So frolic, so gay, and so green, so green, so green! O, and then did I unto my true love say, Sweet Peg, thou shalt be my Summer’s Queen.   –Thomas Dekker  It’s May! Yay! Seventeenth century …

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Music Is Good For Everyone!

Posted May 1st, 2019 in Uncategorized Leave A Comment

We all know people who face challenges and have special needs. At some point, most of us face our own hurdles physically, mentally, spiritually, emotionally, relationally. Babies and toddlers, young children and teenagers, adults and retirees… Struggles are a part of the human condition and occur across all ages. Sometimes the struggles are temporary; other …

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The Therapeutic Effects of Music

Posted March 19th, 2019 in Uncategorized Leave A Comment

Music has been part of the human experience for millenia. This is not speculation, but fact supported by archaeological evidence. Artifacts such as a flute carved some 35,000 years ago, and ancient art, like Cyclades’ depictions of flute and harp players (2,700 BCE), suggest that that music has been around for as long as we …

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Why Shared Musical Experiences with Your Child Are So Important (And Ideas to Implement!)

Posted February 19th, 2019 in Uncategorized Leave A Comment

Parents who seek information about what is best to do for their child—parents like you!—are relieved when an idea can be described as definitively true. It’s even better when that idea involves something that is easy and fun for children and caregivers to do together. That’s what describes this idea coming out of years of …

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How to Calm an Upset Child with Music

Posted February 5th, 2019 in Uncategorized Leave A Comment

Music is often thought of simply as entertainment, but its power as a conjurer of emotions is undeniable. You probably have that song that transports you right back to your first big breakup, or to a special moment from childhood. Certain music makes you want to get up and dance, while other tunes can make …

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year…

Posted December 13th, 2018 in Uncategorized Leave A Comment

Believe it or not, Thanksgiving has already come and gone. (Wait, did you blink and miss Halloween? Us too.) And with barely time to breathe—much less digest all of that food!—Americans have shifted focus from stuffing their turkeys to stuffing their Christmas stockings. Shopping Mania Now that the traditional Black Friday sales extend through Cyber …

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Fun and Learning at NAEYC 2018

Posted December 10th, 2018 in Uncategorized Leave A Comment

As the first big snowstorm of the season rolled into Washington, D.C., so did well over 10,000 people, who came to learn, collaborate, and network at the largest early childhood education conference in the world. Educators, advocates, and other members of the early childhood service community filled the Walter E. Washington Convention Center from November …

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The BEST Way to Teach Music to Babies

Posted December 8th, 2018 in Uncategorized Leave A Comment

Babies are exposed to sounds during pregnancy. At birth, their sense of hearing is completely developed and their brains are programmed to find patterns, making their first year the best time to start exposing babies to music. Kindermusik’s curricula makes it fun and easy to teach music to babies and young children, and has the best educational …

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Kindermusik Takes LeadingAge

Posted November 16th, 2018 in Uncategorized Leave A Comment

Inspired by Something Good Going On… Needing something to make you feel good about the state of our society? Look no further than LeadingAge and its more than 6,000 members. This national organization is the largest association of nonprofit aging services organizations in the country. Its mission is to be “the trusted voice for aging” …

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When It Comes To Your Kids, Investing Early Pays Off

Posted November 6th, 2018 in Uncategorized Leave A Comment

There are two things you can be doing with your toddler now that could give your child a leg up when it comes time to for them start kindergarten. This is according to an impressive longitudinal study that tracked more than 3,000 children across Australia over the course of several years. The two things? Shared …

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