Your Child’s Musical Life: Getting an Early Start

Discovering music at an early age

When our firstborn was still a little guy, he earned the nickname “Jazz Baby” because he, like most kids, responded to music with bouncing to the beat, grinning ear to ear, and singing along. When he and our other sons were buckled into high chairs or car seats, they would kick their feet to the beat – so cute! All […] Read more ...

Baby’s Fussy, What To Do?

Interpretation needed!

  When my sons were very small, I remember one of the biggest challenges of those first few weeks was figuring out what that fussy little guy needed: feeding, diaper change, cuddles, nap, ???  I would work my way down a mental checklist I called “triage”, like emergency workers on the scene of a disaster figuring out who needed CPR. […] Read more ...