Your Child’s Musical Life: The Why and How of Music Lessons

Your Child's Musical Life, by Parenting in the Sweet Spot

This is Part 3 of my series called “Your Child’s Musical Life”, sharing about the when / why / what / etc. of educating your child about music. Go here for Part 1 about Getting an Early Start, and Part 2 about Tween Years and Onward. Why is music such a great activity for my child? These are just some […] Read more ...

Your Child’s Musical Life: Tween Years and Onward

Middle school orchestra programs provide an entry point for many young musicians

This is the second article in my series “Your Child’s Musical Life” that began with the topic of “Getting an Early Start” (pregnancy through age 9). – Ruth What are the best opportunities for my older child to pursue music?   In Upper Elementary & Middle School: By around age 9 or 10, kids have a pretty good idea of […] Read more ...