Three Years In

Today I’m celebrating my third blogiversary with my four fine sons ❤ Each one is a man of impressive integrity, pursuing his life’s passion. Is there any greater joy for a parent? Thank you for rejoicing with me! This past year has spanned one college graduation, one son entering grad school, another son moving across the continent, and the youngest […] 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 ...