So, you feel that you don’t really have a great singing voice. Or maybe you’ve been told outright that you don’t have a good singing voice. The literature says that singing with your child is a good thing. What is the non-singing parent of a baby or young child to do?
Sometimes, I don’t want to do anything! Today, I blame Rachel Rambach. I started poking around on her site at Listen Learn Music and clicked on the Sunday Sing-A-Long for the kid friendly version of The Lazy Songand well, I embraced the intention in the (kid-friendly) song a little too firmly. But her industriousness inspired [...]
Whether you’re transitioning from one therapist to the next, from summer to school, or from unemployment to a new job, changes in routine can be difficult to manage. Here are some tips to make transitions easier to handle:
Should you enroll your child in music lessons or music therapy? What’s the difference? Music lessons teach your child how to play and understand music. For example, some of my clients have Autism or Down’s Syndrome and are taking piano or guitar lessons. They are learning music theory (what quarter notes are), musicianship (how to [...]
Structure is so important for children (and adults), but especially for children with Autism or other disorders. For most of the childhood years, school provides structure for your child’s day. But structure is needed even during holidays and after graduation. Here’s how to provide structure for your child:
I love that song by Kool and The Gang. Celebrations and parties can be a lot of fun, but might be stressful, if you have a child with a disability. To reduce stress when planning or attending a party, try these tips. Please add your tips in the comments below and let me know what [...]
A positive mindset can help your child accomplish more than he thinks he can. Here are some tips for helping your child develop this positive mindset.