Wednesday, July 19, 2017

For Parents

Adapted Piano Lessons: Teaching Piano to Special Learners

I didn’t learn to play piano until college, which was a terrible way to learn... 


Music for Mothers of Multiples

I was asked to speak about music therapy to a mothers of multiples group, but I had... 


Thoughts on Motherhood

I love my kid. He’s funny and smart and likes to tell me he’s my best... 


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Wellness

Self-Care Score Card

Last semester, I was teaching a music therapy methods course on Gerontology, using... 


Wellness Agenda

A few weeks ago, I mentioned my Wellness Agenda on a Facebook group. People asked... 


#MusicTherapyBlogger Challenge #3: Quote

  “Progress not Perfection” ~Flylady The 3rd installment in the... 


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For Music Therapists

Adapted Piano Lessons: Teaching Piano to Special Learners

I didn’t learn to play piano until college, which was a terrible way to learn piano. However, when I was in private practice, I was contacted by a piano studio that kept getting requests to teach piano to children with various learning differences. This studio used the Faber method and I had enough piano skills to teach the primer level, so I... [Read more of this review]


Finding Balance

After my first semester in a new job and a new doctoral program, and as a wife and mother of a 3-year-old, I knew I needed to focus on self-care. One of the courses for my doctoral program was on human rights and the work was not only traumatic, but also heavy, with 32 books and articles or chapters to read and 30 videos to watch. Plus there was another... [Read more of this review]


Favorite Music Therapy Bloggers: Mary Jane Landaker

Last fall, I began a doctoral program and a new job, both of which were exciting and overwhelming at the same time. In order to stay afloat, I had to cut out many of the activities that I did before, like reading music therapy blogs. Now that it’s summer, and the first summer since graduating from high school that I haven’t worked, I have... [Read more of this review]


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