Tweet A few weeks ago, I mentioned my Wellness Agenda on a Facebook group. People asked me about it, so I said I would write a post about it. Basically, my Wellness Agenda is a set of goals that relate to each of the wellness dimensions that make sure I’m meeting all of my needs […]
Tweet Amy Zuniga is a mom of a 2 year old and a 4 year old. She leads the Mommy Mixers at Texas Health Presbyterian in Dallas (Mondays and Wednesdays at 10:00 am). She has a counseling degree and teaches many of the new mom classes at the hospital. I am a mom of a […]
Tweet Amy Zuniga runs the Mommy Mixers at Texas Health Presbyterian in Dallas TX. She is joining me to discuss support for new moms–why it’s important, how to connect with other moms, where to find support, and other topics. I’ll discuss some ways that I use music as mommy support. We’ll even take questions if […]
Tweet I told you about a song that keeps my kid still so that I can change his diaper. To my amazement, that still works (most of the time)!
Tweet I recently shared with my mommy group that my child squirms a lot during diaper changes. It can be a safety hazard if he wiggles off the surface that I’m changing him on. I started singing this song one day:
Tweet The hospital where I delivered started having a mommy and me mixer group, which has been a life-saver as I try to navigate this new role in my life. This group is facilitated by a counselor and childbirth educator and the moms come with their babies to talk about whatever issues they are having. […]
Tweet When you have a child with a disability, teaching concepts of time can be difficult. Music is an excellent way to introduce this concept and help your child understand the passage of time.
Tweet Remember singing lullabies to your babies? Think of the qualities of those songs. Hear the slow and soothing tones of Brahms’s “Lullaby” or the steady rhythm of “Hush Little Baby”. Lullabies are used to calm babies to help them fall asleep and are often accompanied by gentle rocking and slower breathing. These lullabies probably […]