Sunday, July 9, 2017

Thoughts on Motherhood

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Tweet I love my kid. He’s funny and smart and likes to tell me he’s my best boy and I’m his best mommy. He also uses me as a jungle gym, a punching bag, and sometimes sticks to me like glue. Motherhood is hard. I rarely get a minute to think for myself, do what […]

Exhausted Mommies share their story

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Tweet Amy Zuniga has joined me on The Music Therapy Show a couple of times for a Parent Support Group (Check them out: S is for Support, Parenting Models, Creating Rhythm in Your Day, Back To School, and What’s going right?). We decided to create our own BlogTalkRadio channel, separate from the original show. And I […]

Parenting Songs Update

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Tweet It’s been about a year that I’ve used certain songs with my kid and I wanted to give an update on how they work now that he’s almost 3. The first song I shared was the Diaper Change Distraction Song. I don’t use this one very much anymore because he’s become pretty compliant (most […]

Wellness Agenda

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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 […]

Episode 214: Parent Support Group: Creating Rhythm in Your Day

Tweet Amy Zuniga joins me to discuss creating rhythm in parenting. Having a rhythm for your day can help you and your typically-developing or special needs children have some predictability in the world around them, which is important for developing social competence and learning. We’ll share our own struggles and explorations in finding the rhythm […]

Songwriting Challenge #5: Personal song

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U is for Unmotivated

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Music Therapy Mommy Monday

Tweet I am a board certified music therapist. I’m also a mommy of a nine month old. I have always respected moms, but now I have a whole new appreciation and understanding of what it means to be one! It’s really hard sometimes! I can only imagine how much more difficult this job is if […]