Kindermusik Reviews: What Do You Do With A Problem?

I've said it before and I'll say it again: I love books that ask questions. A question immediately engages a child before you even start reading a book. Their minds spin...they want to know the answer. And in the case of Yamada and Besom's beautiful book, What Do You Do With A Problem, finding the answer [...]

Barry White: Life Changer

Public School Educator Barry White, Jr. grew up in the New York City Borough of Queens - Cambria Heights, Queens to be precise. It's about as far out as you can go before leaving New York City and venturing out to Long Island, proper. White's alma mater, Claflin University, is located in Orangeburg, South Carolina. [...]

Music and the Bridges it Builds

My earliest memories involve music. My mother would sing I've Got a Crush on You to me as a very young child. Most of my closest friends came to me through music. I met my wife because of music. When our children came into the world, music was playing in the delivery room. Music has been [...]

Finding your Place in the Performing Arts

Some kids are naturals, born for the stage. You’ve seen them before. Little or no training and singing and dancing like pros. For some, performing does not come that easy, if they can do it all. I know a student that struggled to find his place not only in the music room, but in any [...]

How to Keep the Daily Rhythms and Routines that Matter to Your Child

Here in the States, summer is almost here, and with it often comes changes to our normal routines.  As adults, we adapt to the break and look forward to a change of pace - a different kind of busy.  But a change in routine can be very unsettling to young children who not only need [...]