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Non-Traditional Self-Care

I have always considered myself as terrible at self-care.  As therapists, it is a part of our DNA to give of ourselves and it is a proven necessity to replenish your give-abilities by taking some time and making some effort to focus on your own needs.  For the past 10 years I’ve thought I was just […]

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The Trumpet was My Lullaby

For as long as I can remember, my dad has practiced his trumpet at very late hours of the night. Sometimes, he practices as late as 2am (thankfully, with a mute).  As I have always had sleeping problems, I often remember listening to my dad’s trumpet playing until I would finally drift off to sleep. […]

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Feel the Rhythm: How Music Affects Movement

“Music moves me.” I hear this all the time when I introduce myself as a music therapist.  Typically, people are referring to the emotional affect music has on them.  Music reaches us in a way that other things do not.  It accesses our emotions, involves our minds, shapes our identity, connects us in community…and it […]

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Summer Music Activities for Kids!

Summer is here! The kids are home! They have already eaten all the food and said they are bored out of their minds!  It hasn’t been a week yet! It’s either the time before camps start, before you embark on vacation, or before the babysitter is able to come and you’ve run out of ideas- well […]

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Five young children set up as if they were a rock band, playing various cardboard instruments including a piano, saxophone, guitar, drum set, and singing into a cardboard microphone

Incorporating Music Into Your Home

Many parents often ask “what can I be doing now to teach my young child and bond with them while having fun?” My answer is always – Use music! Music is not only playful but can be used as a tool for learning, movement, and bonding between parents and children. In this post I have […]

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