What can I expect at a Kindermusik Class?

“We went to our first “Cock-A-Doodle-Moo” class this Monday and I was not 100% sure what to expect. I had a lot of unanswered questions… How will my 7 month old react to a room full of strange people? Would he cry the whole time because he’s teething really badly right now? Will he be…

Spotlight on Parenting: Relaxation

Parenting through Music Have you ever heard someone say, “You need to learn how to relax”?  Well, they were right. Relaxing is a learned behaviour that even the youngest child can begin developing. In Kindermusik, we include a quiet time specifically designed to learn and practice relaxation techniques, such as rocking, listening to soothing music,…

Family Rituals – the familiarities that comfort and the ties that bind

What is your family’s special ritual?  You probably have many, some may be so ingrained in your daily routines that you don’t even realise you do them.  At our house, we have an “arriving home” ritual.  When we arrive home together, I say “Home again, home again” and my children respond with “jiggity-jig!”.  When my…