Helping Children Cope After a Traumatic Event

Unfortunately, traumatic events happen every day, in every community. Children may often be experiencing confusion and hear more than we think. As caregivers we need to provide consistency and safety and help them to become resilient to these traumas. A recent article published by Child Mind Institute does a great job offering suggestions for helping [Read More…]

“We can work to make a difference right where we are”

A bunch of us on the Growing Sound team grew up with the principles often taught by the late-great FRED ROGERS. We learned so much about critical social and emotional skills that are still with us today. FRED ROGERS did great work that impacted our nation, but it was the work that he did in [Read More…]

GROWING SOUND Introduces PD Training for ACEs

There is important work and research being done throughout our country in studying the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). Growing Sound (in cooperation with the Children, Inc. Innovation Lab) is pleased to announce a NEW training for 2019 featuring KY Credentialed Specialty Trainer and Award-Winning Songwriter; DAVID KISOR. I’M GONNA FIND A WAY: Songs [Read More…]

5 Simple Ways To Encourage Brain Development In Your Little One

Babies, babies, everywhere. We all love the little ones and a recent article published in Mindshift offers 5 simple ways to encourage brain development in our youngest of learners. Ron Ferguson is the brain behind this research study which he refers to as the “Boston Basics” and that they need to be connected with the [Read More…]

Growing Sound featured in National Holiday Catalog!

Thinking about the Holidays? Are you encouraged by conscious consumerism? Growing Sound is pleased to be included in the 2018 National Social Enterprise Alliance Holiday Catalog. This year is all about toasting good and celebrating the social enterprises doing great work in our society! Featuring 16 shops, 100+ social enterprises and over 400 products, the [Read More…]

We made the NEWS!

So grateful to WCPO-9 on Your Side for supporting our BEFORE THE BULLYING: Using Arts To Prevent Bullying Program. This program was made possible through a GRANT we received from ARTSWAVE (Cincinnati). Over 750 students and 40+ teachers and administrators will participate in this event in 2 schools in Northern KY over the course of [Read More…]

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Growing Sound Introduces “SHINE MOODY” Interactive Program

Covington, KY, September 5, 2018-GROWING SOUND, a children’s music publisher that creates songs based on the latest research in social and emotional development, is pleased to announce a new interactive program titled SHINE MOODY. The SHINE MOODY program stems from a partnership with Lexington (KY) based children’s author: MzMarty, and her book titled ‘Mr. Moody’s [Read More…]

Beyond Twinkle, Twinkle: Using Music with Infants and Toddlers

Back in 2016, ZerotoThree.org published an article by Rebecca Parlakian and Claire Lerner that studied the effects of using Music with Infants and Toddlers. In this article, they explore the many ways that music promotes growth in the various developmental domains and how infant/toddler professionals can use music experiences to support children’s early learning. Check [Read More…]

The Surprise Benefit of Moving and Grooving with Your Kid

Well WE certainly have known the value of dancing with children. We see kids come alive at our Growing Sound concerts when we invite them to join with us on “Do the Walk”, “Make a Face”, “Dance Like The Whole World’s watching” and more. Now NPR is confirming this with a great article on Goats [Read More…]