Creativity is the Skill of the Future and Our Imagination Generation Music Can Help!…

Forbes.com published a great article by Anna Powers identifying “Creativity” as the skill of the future. Powers looks at technology as a major driving force to our world today, but it is the following few lines that speak the most to us here at GROWING SOUND. “Ultimately a computer lacks imagination or creativity to dream [Read More…]

Helping Children Cope After a Traumatic Event With Music…

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. Helping Children Cope After a Traumatic Event An article published by Child Mind Institute does a [Read More…]

Using Music With Infants and Toddlers To Brighten Their Mood, Benefit the Brain, and Boost Their Language Skills…

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…]

Social-Emotional Learning Is More Important Than Ever and Music Can Help…

Education Week recently published a great article by Peter DeWitt focusing (once again) on the importance of social-emotional learning. DeWitt had posted a previous article and was (or wasn’t) surprised by the comments and feedback he received from (what he calls) “the naysayers”. But Dewitt builds his case once again in this new article and [Read More…]

Music Can Help Kids Make Transitions Much Easier – View a List Back to School Transitions from River City News…

  Our thanks to River City News for sharing these great tips for making back to school transitions easier for children. We LOVE that they included our song, “I Keep A Kiss In My Pocket” in this article. This song promote healthy attachment, one of the 3 protective factors that help build resilience. Read the [Read More…]

Tips On How You Can Make the Most Out of Reading Aloud to Your Children…

Making the Most of Reading Aloud: Practical Strategies for Parents of Young Children is a terrific article recently published by PBS.org with an interesting study. Check out the full article here. ​Read the Pictures! We especially liked the suggestions for parents and “read the pictures” really jumped out at us as it is a great [Read More…]