A Song in Your Heart

Summer Evening Listening Walk

The school year has wound down. The pleasant days of summer are here. The weather has heated up and the Covid cases are low and we can emerge from our wintery cocoons. It is the perfect time for a special … Continue reading

Congrats Grads!

It’s that time of year again! We are SO PROUD of our Kindermusik graduates. They have worked hard this year learning their instruments during a peculiar time. Some students learned online at home, others came to the classroom. It was … Continue reading

5 Ways to Stay Connected as Your Children Grow

A familiar scene: your toddler clings to you, unsure of this new Kindermusik classroom environment. Then they excitedly leave your arms to engage with the activities, only to return to you for reassurance. As you see your little one cling … Continue reading

Why Toddler Music Lessons Aren’t the Best Idea

Stressing about whether or not toddler music lessons are worth it? They’re not and here’s why… Have you ever heard “my son started playing piano at age 2,” or “my daughter picked up her first guitar when she was 3!” … Continue reading

You Are Welcome Here

Here at Song of the Heart Studios it is our mission to be the place where hearts sing and children flourish. We hold values that guide everything we do as we bring an exemplary Kindermusik experience to you and your … Continue reading

How Imaginary Friends Help COVID-Era Kids

Does your child have imaginary friends? Wondering if it’s a positive or a negative phase? Let me tell you a story… My mother grew up in a small southern US town in the 1940s, when polio was rampant. My grandparents, … Continue reading

Rainbow Connection

Hopefully you’ve enjoyed our Rainbow Connection Week here at Song of the Heart Studios. Did you jump into your at home Parent Guides for the first time this past week? Or did you joyfully implement them for the nth time? … Continue reading

Process, Not Performance

Hopefully you saw that wonderful feedback we received from one of you Heartie parents this week. If not, here it is: This comment brings focus to one of our core tenets as early childhood music educators: to focus on musical … Continue reading

Kindermusik Promotes Optimal Brain Development

5 Ways to to Encourage Optimal Brain Development in Babies and Toddlers – Sarah Ockwell Smith 1. Hug them lots! The best way to help to support your child’s development is to be responsive to their needs. When they cry, … Continue reading

Playfulness Breeds Connection

We know from research that CONNECTION with your children is a mandatory prerequisite for their cooperation. Not only that, but it brings fulfillment and happiness as you and your child get a shot of Joy Juice hormones that make you … Continue reading