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Archive for January, 2009

I confess – I am a Facebook convert.  I enjoy checking in with old friends, former students, family members in far off places, etc.   I also enjoy seeing what other folks find interesting and worthwhile to read or watch.  This is  *definitely* one of those videos that you never forget.

As a parent of a special needs child, I will tell you that it deeply touched my heart and soul.  I thrilled to see what this young man accomplished even while feeling a slight bit of envy that my own son has not had a moment like this in his lifetime – *yet* – but it”s all about being determined and never giving up.

Be forewarned – you’ll need some kleenex.

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Nothing needs to be said here.  Simply enjoy it!

Then check out why it was created here.

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Please forgive the lack of postings recently!   We’ve been running from one doctor to specialist after specialist to rule out any problems health-wise with our 13yo daughter.

Thankfully, it all appears to have been a complete blood-pressure raising scare induced by a nasty virus and dehydration.  We deeply appreciate the patience and encouraging notes, prayers, and calls shown by friends and Kindermusik families.   New postings to follow!  🙂

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While you may or may not agree with Barack Obama’s politics, there is no denying that today is the dawn of a new day in the history of the United States of America.  As a child of the 50’s and 60’s, I grew up here in Atlanta, seeing racial discrimination as an accepted, though not acceptable, way of life.   If it had not been for my father who worked daily alongside men of all colors in the streets of Atlanta for the Atlanta Gas Light Company, I think I would not be the person I am today.

In listening to this song, given as a free download from Oprah.com through today until 5PM EST, and viewing the video available on her website, I find myself hopeful – hopeful that we, as Americans, can put the polarizing election behind us and come together as “one nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.”   Enjoy!

America’s Song


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Demo Days

Due to low registrations and the extreme weather we’ve had in the past two days, the *free* Kindermusik classes that were scheduled for Saturday, January 17th, have been cancelled.  We will re-schedule them at a later date in the next few weeks.

Please visit our website for the class schedule for our new Kindermusik semester starting next week.  It’s not too late to register! 🙂

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I love hearing what parents have to say about Kindermusik!  After all, I’m biased – I know that it’s the very best early childhood music and movement curriculum there is!  And I know that it’s *so* much more than just music.

But to hear what a parent has to say – well, that’s a glimpse into the other side of the equation in the Kindermusik classroom – the parent and their participation in class, too.

This article by Beth Britton in Clarkesville Online shares all this, but also points out another big plus for Kindermusik parents – the Kindermusik community of other parents that are right there with you in the classroom.

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Read what this mom from Clarkesville, Tennessee had to say about Kindermusik and the eye-opening insight she received about her own daughter while in the classroom.   Where would we be without the free thinkers of this world?  Your child *just* might be one of them!

It’s not too late to register for our upcoming Kindermusik semester which begins *next* Saturday, January 24th.    We’ll be singing Mother Goose rhymes, walking along with a dog named Rover, visiting “Cities – Busy Places, Friendly Faces” as well as playing the “Rhythms of the Land”.  Come join us!

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A colleague of mine, Jenn Horak-Hulk of Waukee, Iowa, recently posted a video of Kindermusik parents who explained why they chose Kindermusik for their children.  Each one has a different perspective to offer that is well worth hearing.  And the kids are just darn cute!  Enjoy!
This highly qualified parent (Early Childhood PhD) explains why she chose Kindermusik for her own children.
Our new semester begins in just two weeks!  Home materials are being ordered today.  Have you registered your child yet?

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