Wednesday, 16 December 2009

How to teach your baby music

How to Teach Your Baby Music

By MusicalMommy
User-Submitted Article
(3 Ratings)

Little do most parents realize that when they stare into their new baby's eyes, they are looking right into a remarkable window of opportunity. Babies brains are growing at an astonishing rate, and they absorb information so much more quickly than do adults. Music has long been recognized to develop the brain, and many studies have confirmed the long-term benefits of learning music. It is never too early to teach your baby music! By following the steps in this article, you will lead your baby down a musical road that will not only bring them joy, but make them smarter as well! You can teach your baby music!

8 simple steps / suggestions follow - read the full article...

Thursday, 26 November 2009

Recession-hit couples turn to 'shift-parenting' to stay afloat

More parents are taking second jobs and turning to 'shift parenting' (where one parent works in the day and the other at night to avoid childcare costs), according to a new study into how the recession is changing family life. The study, from charity 4Children, involved 1,000 families. Julia Margo of the thinktank Demos said middle-class parents were being particularly hard-hit by the economic freeze, and that shift-parenting – long a feature of working-class family life – was now common in middle-class homes, too.

Tuesday, 13 October 2009

Weeny Boppers enroling now!

Weeny Boppers is an exciting Music & Movement classes on Thursday mornings in Haworth for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers. If you're looking for an activity with your little one in the Bradford / Keighley area then why not come along for a free trial and experience the fun and learning for yourself. Kindermusik-based, the Weeny Boppers programme is carefully written to encourage the overall development of the child - social, physical, emotional, language and thinking and reasoning skills - all in a fun way!