Category Archives: Music

what I’m reading, listening to, and watching now :: november 2015

Today I’m sharing not only great reads (in my opinion of course), but also what I am listening to or watching — feel free to share yours in the comments!

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Introducing Zeezok Music Curriculum :: a review and giveaway!

I won’t ever forget the day our 8-yr old little guy was just a toddler of 16 months or so, and sat stacking blocks while I played the piano. As Mom plunked out a tune, he began humming a familiar hymn — on pitch. I paused, and listened as he carried on with verse, then chorus, […]

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supporting your child’s interests with mentors

This post is sponsored by TakeLessons.com  : One of the common misconceptions or myths about homeschooling is that a parent needs to be able to teach every subject.  To be knowledgeable and somewhat of an expert in each field. Wow, that’s quite a tall order! But, this is not even how home-based education works (or traditional […]

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a musical challenge :: Beethoven piano concerto no. 1 op. 15 rondo

A word to the wise — be especially wary and cautious of encouraging your children to take up a challenge.  To persevere in the face of difficult situations…because the goal is worth the process. Realize when you share such inspiration, your words may come back to haunt you. I should know. Recently, the children and […]

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right now…

Today I’m enjoying~ :: this quote read from another blog~ Creativity will broaden, deepen, intensify your relationship with God. It can be your most vital, viable, examining experience, resulting in worship and wonder." ~Ruth Vaughn :: this piano piece that totally captivated me this week.  true to my nature, I hear it once, did a […]

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sing unto the Lord

For our devotionals before schooling begins, the children and I have been enjoying a new addition to our bookshelves, Hymns for a Kid’s Heart. Great songs of our faith sung by children with a short background story on the history of the author and the reason for writing the words and/or music. Also is a […]

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