Last week I wrote a post that generated a lot of supportive comments.

The post was about the new year and how I don’t have any new, concrete goals for my business.

I decided to take the pressure off myself to achieve more in my business and instead focus on being present as a mother to my two little girls.

Don’t get me wrong, I still have a lot of big ideas for my direct service work and my online resources, but I’m giving myself grace if things take longer than I hope to come to fruition.

You can read the post and comments here.

Now on to some winter session goodies!

Here’s what I’ve been incorporating into my music therapy sessions this month with elementary and middle schoolers, as well as my teen clients:

Had To Have High High Hopes – Panic! At The Disco has the perfect song to get your clients jamming and dreaming about their high hopes and dreams for the new year. Clients, students, and teachers alike all LOVE this song and get really into it!

A Frosty Musical Mad Lib – Here’s a creative way to work on parts of speech with elementary and middle school students. My students LOVED this musical experience and asked me to bring in another Musical Mad Lib for next week’s session!

Freeze Dance – The ever popular freeze dance is something my clients and students love. We did two kinds – a freeze with instruments and a freeze dance with movements. This musical experience is the perfect way to work on improving sustained attention, impulse control, and direction following.

I’d love to hear what new year’s/winter musical experiences you’re incorporating into your sessions this month.

Leave a comment below and let us know!