Hand Bells For The Holidays


Christmas is right around the corner (do you even need me to tell you that?) and our holiday sessions are in full swing! We're jingling bells, ho-ho-ho-ing on the kazoo, and playing Holiday Musical Pictionary. I recently started working at a preschool in Miami, where I provide music therapy for the 2-, 3-, and 4-year-old [...]

Hand Bells For The Holidays2019-12-12T16:19:13+00:00

How to Make the Nutcracker Cool


I've been on a session planning kick lately. Even though I have almost thirteen years (!!) of session plans saved up I still love coming up with new ideas, writing new songs and thinking of more creative ways to help my clients meet their goals. Lately, my three-year-old daughter has been really into the Nutcracker. She's [...]

How to Make the Nutcracker Cool2019-12-18T17:00:09+00:00

Game Show Network-Inspired Musical Games for the Holidays


If you follow my blog (and E-Book series), you know I love a good musical game. As soon as I mention we're playing a "game" at the start of a session, I immediately have my clients hooked and excited. Musical games are great in that you can sneak in work on lots of different goal [...]

Game Show Network-Inspired Musical Games for the Holidays2019-12-07T19:17:45+00:00

I Am Santa {VIDEO + Free Sheet Music!}


Happy Holiday season! I'm so happy to be writing this post with the lights from our Christmas tree twinkling next to me. While brainstorming new ideas for my sessions with young children, I came up with this simple little song about Santa. It's an echo song and the melody is repetitive, so kids will be [...]

I Am Santa {VIDEO + Free Sheet Music!}2015-12-09T18:24:08+00:00

Ho-ho-how To Teach the Kazoo at Christmas time


I cannot believe Christmas is right around the corner! I have to admit I'm pretty excited about that. This is the first Christmas with our new baby and I've been having way too much fun singing carols with her and jingling bells together. I've also been singing carols during my sessions with my clients who [...]

Ho-ho-how To Teach the Kazoo at Christmas time2019-12-05T15:26:32+00:00

Here Come the Holidays


It's December and I can feel the excitement for the holidays building! This is my favorite time of the year. I love the decorations, the holiday songs, the food, the get togethers ~ all of it! To spread a little holiday cheer, I want to share with you a brand new offering ~ a Holiday [...]

Here Come the Holidays2019-12-04T13:20:21+00:00

UCP Holiday Spectacular 2012


Today it's a rainy morning in Miami. I can't help but think that if we were up north, that precipitation would be snow! Luckily my fiancé and I will be spending the holidays visiting family in MD, VA, and WV, so Imm crossing my fingers for a little of the white stuff! Despite the mild [...]

UCP Holiday Spectacular 20122019-12-07T19:59:06+00:00

UCP Holiday Spectacular 2011!


Wednesday December 14th was our holiday spectacular show at United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) Miami! We had a fabulous turnout from the families and the children sang so well! Here was the lineup for the show... "Do You Hear What I Hear?" Alex's class - children ages 4 - 6 with severe & profound intellectual disability [...]

UCP Holiday Spectacular 2011!2019-12-07T19:52:30+00:00