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How to calm an upset child with music

There’s nothing worse than seeing your child have a meltdown. While you may be tempted to give them a time-out or let them cry it out, there are other ways to help them. In this blog post, I’ll explain how music can calm an overwhelmed kid by providing examples of what works in our home and why those things w

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The science of baby white noise

White noise is a sound that’s similar to the sound of rushing water or a fan. And, it’s great for helping babies sleep. It helps them block out unwanted noises and relaxes them so they can fall asleep more easily. But what exactly is white noise? What does it do? And how can you use it in your home with your baby? Here’s everything you need to know about this helpful tool:

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Relaxing music for children

Lullabies and children’s songs can work wonders on little ones who need a moment to wind down. But, not just any song will do—only certain types of music are truly relaxing for your child. Here are some tips on how you can help your kid relax with music:

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The Fascinating Science of Bedtime Lullabies

Lullabies are more than just songs to help your baby fall asleep. They’re an, ahem, soothing way for you and your baby to bond. This connection is especially important for babies who have a hard time falling asleep or are in pain or discomfort. If you’re wondering why lullabies work so well, let’s take a look at the science behind them:

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What is a Mommy and me class?

A mommy and me class is a type of class that involves both mothers and their children. These classes usually take place at a pre-school or an early childhood center, though some are also hosted by local community centers. Mommy and me classes are designed to help increase socialization skills in young children through fun activities. Learning how to interact with their peers is a valuable skill for toddlers to learn, but at this age, it can be difficult for them to understand why they need to do so. Most parents report that the best way to get their toddlers excited about attending these classes is by making them fun!

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The Benefits of Talking and Singing to Your Baby

The Benefits of talking and singing to your baby are apparent from the moment your baby is born, they are trying to communicate with you. It might seem like they are just making random noises, but they are actually trying to communicate. When you talk and sing to your baby, you are helping them develop

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The Best Children’s Music Activities For Parents

When the topic of activities for children comes up, the thoughts of moms quickly go to their children’s songbooks and activity books. These types of activity books are great! But have you ever wondered what else can be done together as a family? When kids get bored with typical coloring and games or crafts, it

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