As a music educator, I meet many parents who share stories about how the music teacher at their child’s preschool is providing an excellent music education. My standard reply is, “That’s great! Does your teacher also give you music to listen to at home?”
Ask just about any parent what he or she wants most for their child and you will likely hear something like this: “All I want is for him to be happy,” or, “More than anything else, I want her to feel good about her
It’s no secret that today’s children do not participate in as much physical fitness as children in previous generations, hence the childhood obesity epidemic our country is currently facing.
When it comes to manners, I do it by the book. That’s how we did it in my house growing up – we put napkins in laps, let others go before us, said "sir" and "ma'am," and we always, always, always held doors for ladies.