RESERVED SPACE: DEDICATED GREY MATTER FOR MUSIC!

Last month, The New York Times reported on new research conducted at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology involving the most musical of organs: the brain. Professors Nancy Kanwisher and Josh H. McDermott, and postdoc fellow Sam Norman-Haignere have proven that there are neural pathways dedicated to experiencing music – think a special HOV lane specifically reserved for musical […]

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How Music Strengthens Emotional Development and Bonding

Music moves us.  It’s a plain and simple truth, common to human beings all around the world since time began.  In fact, it’s happened to you.  You hear a certain song, and it instantly and vividly takes you back to a specific time, place, and memory.  We know that there’s a deep-seated and innate response to […]

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What Kids Want: Quality Time

What Kids Want: Quality Time with Us Yep…it’s an ad, but research bears the premise out. And it’s not just time; it’s quality time. Through her research, Dr. Amy Hsin, a sociologist at Queens College in NYC, highlights what most of us already knew deep down: spending time with kids in front of the TV not […]

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October

Join us this month for our November Playdate… Friday Nov 14 or Monday Nov 17 Kindermusik of Cambridge 10:00-11:00am OR Friday Nov 21st KW Kindermusik @ Contemporary School of Dance, Waterloo,10:00-11:00am Kindermusik Playdates are… Convenient—one-time, 1-hour classes with a parent or caregiver Flexible—for children newborn to 7 years of age Exciting—a new theme each month […]

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