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"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."

Frederick Douglass

THE ARTS

"Art has the role in education of helping children become like themselves instead of more like everyone else." - Sydney Gurewitz Clemens

Kids Who Make Music are Smarter, Less Anxious, and More Thoughtful

Talk about music to a parent's ears. In an era when so many kids are struggling with anxiety and academic performance, it turns out...

Boys and Ballet: Let Them Dance!

Picture boys' athletics and ask yourself, where might the bravest boys be found? The football field? The basketball court? The ice hockey arena? Bet...

Get Your Kids Into Music With Chrome Music Lab

My husband and I both played instruments growing up, so we sort of assumed that musical ability and interest was deeply embedded in our...

Pottery: Mud-Luscious, Anxiety-Calming, Creativity on a Wheel

Stick a gob of clay into a child's hands or onto a spinning wheel and watch a remarkable transformation take place: the child lapses...

Piano, Not Extra Reading, is Key to Kids' Language Skills

It's difficult getting kids (or adults, for that matter) to read these days. So if you're looking to improve your children's language skills, consider...

Music is Instrumental to Building Strong Parent-Child Bonds

Eager to build bonds with your preschooler that will last a lifetime? Want to close that gap growing between you and your teen? The...