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Who’s That Sitting Next to You??

Are you starting a new group with your baby or toddler? Maybe a Sprouting Melodies group, or maybe a parent group at your local library. All these new experiences give you and your child the chance to connect and create relationships that could last a lifetime. But first you need ...
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Fingers & Toes

Playing with pitch can be so much fun for you and your baby! Pitch is one of the tiny details that makes up music, but has meaning all by itself. Just like your baby's tiny fingers and toes. Here is a brand new Sprouting Melodies Sing at Home to play ...
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Together with the Beat

Washing dishes? Cooking dinner? How do you get all this done while staying connected to you children? One way is through singing. Here is a brand new Sprouting Melodies Sing at Home to help you and your child stay together with the beat, even while you are not missing out on ...
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I Really Like You!

It's the season of LOVE, with a capital L! We love our spouse. We love our parents. We love our children. But liking someone is very different from loving someone.  And liking  our children is just as important as loving our children. Here is a fun, fun song to sing 'to' ...
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How’s the Weather Where You are Today?

Sprouting Melodies Sing at Home:” It’s Cold, Cold, Cold.” How’s the weather where you are today?  No matter what’s outside, the way that weather affects us can make us comfortable or miserable.  Here are two brand new musical chants to sing at home with your little ones about those outside ...
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The Best Present…

A popular saying this time of year is "The best present is your presence." This is so true with young children. Here is a different kind of jingle bell song as well as another saying to remember when thinking about young children and healthy development: "Sixty Seconds of Singing Strengthens ...
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Growing = Changing = Growing

Just when we get used to our children's habits and likes and dislikes; they go and change on us! As a grownup, we know that change has to happen in order to grow, but that doesn't mean it is easy for us - or for them. Here is a new ...
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Move with Me to Make Me Nicer

Moms and Dads and all kinds of caregivers have known for years that babies and toddlers love to bounce to music. Now new research from McMaster University in Canada has shown that babies that bounce along in the synchrony with their grownup showed more altruistic behavior than babies who were ...
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I’m So Glad You’re My Baby

It hits you like a ton of bricks - that special feeling of love and connection and responsibility we feel for our baby! How can we show our baby how much we love them? Singing to them, and singing for them is a great way. No matter what your voice ...
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Curiosity, Questions and Quality Time

How do we teach young children to think? to be creative? to ask questions? to be curious? Come watch this Sprouting Melodies Sing at Home video for some thoughts and of course another brand new song for you to sing with your child. There’s Something New About Me     E.K. Schwartz ...
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