Another “Which Came First- The Chicken or the Egg?”

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We’ve all heard this before- People who learn to play an instrument and maintain in practice are smarter and possess sharper a memory throughout their schooling and career. Maybe not everyone has heard this, but most parents, adult students, professional athletes, and intellectuals have encountered, if not sought after, this statement. At least admit you’ve seen it on Pinterest or Huffington Post during your facebook meanderings. Teachers, doctors and historians have studied musicians and intellectuals alike, ad nauseam, and ...

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Everyone is NOT a Winner

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As we find ourselves upon the beginning of another school year, and another season of fall sports, recitals, and competitions, I think we, as parents, should take a moment to bite our tongues and check our posture, as fans.

Take a moment to ponder this: “The object of competition is not to be mean to the losers but to find a winner. The process makes you ‘mean’ because you get frustrated. Kids turn up unrehearsed, wearing the wrong clothes, singing ...

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