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Recognizing these 3 similarities between motherhood and musicianship will make you a rockstar at both
Your motherhood and your musicianship are similar in that they both require a crazy amount of creativity, an ability to focus on the big picture, and the shedding of blood, sweat, and tears. Recognizing this common ground between the two roles is the first step in becoming the best music mom you can be.
By its very nature, parenting is the ultimate breeding ground for mistakes. You’re gonna screw up. A bunch. The good news is that you can overcome your mistakes and turn them into something positive by learning from them and then letting them go.
Hey, working moms: Forget balance – it’s all about time management and giving both roles all you’ve got
Instead of trying to achieve a balance of time spent on career and kids, I have found that the best way to succeed as a music mom is to 1) plan things out so that you have specific times set aside for both roles and 2) pour all your energy and attention into each role while you are doing it.
Hey, music moms: The Debbie Downers are wrong. You need to continue pursuing your music – and here are 3 reasons why.
I have heard from so many music moms who can’t justify pursuing their music once they have kids. Most of the negativity surrounding these mothers’ musical aspirations comes from the Debbie Downers and naysayers of society who hold women to unfair and unrealistic expectations. Here are 3 reasons why you music moms should continue pursuing your music – despite what the cynics say.
Countless musicians from all genres have honored their fathers through song, but these 9 tunes pack an emotional punch like no other. They truly stand head and shoulders above the rest – just like every child’s daddy does in their eyes.
Despite the sun, fun, and good times that are on their way, the start of summer can also be a time of stress and uncertainty for kids and parents. Here are 4 tried and true tips for ensuring a smooth, stress-free transition from school to summer vacation.
If you want to be a more professional, organized, and successful musician, you should develop repeated behaviors that facilitate those positive traits. In other words, you should try to develop healthy habits. Here are 4 to get you started.
There are so many ways to say “Happy Mother’s Day,” but if you’re a music mom, you know the best way is in a song. Check out these 6 country gems that will remind you and your mom just how much y’all are loved, needed, and appreciated.
Kids seem to have a natural instinct for being creative. Eventually, though, obstacles like fear, time restraints, and passive entertainment can get in the way. If you want to overcome these stumbling blocks, check out these 4 ways to help unlock your kid’s creativity – including the wild and crazy stuff!