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.
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.
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.
Songwriter’s block is an incredibly frustrating problem that eventually afflicts every songwriter. The good news? This dreaded blockage of creativity is fixable. Here are 8 ways to end songwriter’s block and get you once again writing the songs you want and need to write.
Here are 4 steps I’ve taken to enhance and unleash the creative queen inside me, even when all the world says moms like us should place our creative endeavors on the back burner of our priorities.
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Popular music has a long history of notes and chords that perfectly capture that which cannot be said.
Silence definitely has its place in our hectic everyday lives. Sometimes, though, much like an empty cup filled with our favorite wine, nothing fills that vacant space in our lives better than the right musical notes.
I always thought it was ironic that Elton John’s 1984 classic “Sad Songs (Say So Much)” is a bouncy, upbeat tune with a feel-good melody. Despite its message, it does not at all sound like a sad song…. Read More