The Music Mom: Eileen Carey

7 Resolutions That’ll Make This Your Best Year Yet

if your life has been more of a mess than a miracle lately, check out these simple strategies that’ll help make 2023 your healthiest, happiest, and most creative year yet.

Grateful Grooves: 20 Songs That’ll Inspire Your Thanksgiving Thankfulness

As we get ready to gather around the table and reflect on all that we’re grateful for, I thought I’d encourage the gratitude by sharing some of my favorite songs about love, family, friendship, and the many things in life we should appreciate. Happy Thanksgiving!

Deserved Zoo Ballyhoo: Why Autumn Is the Perfect Time to Visit the Zoo

Looking for a fall activity that is fun and educational? Here’s why I think an autumn outing to the zoo is the perfect day trip.

Curiosity Countdown: Here’s How to Raise Kids Who Are Intellectually Curious

All too often we assume that kids are either born with a superior level of intelligence or they’re not. The reality is that you can foster a greater sense of curiosity that will eventually lead to a greater intellect. Here’s how you do it.

Wise and Weighty Words: 15 Life Lessons You Need to Hear Now

Here are the most important life lessons I’ve learned over the past few years. I hope they impact you as much they’ve impacted me.

7 Strategies for Building Your Child’s Self-Esteem

If you’ve been noticing that your kid’s self-worth has been dropping, you may be searching for ways to help build their self-esteem. These 7 surefire strategies will help.

Brains Over Brawn: 5 Ways to Work Smarter Instead of Harder

If you want to save energy, increase your overall productivity, increase your motivation, and build up your self-esteem (who doesn’t?), here are 5 tried and true ways to get the most out of your work with even less effort.

The Fab 15 Christmas Movies You Must Watch This Month

I’m not sure about you, but we’ve been listening to Christmas music for a few weeks already. That means it’s time we start watching Christmas movies. On that note, I put together a list of my family’s favorites. I hope these classics bring you and your loved ones a ton of holiday cheer.

Growing Gratitude: 4 Ways to Raise a Grateful Child

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, now is the perfect time to start developing an attitude of gratitude within your kid. Here are four tried and true ways to raise a grateful child.

Build It Up: 4 Simple Ways to Grow Your Confidence

If you’ve been struggling to focus on anything positive about yourself, here are some tried and true strategies for increasing your confidence.

Be Here Now: 5 Reasons Why Embracing the Present Is a Gift

Here are 5 ways in which living in the present improves your mental health, relationships, and general well-being.

Weighty Words: 25 Phrases That’ll Show Your Kid Just How Much You Appreciate Them

Kids who are appreciated are extremely likely to repeat their behaviors. Not only that, but if they receive appreciation, they’re more likely to show it to others. Here are 25 phrases you can say that’ll show your kid just how much you appreciate them.