• Unleash Your Inner Artist

    I am a big fan of activities that allow individuals to be artistic. Why? Because it is through those expressions of artistry that we experience productivity, entertainment, and cultural enrichment, and possibly even have the opportunity to impact other people in a positive way. But, more importantly, studies show that individuals who allow art to have a place in their lives may be healthier and happier than those who don’t. This is why I felt compelled to make a post encouraging parents to identify activities that will permit them to unleash their inner artist. Do you regularly set aside time to be artistic? If you answered “yes” to this question,…

  • Helpful Resources for Theatre Parents, Drama Teachers and Artistic Directors

    If you are a theatre parent or teacher and always find yourself searching for ways to support the budding thespians in your life, you’ve come to the right place! I want this page to be a place where you can come to find ideas, tips and resources alike. For now, it will include information parents. teachers/directors, as well as artistic directors. However, in time, I will likely need to separate them and have a different page for each. If you have any tips, suggestions, etc., that you’d like to share with other families, please let me know! Just contact me through this site using the contact form. FOR PARENTS Broadway…

  • Concerts Can Keep You in Tune With Your Kids

    My husband and I love listening to music and have exposed our children to our favorite genres since they were very young. Because of this, their musical interests are quite varied. In fact, it would not be unusual for us to listen to urban contemporary gospel, pop, jazz, and classical music all on the same day. And, since they’ve been performing in musicals for the past four years, we also like listening to show tunes together. Our willingness to support and foster our children’s appreciation for such a significant part of American culture is one of the reasons we did something when they were only seven and four years old…