PPP074: Music Makes Beautiful Children

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Welcome back and Happy New Year 2018!

This is the time of year when we evaluate our lives and see where there is room for improvement. It is also a great time to set goals or set a new determination to reach goals we’ve already set.

My goal for my children as they grow and mature and become independent adults is for them to be happy, healthy, and contributing members of society. Learning to play the piano and make music was a big factor in achieving that goal.

Happy

Let go of perfection.

Perfection is not attainable. But if we chase perfections, we can catch excellence. Vince Lombardi

Learn to be content.

Learn to strike a balance between striving for improvement and being content.

Celebrate along the way. Beth Hughes, a fellow piano mom really gets this idea. You can hear her share her goals for her children in episode 042.

Healthy

Break larger obstacles into smaller, more manageable tasks.

Learn more than one way to solve a problem.

Figure out what works for you.

Manage anxiety. (More about that in episode 076 coming soon)

Contributing Members of Society

Piano study teaches our children:

Responsibility

Time Management

Accountability

Being part of a team

Dedication

Perseverance

Stick-to-it-iveness

Episode 014: Realistic Goals of Piano Study

 

What goals do you have for your children when they grow up?

How can piano study help you on your journey?

Share your ideas in the comments section below.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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