Episode 019: Parent Interview with Sanette Brems

Parent Interviews, Podcast, Practicing and Motivation
  Sanette Brems is the mom of six daughters, five of whom I get to work with every week. The Brems family realized the importance of piano study as a basic, foundation instrument. Kids need a hobby, something to do that gets them excited, and piano is something they could do year-round. They invested in a quality piano their girls could practice on rather than trying to arrange practice at a friend's house. (more…)
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Episode 017: Be Your Child’s Biggest Cheerleader

Communication, Podcast, Practicing and Motivation
[caption id="attachment_210" align="alignnone" width="560"] Be your child's biggest cheerleader![/caption] Episode Highlights: 45 Gratifying Facts about Thanksgiving A little more about Sarah Hale, the Mother of Thanksgiving Thanksgiving makes me think of food, family and football. Football makes me think of the Parent/Teacher/Student relationship (Episode 002) (more…)
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Episode 009: Let Your Child Watch You Learn Something New

Practicing and Motivation, Relationships
[caption id="attachment_124" align="alignnone" width="960"] Students sometimes feel even their practice should be perfect. They need to be encouraged to keep trying and work through mistakes.[/caption] Kids are often surprised to learn that their parents don't know something...until they become teenagers, and then they don't think their parents know anything.  (more…)
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