Tips for Traveling with Toddlers

February vacation is upon us—a perfect opportunity for a family trip! But once travel plans involve making it through TSA, bringing a two-year-old with you may make the hassles of travel feel even more daunting. When you're flying with toddlers, you might be worried about arriving in one piece. Here are a few tips to help make your travel plans run more smoothly! Talk about the trip! Prepare your child as much as possible for what is coming. Talk about what you will be doing and where you will be traveling often. Get your child excited for the plane ride and the new destination they will be visiting! Get visual. Much like the Language cards you see in the Beginners classrooms, it is very hel

Building a Musical Foundation at Wellan

Everyone learns to speak before reading. The idea that everyone learns how to speak their native language easily—because it is a natural part of their environment—is called the mother tongue. Shinichi Suzuki realized that you could also apply this approach to learning how to play an instrument. The mother-tongue approach has become a large part of my philosophy on how best to teach music to students at Wellan. The Beginner Level: A Foundation for Loving Music Beginners experience many different songs and also many of the same songs week after week so that they can start to master the lyrics and experiment with their voices. I will often revisit rhymes or songs that we sang earlier in the yea

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