Best-selling musician Laurie Berkner, who you’ve probably seen on Nick Jr. singing and playing guitar, is the featued guest in this episode. I’ll ask her what makes a great children’s song. We’ll also talk about how becoming a mother influenced her songwriting and how she keeps the attention of an audience full of excited children for an entire show.
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ParentNormal Questions Answered in this Episode:
- When my toddler is in a public place and is dancing like nobody’s watching, am I wrong to be jealous of how much more liberated he is than me?
- At what point do I tell my 5 year old that he is just banging things and not playing music?
- I’ve been singing the same children’s songs for decades, but I still don’t know all of the words. When my kids want me to sing with them, what should I do?
- I want to teach my toddler music, but he doesn’t want to use any of the instruments we’ve bought him. Can you give me a list of 10 alternatives to instruments that my toddler could use to play music?