Plan to Grow Your Sessions

Plan to Grow Your Sessions

There have been a lot of “growing” focused session shares on Music Sparks. From suggesting you plant kisses with preschoolers to gardens of songs for preschoolers or older adults to an intergenerational flower sing-along. (Just to highlight a few.) Whether...
Book Review: The Book of Joy

Book Review: The Book of Joy

Joy is…. The answers are varied and for many of us not something we can set in stone. Joy can seem fleeting. Yet, it is something we all strive to have in our lives. It was during a challenging period of my life I sat down and read The Book of Joy*(Affiliate...
I Hear the Train

I Hear the Train

“I hear the train a comin’, It’s rolling round the bend..” – “Folsom Prison Blues” “Come ride the little train that is rolling down the tracks to the junction..” – “Petticoat Junction” These...
Your Brain and Body on Grief

Your Brain and Body on Grief

Everyone experiences loss at some point, but despite how universal grief is, we don’t spend much time talking about all the ways it changes us. While basic ideas about the forms grief takes, such as the five stages model, are well known, many people experiencing the...