Friday, December 04, 2020

Folk music for kids

I am really into finding music that my kids and I can appreciate together in the car. I can't listen to regular, annoying kids songs on repeat. They have been rebelling against the radio. 

Have you heard of Cake for Dinner? These are songs specifically for kids from my favorite band Scythian. This is what started me looking for this type of music. Here is them singing "Flea", live: 

This song is hilarious: 

"Mine" by Trout Fishing in America

We have printed out the lyrics to "What kind of cat/dog/bear are you?" by Billy Jonas. 

They know all the David Landou songs by heart. 

Finally, we have recently discovered The Okee Dokee Brothers. Here is one called "Jamboree": 

Do you have any suggestions?

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

How to ride a bike without training wheels

A couple of weeks ago, Davy learned how to ride without training wheels. Today, he learned to to start by himself without a push! 

This was all made possible by a friend who shared a youtube video that helped her with her son. I'm linking to it here because it was so important for us:

This is what I love about meeting with friends and moms meeting with moms with kids. I learn so much from others. I cannot be locked at home without friendship for me and for my kids. Moms (and dads!), but especially moms at home with small children, needs lots of support and community. 

Sunday, November 08, 2020