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100 Days of Summer Kids Music :: Music Activities for Children & Families

The Swing Whistle Zing household is undertaking a big, huge, international summer adventure this year, so I’m taking a little hiatus from my normal schedule and bringing you 100 Days of Summer Kids Music—amazingly fun music activities for children and their families to enjoy together! Swing Whistle Zing is not only about delivering the latest news and […]

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Thank You Taylor Swift :: From Tween-Age Moms Everywhere

On behalf of tween-age mothers everywhere I want to say:  “Thank you Taylor Swift!”  I could say let’s “Shake It Off” and stop there, but let me give you a little background— I very distinctly remember being an 11-year-old music consumer.  My artists of choice at the time consisted of Madonna, Debbie Gibson and Poison {not […]

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Monday Kids Music Review :: Calling All The Elephants from Randy & Dave

Album:  Calling All The Elephants Artist:  Randy & Dave Release Date:  April 2015 Recommended for:  Silly/Laugh-Out-Loud Listening, Kids Who Enjoy Finding a Good Story Inside a Song, Perfect for a Wisecracking Grandfather to Listen to with his  favorite Goofy Grandkid Enjoy this review?  Consider showing your support for kids’ music and purchase a copy of Calling […]

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Favorite Finds Friday :: Bear Hunt The Movie – Josh and the Jamtones

It’s summer travel planning season, and thanks to Josh and the Jamtones you don’t have to look far for a grandiose adventure like no other.  If you loved Bear Hunt the Album {and we did}, you’ll be equally impressed with the movie version, which features innovative puppet-like animation by Hero4Hire Creative.  While creating the shorts, film […]

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Monday Kids Music Review :: Flight of the Blue Whale from Pointed Man Band

Album:  Flight of the Blue Whale Artist:  Pointed Man Band Release Date:  April 2015 Recommended for:  Families Who Enjoy A Good Musical Tale, Someone Looking to Get Lost in the Music of a Parisian Cafe or perhaps an English Coffee House, Visually Imaginative Kids, Family Favorites Enjoy this review?  Consider showing your support for kids’ […]

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Nurturing A Young Professional Musician :: A Guest Post by Alison Faith Levy

  I’d like to extend a warm welcome to Kindie musician, Alison Faith Levy of The Sippy Cups!  Ever wondered how to encourage your kids to follow their passions?  Today, Alison shares her family’s personal story of nurturing the budding creativity in another professional musician in her home, her son, Henry.  Take a moment and enjoy the story of the […]

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