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Help kids choose band instruments based on level of challenge

Help kids choose band instruments based on level of challenge

Lifestyle
Before making a trip to the music store to choose band instruments, it is important for musicians to be very realistic about their amount of free time and their personal response to a challenge. An honest assessment can make the difference between buying musical instruments that bring a lifetime of enjoyment or musical instruments that collect dust in the closet, believes many musicians. Musical Instruments Offering Quick Results There are several instruments that promise immediate gratification. Drums, for example are fun to play from day one. On the other hand, a truly accomplished percussionist can deliver complicated rhythms most drummers only dream about. The uncommon bass ukulele, is another instrument that can take a week to learn and a lifetime to perfect. Woodwinds such a...
Yoga for children creates balanced and happy kid

Yoga for children creates balanced and happy kid

Lifestyle
It is alarming but 1 in every 3 children in the United States of America is overweight or obese. That is a tragic statistic that can and must be changed. It is true that for heavy kids, they tend to shy away from rigorous forms of physical activity and are not comfortable in team sport and playground games. An excellent alternative to introduce these children to a healthy lifestyle is yoga for children. Yoga offers immediate impact from the very first class and is one of the only forms of fitness that strengthens the mind and the body. Yoga is a Gentle, Non Judgmental Experience for Children Yoga studios are very popular today and is a commonplace form of everyday fitness and exercise for adults all across North America. Many are now offering "mom and me" or "mommy and baby" clas...
Kids learn 5 ukulele songs in the key of C

Kids learn 5 ukulele songs in the key of C

Music
These five new ukulele tunes are all in the key of C and stick to the chords C and G7. Just like the songs parents learned with their kids in the articles Parents and Kids Play Their First Ukulele Song and Play Ukulele Tunes With Two Chords: C and G7, these are great traditional campfire tunes everyone’s likely to know. They’re a little trickier though, because the chords change more than one time per song. If parents continue to strum on the downbeats with their child, it’ll make the increased amount of chord changes easier to handle. As in parts 3 and 4, the downbeats are noted by the syllables in all caps. In the next part of this article, provided parents and kids feel ready, they’ll get to throw in some strumming embellishments. Hush Little Baby (To find the first note, paren...
Parents and kids ukulele – Their first song

Parents and kids ukulele – Their first song

Music
Kids ukulele - Once parents and kids have found their instruments, the kids ukulele, and learned the basics of tuning and holding them properly in parts one and two of this article, they’re ready to start playing. What’s a Chord or Home Ukulele Chords Playing the kids ukulele usually involves strumming chords to accompany a singer. Basically, home ukulele chords are notes that sound good together. Each string on the kids ukulele produces one note, but when strummed at once, the four notes create a chord. The trick is pressing the strings down in the right spots so the notes harmonize with each other. Play a C Chord on the Kids Ukulele The song Frere Jacques is rare in that it only has one chord; a C chord. To play a C on the ukulele, only two fingers are needed. Before talking a...
Marriage management: How to restore intimacy in marriage

Marriage management: How to restore intimacy in marriage

Lifestyle
Many believe intimacy equals sex. While sex plays an important role, true intimacy in relationships involves much more. In terms of marriage management Dick Purnell describes intimacy in an article entitled "Sex and the Search for Intimacy" he wrote for Everystudent.com (April, 2010). "Today, the word intimacy has taken on sexual connotations. But it is much more than that," says Purnell. "It includes all the different dimensions of our lives – yes, the physical, but also the social, emotional, mental and spiritual aspects as well. Intimacy really means total life sharing." Intimacy in Relationships – How it All Begins When a couple meets, they are typically drawn to each other by physical and/or emotional attraction. Marriage management expert says the intimacy is not achieved o...
Why Paris Visit Is For Kids

Why Paris Visit Is For Kids

Travel
As much as one would think that Paris is not good for kids, because of its noisy streets and big crowds, it actually is. Paris offers more than 400 parks, and there are many playgrounds as well. The kids will have fun even if there is no trip to Disneyland Paris. Paris is a great place for kids. Paris For Kids Montmartre, a neighbourhood in Paris, is an area which is good for kids. There is a beautiful carousel right below the famous sacre coeur church. And on top of sacre coeur there is a lot to see, including various entertainers and performers that kids will love. There is an icecream shop on nearby rue du Chevalier de la Barre, in case the kids are in the mood for some ice cream. The area also offers plenty of cafes and sandwich shops. There is an excellent playground in J...