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The Tuneful Parent Podcast


Aug 26, 2021

Dandling is the way a parent can play with their child in a beatful manner.  This is a short episode based on the contents of Episode 12!

My name is JoEllyn Sumner and I am a certified Prenatal, Early Childhood, and K-12 Music Educator.  I’m also a parental music coach, and I’m here to help you navigate musical...


Aug 12, 2021

Beatfulness can be achieved when you regularly use musical play opportunities with your child so that they may understand beat.

My name is JoEllyn Sumner and I am a certified Prenatal, Early Childhood, and K-12 Music Educator.  I’m also a parental music coach, and I’m here to help you navigate musical play at...


Jul 29, 2021

Why are lullabies so important?  Well, for many, they are the "foot in the door" for many people who may not think of themselves as singers.  Lullabies are the accessible way for parents to sing to their children.  The importances of lullabies for the child and for the parent are outlined in this episode of The Tuneful...


Jul 15, 2021

Did you know that when a child learns a new language, it creates new connections in their brain? And that these amazing new synaptic connections help to improve things like problem solving, multitasking and even memory.  Well, if music is the language of the soul, then teaching it and using it with our children...