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Continuing Education

In January my 5 year cycle of an Accredited Music Therapist (MTA) is up meaning that I need to renew my continuing education credits for the next 5 year cycle. I can’t believe it’s been FIVE years since I first became accredited. I have done a lot of really interesting things – served on the […]

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Fall is here!

I can’t believe how long it has been since I have last posted on anything… my blog, Facebook, twitter. I literally forgot my password to get into the backend of the website! Goodness my, I sure hope that I am back to posting a bit more regularly. It seems my household is finally seeing a […]

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Cookies!

Wow… I have have been missing in action in the blogging world! Juggling motherhood & working has been busy! I wanted to pop in and say HI! and share a new song I wrote to promote early lip sounds. I had a speech path ask for a motivating song to get those lips moving. What’s […]

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Where has the time gone?!

I’m back! I have been missing in action but I have a good excuse! I had a baby! A beautiful baby girl and my whole world has changed. It’s amazing what a baby can do to your life. All of a sudden a sink full of dishes, a ringing phone, endless emails, social obligations all […]

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! Can you believe that 2013 is already here? It seems like yesterday I was ringing in 2012! It’s hard to believe it’s been one year since I transitioned to working from home. I have loved how much flexibility this has offered each client. I am able to meet the needs of each one […]

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One Book, One Calgary

This morning I had the opportunity to partake in the One Book, One Calgary, Calgary Public Library (CPL) Programming. The CPL has done an amazing job creating a diverse range of programming available to Calgarians to celebrate the book of Awesome! If you are in the Calgary area and looking for fun things to do […]

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Lullabies

Individuals are always encouraged by music therapists to sing to their children. It can be hard though, trying to remember songs from the past and all their words. Even recalling a song can be difficult when you haven’t been in the world of children’s music for decades. Lullabies are such a natural way to bond […]

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Orange Pumpkin

During the Halloween season the colours orange and black are everywhere! The song below emphasizes the colour orange but can easily be adapted to any other colour. For this intervention you will need either a collage of different coloured items (tip! google search images “orange items”, “black items”, “red items”, etc!)  or actual tangible items […]

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Music Therapy Association for Alberta: Continuing Education Day

  A few weeks ago was the Music Therapy Association for Alberta (MTAA) first continuing education day. It was a huge success and I’m happy to have had the opportunity to be a part of the planning committee! We saw so many music therapists working in Alberta share their intervention ideas, research, and passion. Alberta […]

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It’s me! I’m still here!

I can’t believe how long it has been since I have blogged! The summer zoomed by faster than I had anticipated and then September seemed to have disappeared before I could catch my breath! Can you believe it’s already October?! I’m looking forward to the fall – I love the fall – the colours, the […]

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