Musical Medicine: Building Resilience In The Early Years

The world can be overwhelming for anyone, but especially children. Trying to fit in with the way things are, changing and adapting to new people and places, and then finding your own place, is no easy task. Children in ill health or recovering from accidents can make life situations even more challenging. Studies with children …

Using Music to Manage Feelings Regarding Death in the Early Years

Death is a tricky subject to manage in the early years. Often adults avoid it, not knowing how to approach children’s forthright and seemingly irreverent questions. Recognising that this discomfort comes from a place of personal fear and/or uncertainty can help us to withhold judgement of “right” and “wrong” ways to feel, and accept childrens’ …