Monthly Archives: February 2011

What Makes a Kids’ Song a Kids’ Song?

What makes a kids’ song a kids’ song, anyway? If we knew the answer to this, we would have written the ultimate children’s song and be rich ladies, funding arts programs in schools all over the country. We don’t know. No … Continue reading

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Folk Music and Families

A song is arguably the most powerful medium by which to capture any moment in time. Play me any cut from Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band and I am ten years old again; it’s early summer and if I … Continue reading

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Katryna’s Interview on Pokey Mama!

Check this out: great interview with Katryna on our friend poet/mom Amy Dryansky’s blog Pokey Mama!

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Big Blue Scarf Game

Today in HooteNanny, we used the Big Blue Scarf, an approximately seven foot by seven foot square swath of cerulean gauze. It is similar to our parachute prop, only much lighter and therefore easier to work with. While the grown … Continue reading

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Family Harmony, Family Dissonance

  This morning my two year old son said, “More kisses. More cuddles,” and as I bent down to him, he gave me a hug around my neck. I put my nose in his soft straight hair and breathed in. … Continue reading

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Blue Scarf Game

Today in HooteNanny, we took the Big Blue Scarf, an approximately seven foot by seven foot square swath of cerulean gauze, and while the parents held its edges, the kids jumped up and down underneath. It is similar to our … Continue reading

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This Is Our First Post

Hello, readers! This being our first post, we want to take this opportunity to welcome you, tell you a bit about what we want to do in this tiny bit of real estate on the vast prairie of the Internet. … Continue reading

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