Parenting As I Go

[video src="https://turtledancemusic.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/img_5196.mov" ] A couple of months ago - before Covid - I had no daycare available on a particular day (due to a holiday) and had to take Teddy with me to do a few shows in Albany, NY. It was stressful to say the...

https://boxcast.tv/view/live-at-the-same-time-with-gregory-dhoop-302403 I attended an exhibit on the work of Jim Henson at the Museum of the Moving Image in New York City. In the exhibit it talked about Henson's work on Sesame Street, The Muppet Show and Fraggle Rock. I was caught by one of the...

I've done over 110 experimental live-streams so far and here is what I've learned: I can perform my heart out like I would in a live concert - sweat dripping and all. And it does not seem to translate or engage the audience in the...

Live streaming from my living room is challenging. First off - let's all get on the same page - when I am performing I am generally looking at the BACK of my devices - not the screen, because if they were forward facing all the...

It's so important to us that parents and caregivers have an amazing experience wherever we perform. Getting out of the house can be difficult sometimes. And Winter is challenging because you can't go to the playground or the park as much as you'd like to....

https://www.nichq.org/insight/childrens-social-and-emotional-development-starts-co-regulation When I went to graduate school one of my favorite things about Gerry Costa was that he gave everybody hugs. He's a very kind man. His program really opened my worldview about early childhood development and how profound it is. Sometimes I feel like when...

Last week I had a crazy adventure with Teddy. Teddy came with me to Albany, NY to give a presentation to 70 librarians. He was so good on stage with me. And everyone adored him. Afterwards we took a trip to the science museum and...

One of the challenges of being a new parent is being thoughtful. Thoughtful about where I place my coffee on the table so Teddy can not pull it off and spill it all over himself or the carpet (and so I can have my coffee!)....

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