It’s 2014, Why Don’t PR People Know? – Guest Post by Jennifer Kyrnin

checklist mom app screen capture to-do lists and more

I am a mom of a Kindergartner, and he’s a great kid. And one thing I learned in this first year of formal schooling is that there is a lot to keep track of. I have to remember if Monday is PE day or music day, what days I volunteer at the school, whether he has his library book in his backpack or not, and all the little details that come from being a parent of a school-aged kid. So when I learned of a new app that might be able to help with all that I was intrigued. I mean, who wouldn’t want things like: Calendar to schedule all family events Email your lists to share your to dos to family members and others Organize your to-dos, manage and sync to your calendar so that you have peace of mind Access your to-do list anytime and anywhere from your… read more

Music Monday ramblings and updates

The Everything Parents Guide To Special Education: a complete step-by-step guide to advocating for your child with special needs, by Amanda Morin, published 2014 by Adams Media

Before I touch on any music-related stuff, I am proud to announce the release of my wife’s second book – The Everything Parent’s Guide To Special Education: A Complete Step-by-Step Guide to Advocating for Your Child with Special Needs. It will be available in bookstores starting May 18th, 2014, but the Kindle version is available NOW from Amazon. If you have a child with special needs and are struggling to navigate the special education system, or know someone who is having trouble, please consider buying this book. It’s written to be extremely parent-friendly while explaining all the special education law and terminology that is so confusing to so many people. I hate the term “game changer”, but I really believe that Amanda’s book will be just that. So anyway, we have two very musical children. Both also happen to have special needs. In the past few months, we have bought… read more