The first Ooga Booga song has been about a year in the making and on Friday we finally got to celebrate release of The Boy With the Truck on YouTube! The Boy With the Truck has gone from a nursery rhyme with a little singing part… …to a full song that I created in GarageBand. Last … Read moreThe Boy With the Truck – Song Release Day!
“There once was a boy who was playing with a truck on a big green grassy plain. He was playing with the truck in the middle of the muck when a monster to him came!” EDIT: This is what Ooga Booga looks like now! (May 2019) It all started with this little boy and his … Read moreOoga Booga!
I have been on a musical path since I was born. I have fond memories of being in daddy’s arms as he danced madly to The Beatles. My mom always sang to us, turning Christmas songs into lullabies, personalizing songs to include our names. When we were old enough, my dad taught us how to … Read moreOn Being a Musician
In 2016 I accidentally went to Paris by myself for two weeks. I was supposed to go with a friend. She speaks French, she was to be my tour guide, I was going to stay with her in France for one week before venturing out on my own for the second week. But her plans changed, … Read moreDon’t Stay Comfortable
Before I became a preschool teacher, I thought two-year-olds were babies. I remembered my own two-year-old brothers (through the eyes of a four- and eight-year-old) and definitely thought: BABY. But my first few days as a preschool teacher showed me differently. I was assigned to a classroom to observe and help out as I learned the ways … Read moreTwo-and-a-half-year-olds: Expectation vs. Reality