Our Little Drummer

My family and I have completed a big cross-country move. It was a trial — that’s for sure — but we made it. As we’ve relocated much nearer our families, we’ve had the opportunity to see our son around them (something that was very few and far-between over the past five years we spent away). There is, strangely, a difference between him with family members and him with near-total strangers and non-relatives. While he was known as “the happy baby” during his short stint in daycare, and has constantly been referred to as “the happiest baby ever” by anyone who … Continue reading

Rocket Ship Beach

Dan Zanes is well-known for creating music that is family friendly and fun for all. The first CD recorded by Dan Zanes and Friends, “Rocket Ship Beach,” is no exception whatsoever. With guest musicians such as Sheryl Crow, Suzanne Vega, and Barbara Brousal, “Rocket Ship Beach” is a collection of bouncy songs that are sure to be enjoyed and remembered by the entire family. “Rocket Ship Beach” contains many familiar songs. The CD begins with the recognizable “Polly Wolly Doodle.” Dan is joined by singer Sheryl Crow on this number. The song “Bushel and a Peck” from the musical “Guys … Continue reading