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Dancing With Miss Melodee
Music for Moving: Upbeat Children’s Albums for Dancing and Exercising
Posted on Tuesday, January 29th, 2013 by Parents' Choice

Sometimes getting kids moving is as simple as playing the right song.

Shining Like a Star by Laura Doherty
Featured Album: Shining Like a Star by Laura Doherty
Posted on Wednesday, August 8th, 2012 by Parents' Choice

Chicago resident Laura Doherty is the former director of the Old Town School’s early-childhood Wiggleworms program. Shining Like A Star is her second children’s music album, and she brings to it a fine understanding of what makes good music for younger kids.

Laura Veirs Tumble Bee
Featured Album: Tumble Bee by Laura Veirs
Posted on Tuesday, July 31st, 2012 by Parents' Choice

What do you get when you mix rollicking and soulful folk songs with captivating vocals and a first-rate mix of harmonies, guitars, banjo, piano, percussion, accordion, brass, strings and whistles? A topnotch family folk album, shaped, layered and made shiny new by skilled musicians led by vocalist Laura Veirs.

Featured Album: Cousins Jamboree by Hope Harris
Posted on Tuesday, July 24th, 2012 by Parents' Choice

July 24th is Cousins Day. To honor that, this week’s featured album is Hope Harris’ Cousins Jamboree.

Featured Album: The Best of the Laurie Berkner Band
Posted on Tuesday, July 17th, 2012 by Parents' Choice

The Laurie Berkner fans who turned the former indie-rocker into a best-selling children’s music artist will enjoy this 2010 compilation of favorites tracing the singer’s musical journey that began in 2007 with the release of her cassette, “Whaddaya Think of That?”