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Living Vicariously Through Our Children

Galina Nemirovsky | Posted 09.19.2016 | Parents
Galina Nemirovsky

I hope our children take a piece of us both, but mostly, when they reflect on their childhood, I want them to perceive it as laden with opportunities and support, and less of their parents vicariously living through them.

The Smart Way: The ONE Smart Keyboard May Make a Good Teacher But Won't Cure a Lazy Student

Tom Teicholz | Posted 03.29.2016 | Technology
Tom Teicholz

Using the One Light Keyboard is not problem-proof. As it has only 61 keys, sometimes the sheet music for specific songs can not be used if they require all 88 keys. Also, I continue to have some difficulty in switching between modes of play.

Why I Am Grateful to My Mother

Helene Cohen Bludman | Posted 07.09.2013 | Fifty
Helene Cohen Bludman

If I am like my mother, I am the person I always wanted to be. The greatest gift from my mother, the best mother in the world, was how to be a mother myself.

Let Go of What Doesn't Work -- and Find Something That Does

Maureen Anderson | Posted 05.26.2013 | Parents
Maureen Anderson

"What do you like about piano?" I asked my daughter a few years ago when we were on our way to register for her ninth year of lessons. "Being able to say I haven't quit," she told me. Uh-oh.

'Killer on the Keys'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 11.05.2012 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

When it comes to pianists, only one -- goodness gracious! -- is a great ball of fire. I refer, of course, to Jerry Lee Zezima.