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Feel What U Feel with Lisa Loeb

We never fail to feel what we feel with Lisa Loeb‘s children’s CDs! As soon as the title song came on in my car, I started in with my standard head bob. I looked in the rear view mirror and saw my daughter doing the same exact thing! It’s one of those songs that makes me say, “It’s got a good beat and you can dance to it.” Wiggle and Wanna Do Day give us that same vibe.

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The entire collection is a wonderful variety of sweet, sassy, and full of love. Lisa, along with a few of her friends, remind us that You Can Count on Me, It’s Alright To Cry, and You Have It In You. As well as appreciating the songs we can jam to, as a mother, I also love the messages these songs send to my impressionable four-year old girl.

Feel What U Feel is available on Amazon in lots of different ways. Check it out here.

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Photo by Juan Patino

Thank you to Beth Blenz-Clucas from Sugar Mountain PR for our complimentary CD in exchange for this review and for allowing my brief hiatus while I finalized my book publication. I am honored to support this organization’s mission to share awesome, family-friendly media.

 

 

 

 

 

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Explorer of the World Children’s CD Review

Are you an explorer of the world? Frances England is. And she will make you and your child one too with her unique sounds, voice, and rhythms. This CD is a favorite in our car riding collection. My daughter taps her feet and claps her hands in the back seat every time I start it up. We love the catchy beats of City Don’t Sleep and Street Life. The title track, Explorer of the World is a perfect introduction to the whole collection with its soft piano tinkling and Frances’ sweet and inviting voice.

Start exploring with this CD on April 1st on Amazon and Itunes. Find out more about Frances on Facebook and Instagram.

Check out the children’s activity book below. Happy exploring!!

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Frances England, one of the most important voices in family music, takes listeners on a shimmering sonic journey and makes a bold new case for the value of paying attention to the undiscovered treasures we pass every day.
Over two years, Frances took walks around the neighborhoods of her city and, with a hand-held microphone, recorded sounds that she’d always heard, but never paid much attention to. She wrote some new songs, and with the help of Grammy winning producer Dean Jones and Dave Winer (of Justin Roberts’ Not Ready for Naptime Players), she produced her latest all-ages album.

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Happy Love Day

To celebrate love today and every day, enjoy one of my recent poems:

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The heart begins its dance in a very private place. It needs not be told how.

The beat is steady and the music is strong.

When it emerges to be of this world, it is forced to learn about pain.

But the beat is still steady and the music is strong.

People ask things of it and question its worth. It sends its love out but often comes up short.

Yet the beat is steady and the music is strong.

When the heart knows it is safe and offers love to another,

Then, that heart feels safe and offers love to yet another.

Then three hearts beat steady and the music is strong.

The dance goes on and on and before you know it,

Everyone’s heart feels safe and every heart feels love.

The beat is steady.

The music is strong.

The dance is forever beautiful.

Libby 11/15

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Heart Beat

The heart begins its dance in a very private place. It needs not be told how.

The beat is steady and the music is strong.

When it emerges to be of this world, it is forced to learn about pain.

But the beat is still steady and the music is strong.

People ask things of it and question its worth. It sends its love out but often comes up short.

Yet the beat is steady and the music is strong.

When the heart knows it is safe and offers love to another,

Then, that heart feels safe and offers love to yet another.

Then three hearts beat steady and the music is strong.

The dance goes on and on and before you know it,

Everyone’s heart feels safe and every heart feels love.

The beat is steady.

The music is strong.

The dance is forever beautiful.

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