Musical Mama Blog

Proving, day after diaper filled day, that music and motherhood can mix.

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"the history of creative culture is strewn with brilliant women who had children without compromising their genius — from Susan Sontag...to Patti Smith, who became a mother at forty-one and has continued to bestow her brilliant badassery upon the world in the decades since, often performing with her daughter" - Brainpickings

Why I Love My Car

Posted on December 27, 2015

I love my car. Which is good because I practically live in it. Daily it is filled with a toddler who alternates between outraged and blissful and her frisky brother who...

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7 Tips For How to Make Music While Raising Kids

Posted on January 3, 2016

1. If you come into the kitchen to discover that the dirty dishes have multiplied overnight so that they cover every surface in the kitchen it is best to slowly back out of the room and...

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The Song I Almost Chucked Out the Window

Posted on January 10, 2016

I’ve Got To Fly had its growing pains. It started out 15 years ago as a bunch of lyrics that I never put to music and stuck in a drawer cause I decided they sucked....

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Diary of a Music Obsessed Insomniac Mother

Posted on January 20, 2016

6:30 PM - Put feverish toddler down to sleep. Eat dinner.

7:30PM - Work on the second verse of Good Enough Life in Logic Pro X, the music sequencing software. Eat second dinner, because nursing makes you a crazed eating machine...

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My son: Are you walking like that because you're old?

Me: No honey, because I'm tired.