Sing, Sing a Song!

Community, by Hilary Lord, December 4, 2019,

Singing is a natural part of childhood. Most babies are surrounded by it, with parents and grandparents singing to them and music playing in our cars and homes. As children get older, they begin to play song games—they learn the alphabet and how to find their heads, shoulders, knees and toes. They begin to sing along … Continue reading “Sing, Sing a Song!”

Winterfest with a Special Guest (and I don’t just mean Santa!)

Community, by Hilary Lord, December 3, 2019,

One of our families’ favorite community traditions is right around the corner—Winterfest! This coming Saturday, our families will gather to celebrate the winter holidays with festive decor, foods, activities and crafts. Formerly known as “Breakfast with Santa,” this event is one of VdM’s longest running family events, loved by both children and adults. For those of us who … Continue reading “Winterfest with a Special Guest (and I don’t just mean Santa!)”