Needing motivation? Just a short 8 weeks ago my two youngest children decided to challenge themselves with learning a new song on the piano. They set out to search for a piano piece that appeals to them, and they both ended up with difficult compositions by the famous David Lanz. These pieces are beyond their current music reading skills and being a mom, I did not (though I was tempted) to say... you can't do that..it's too hard for you. I refrained from saying anything and, as most of you already know... they have been showing amazing progress! This video is week 8 for Jacob.... Jasmine was not ready this time, so I don't have a new video of her... but you are going to be amazed Continue Reading
My Children’s 30 Day Progress Report
For those who are following my children's progress with their song they each chose to challenge themselves with, here are the most recent recordings showing the first 30 days progress. As you know we are traveling through Alaska in an RV and participating in a variety of awesome activities, so there is something to be said about the progress they have made despite all the fun distractions they have enjoyed. I am proud of them, and I thank you for helping me encourage them through your comments on the last post. Your comments were like opening gifts to them.... they thought it was quite thrilling to hear from you! Again, please feel free to leave your comments below. Keep in Continue Reading
My Kids Need Encouragement!
We made it to Alaska, and to our destination city, Anchorage! ~smile~ If you have been watching our 4 month trip, then you know we started from San Diego on May 15th, and took a beautiful ride up the Alaskan Highway and visited amazing places! It has been fun sharing pictures and videos with you along the way! I hope you have enjoyed them as much as I have enjoyed sharing them. There is a link on the bottom left of this page called: Follow Lisa's Trail, where you will find my travel posts. There was one video in particular that I posted on June 5th with my children practicing piano in the RV. Jacob, who is 15, surprised me and expressed to me that he wanted to learn a particular Continue Reading