The Lullaby Effect

The Lullaby Effect

Singing to your child at night has more benefits than you could possibly imagine. Researcher and music educator, Dr Anita Collins explores the latest science behind lullabies. She explains the benefits for your family, how it can make your

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Rockstar Parents

Did you know that singing to your baby is actually good for them? You may be thinking, surely not all singing is good for them, some people sound awful! Dr Anita Collins explores the idea of singing in tune, and whether or not you need to sing like an angel for your baby to get the benefits. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Rockstar Parents

Did you know that singing to your baby is actually good for them? You may be thinking, surely not all singing is good for them, some people sound awful! Dr Anita Collins explores the idea of singing in tune, and whether or not you need to sing like an angel for your baby to get the benefits. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

06:33

26 Jun 17

Moving Together

One of the best ways to understand your baby is to be "in sync" with them, to understand their wants and needs on a very basic level. Dr Anita Collins explains how singing to your baby helps you move in synchronicity together. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Moving Together

One of the best ways to understand your baby is to be "in sync" with them, to understand their wants and needs on a very basic level. Dr Anita Collins explains how singing to your baby helps you move in synchronicity together. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

06:05

30 Jun 17

Grooving To The Music

Singing and grooving can go hand in hand, in fact, sometimes it's hard to move when you're singing. Dr Anita Collins reveals how moving to music is actually part of our evolutionary development, and why it's so important for our kids.not See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Grooving To The Music

Singing and grooving can go hand in hand, in fact, sometimes it's hard to move when you're singing. Dr Anita Collins reveals how moving to music is actually part of our evolutionary development, and why it's so important for our kids.not See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

04:33

30 Jun 17

The Building Blocks Of Language

Once children can speak, so much uncertainty around parenting disappears. And for children, being able to communicate means less frustration, and fewer tantrums (we hope). Dr Anita Collins explains how music and singing can actually be the most effective building blocks for early language development. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Building Blocks Of Language

Once children can speak, so much uncertainty around parenting disappears. And for children, being able to communicate means less frustration, and fewer tantrums (we hope). Dr Anita Collins explains how music and singing can actually be the most effective building blocks for early language development. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

09:53

30 Jun 17

Raising A Helpful Child

You may think music doesn't affect the way your child behaves, apart from getting them to jump up and down and go crazy. Dr Anita Collins explains research that suggests the connection is much deeper than just evoking excitement or fun, that it can actually help develop empathy in your child. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Raising A Helpful Child

You may think music doesn't affect the way your child behaves, apart from getting them to jump up and down and go crazy. Dr Anita Collins explains research that suggests the connection is much deeper than just evoking excitement or fun, that it can actually help develop empathy in your child. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

07:02

30 Jun 17

Food For The Brain

Music is good for our children's wellbeing, and not just in a light and fuzzy way. Dr Anita Collins takes us through why music - both the kind they love, and the kind they hate- is cognitive food for their brains. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Food For The Brain

Music is good for our children's wellbeing, and not just in a light and fuzzy way. Dr Anita Collins takes us through why music - both the kind they love, and the kind they hate- is cognitive food for their brains. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

06:33

30 Jun 17

Singing The Blues Away

Singing is not just good for our kids, it's good for us too! Dr Anita Collins explains why, in such a busy world, everyone can find time to sing. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Singing The Blues Away

Singing is not just good for our kids, it's good for us too! Dr Anita Collins explains why, in such a busy world, everyone can find time to sing. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

06:23

30 Jun 17

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