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On today’s podcast, Leslie is joined by Gena Mayo of Music in Our Homeschool. Leslie and Gena will be discussing the importance of music to your children’s development and easy ways to include music education in your homeschool, even if you know nothing about how to teach music! We’ve got some practical ideas for you today!

Meet The Guest:

Gena Mayo is a homeschool mom of 8 (ages 22 down to 11), and has homeschooled from the very beginning. She is also a music teacher and has taught music for over 25 years in many different forms including early childhood music and movement classes, voice lessons, and vocal directing for full-length stage musicals. She began blogging at I Choose Joy in 2006 where she shares about homeschool, family, and homemaking.

Her most recent venture began about 7 years ago with Music in our Homeschool. She has a desire to provide the resources for every mom to include music in their homeschools. Her online course site provides online click-and-go courses to make it super easy!


In This Episode:

  • Why music education is important, especially for young ones.
  • Brain development and music education
  • Why music is so helpful in our homeschools
  • The most basic instrument your child can learn.
  • Early childhood music and movement


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