Isn't interesting that one of the first signs of life, a baby's heartbeat, is incredibly musical in nature? It's a persistent beat that accelerates and decelerates base on the baby's activity, just as music's tempo changes based upon emotion of the musical moment. Everyone gets an A+ in steady beat...we've been keeping it internally since we've been alive!
MUSIC and LIFE appeared at the same time; they go hand in hand. Our children were BORN to be musical, and by practicing it, there is a part of their core that is developed that otherwise would be left dormant.
When I heard my first son's heartbeat for the first time, I recorded it in the doctor's office. Later that night, I was amazed at how MUSICAL his heartbeat was. I was anxious to start our music-making life together, so I sat down at the piano...marveling at the significance of his life. This is the song that came out of that. Click the "Before the Start" link below. Do you hear his musical heartbeat? It's the actual recording!