Happy Mother’s Day

The days are getting longer.  The weather is getting warmer.  Birds are singing and flowers are blooming.  That can only mean one thing: Mother’s Day is just around the corner!

At Rockness Music, we believe that family is the most important thing in the world and should always be celebrated.  Whether it’s getting together for family dinners on Sunday, cuddling up to watch a great movie, or singing along to our favorite songs in the car, we hope everyone treasures the little moments with families as much as we do!

Let’s celebrate Mother’s Day together!  Click here to listen to “The Family Song” while we share some great ideas that everyone can take part in this Sunday!



Once you’re done singing “The Family Song,” head on over to the Presby Memorial Iris Gardens in Montclair for their “Music in the Garden” series.  Enjoy the beautiful music while taking in the gorgeous gardens from 12-2pm this Mother’s Day.


Your child could be a kid in King Arthur’s Court at Medieval Times in Lyndhurst, NJ this weekend!  Join in the fun and cheer on your favorite knight.  The best part?  Moms get in for free!


Burn off those Mother’s Day dessert calories for a good cause!

The Summit Area YMCA will hosting its 13th annual 5K race to benefit Livestrong at the YMCA, with proceeds going to help benefit their cancer and recovery program.

Looking for something a little more challenging?  Then the Prospect Park Mother’s Day Duathlon is for you!  Choose the activity that’s right for you, and run, sprint, and bike your way to a feeling of accomplishment!


Now that you’ve burned off an entire day’s worth of calories, it’s time to eat!

On Friday afternoon, Parti-Licious in Garwood, NJ will be celebrating Mother’s Day with “I Like Warm Hugs – A High Tea Mother’s Day Event.”  This fun and unique afternoon event with feature My Fairytale Party’s Ice Queen & Ice Sister Princess for a day both children and moms will enjoy!

How about some Mother’s Day Brunch?  Head over to The Dumbo Loft for their annual Mother’s Day Brunch, featuring a wide array of brunch favorites and specialty dishes!

Our friends at Novita in Metuchen, NJ are also preparing a special menu for the whole family.  Celebrate with a delicious meal from one of the area’s best restaurants!


You’ve heard the saying that the best things in life are free.  This Mother’s Day, spend some “mommy and me” time by taking part in some classic Mother’s Day crafts.  From paper flowers and cute matching aprons, to bouquet cards and hand prints, you can have hours of fun creating memorable crafts to treasure and enjoy!

Be sure to check out these craft ideas and many more over on our Pinterest page: http://www.pinterest.com/preschoolofrock/mothers-day-crafts/.

Mommy and Me Classes

Don’t forget to register for our upcoming Summer Drummer classes!  What better way for mommies and their children to spend time together than rockin’ out with us throughout the summer?  Every child who joins our music classes this summer receives his/her very own free bongo!

Help us keep the beat, and register for your class today: http://register.rocknessmusic.com!

Happy Mother’s Day and Keep Rockin’!

– Rockness Music

Following 11 and preceding 13 comes the number of the day, 12.

I did not realize, or never thought very deeply about the significance of 12 in our world.  Lets take a quick look.

12 B.C12 A.D.181219122012

What does 12 mean: Two remaining after taking ten, or twalif “two-leftover”.

Facts about 12.

The volume we listen to Rockness Music. The number of times we listen to Rockness Music records  in the car (sorry Moms and Dads!). Ok, now some real facts –

• 12 is noon, 12 is midnight.
• 12 months in a year
• 12 inches in a foot
• 12 zodiac signs.
• We have 12 cranial nerves in our body
• 12 pairs of ribs.
• The atomic number of Magnesium is 12.
• 12 is the maximum speed of winds in a hurricane according to the Beaufort scale.
• In Orthodox Judaism, 12 is the year of maturity.

Religion: What a huge number for many religions. There were 12 legitimate successors of Muhammad, Twelve Olympians, Twelve tribes of Israel, 12 apostles of Jesus, 12 Rebel princes of King Arthur, the sun god Surya has 12 names. This is just the tip of the iceberg – and there were twelve icebergs (just kidding).

Sports: Famous athletes wearing the # 12?

Wade Boggs, Joe Namath, Roger Staubach, Terry Bradshaw.

Finally MUSIC: 

Twelve is the number of pitch classes in an octave.

The 12-inch single is a vinyl record format.



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