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Babies who have got Rhythm might have an easier time learning languages

A study found music training helped babies recognise patterns in speech sounds.
By Ryan Biek | April 26, 2016
Source: Newsy

Music – and more specifically, rhythmic ability – may help babies learn languages.

A new study from the University of Washington had a group of babies listen to children's music. During the music, parents moved the babies to the beats of a song.

A different group of babies didn't listen to music. Instead, they played with toys that still got them moving – just not to a rhythm.


Posted: 17th May 2016 | Read the full article…

Rhythm Time delighted to be nominated for Franchisor of the Year

Kathy Doolan, Founder and MD of Rhythm Time music classes for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers, is delighted that she has been nominated for Franchisor of the Year in the National 2016 mumandworking Awards as hosted by Natwest.

"This is great news for Rhythm Time as I'm passionate about encouraging talented people into franchising and providing a rewarding, flexible career that fits around their own personal commitments," says Kathy. "There are some great organisations who have been nominated in these awards so I would like to personally thank everyone who takes the time to vote for us."  Votes can be made at www.mumandworking.co.uk/

Posted: 12th May 2016 | Read the full article…

Workingmums.co.uk announces shortlist for its first Top Franchise Awards

Twenty-four franchises and 24 franchisees have been shortlisted for Workingmums.co.uk’s first Top Franchise Awards celebrating the best family friendly franchisors and franchisees.

The Awards, sponsored by Lawbite, recognise franchisors both big and small who have empowered women in business – not only by providing a successful flexible business model, but by giving franchisees the advice and support they need to succeed. There is also an award celebrating the achievements of franchisees which is voted for by the public. Voting is open until 15th April and so far over 2,000 people have voted.

Posted: 5th May 2016 | Read the full article…