Author - Kim Schiefelbein

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Kim Schiefelbein is the Director of Music and Parents Programs at Bubbles Academy. Kim leads the development and teaching of the music curriculum and partners with Neighborhood Parents Network to present their Chicago School Choice workshops. A certified fitness instructor, Kim also teaches Bubbles Academy's Stroller Fitness program.

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For the family with a newborn baby to an active preschooler, Bubbles Academy is your destination for one-of-a-kind early learning experiences! Their team guides children’s development through our imaginative, social and play-based programs." to "Their team guides children’s development through imaginative, social and play-based programs.

Classes for ages 0 to 6 include: music, crea...

Posted on March 11, 2014 at 6:45 AM by Kim Schiefelbein

Early Musical Experiences For a Brighter Baby

While your baby may not remember their first music class, exposure to music during the first three years of life boosts early brainpower. Kim Schiefelbein, Director of Music at Bubbles Academy, shares five reasons why there is more to a lullaby than lulling your baby to sleep.

New parents typically sign up for music class to meet other new parents and to further bond with their baby. Parents learn new songs, quickly realizing that a mini maraca is a “must have” for their diaper bag! Wh...

Posted on January 09, 2014 at 7:45 AM by Kim Schiefelbein

Choices and more choices! The Private vs. Public Schools Debate

As a parent, selecting my daughter’s school was difficult. Education today has become a complex topic as we debate educational philosophies. The process of weighing the pros and cons of public schools versus private school is extensive.  It is important to consider the following factors when making your choice.


The public school system is the much more affordable option, however, you must still be invested financially regardless of school type. Should you be interested in a fu...

Posted on March 06, 2012 at 6:44 AM by Kim Schiefelbein