Any Routine in a Storm...

My husband and I are musicians. And we’re parents. When we are onstage, we do our best to really be ON stage. But all our “backstage” experiences with our son (our little frog) deeply affect who we are as people, thus musicians. Recent insights: 

We are well into our second week of the Irish Folk Festival tour of Germany with three other bands, a toddler, and no designated nanny. Thanks to the generosity of our touring companions, our son has loving care during our soundcheck and time onstage. As in life, there's a lot of rolling with it. But here has been our basic routine:
I am so grateful to all the parents (and other good-with-kid people) who have offered ideas and tiny toys along the way. This is a weird and sometimes hilarious challenge... we are lucky to be able to travel as a family. It takes a very special promoter and travel team with patience and compassion to pull this off.  Please do keep the ideas coming, gang! This is a total work in progress.

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