At times throughout the often ordinary journey of ones' life a miracle moment is experienced and captured...Heartstrings and Heartsongs, A Celebration of Motherhood is one such moment. Created by Michele Mauro, mother, parent educator and Psychotherapist A Celebration of Motherhood captures the subtle and tender nuances of motherhood as experienced through a mother's heart. This delightful collection of songs has been enthusiastically received and included in parenting education workshops and seminars as well and shared parent/child development programs throughout the Long Island, NY area for many years. Michele is currently a Licensed Clinical Social Worker/Psychotherapist in private practice with offices in NYC and Long Island. Michele is married to her high school sweetheart. They have three sons, one daughter-in-law and a chocolate lab! "I went from goose-bumps to laughter to tears! It was the feelings of my heart put into beautiful words and music. I was touched. You really have put all of my emotions into words and have captured the sincere feelings that only a mother can truly understand. Many mothers and children will be privileged to hear Heartstrings and Heartsongs, A Celebration of Motherhood. I sincerely believe you sing for us all!" Angela, East Meadows, NY "Michele Mauro is inspirational and motivational and truly understands with sensitivity what it means to be a mother! Heartstrings and Heartsongs, A Celebration of Motherhood is truly a refreshing, relaxing and fun experience for all!" The Mothers' Center of Suffolk, Inc., Sayville, NY "I found your Celebration of Motherhood CD marvelous! It is clear that the lyrics are the result of a life filled with joys, sorrows and challenges. You are able to express your inner self so well...and the musical arrangements were so up-beat, bouncy and contemporary...a joy to listen to...even for a Dad!" Charlie, Mastic, NY "What a wonderful CD! What a beautiful and admirable musical accomplishment. Every song is a delight and the "whole" is a special, lovely treasure that will touch many lives. Brava!" Karen, Brookhaven, NY "What an outstanding piece of work! It was done very tastefully and with much care. Your songs are beautiful Michele! I find them going through my head and find myself humming the tunes as I do my everyday chores. They lift my day and my heart! Thank you!" Sandy, League City, TX "I really enjoyed meeting you and hearing your story and your music at the library. I love the CD and I listen to it and cry. You express what I feel deep inside my heart. Thank you." Lorraine, Shirley, NY "Thank you so much for making such a wonderful CD. My son always hated going into the car and now when he hears Shining Star and the La La La La La he smiles with delight and calms right down and both of us can relax. I sing him all of your songs...we love the CD so much!" Maria, Patchogue, NY.