Discoveries About The Power Of 21st Century Music To Promote Meaningful Growth In Childhood Life Skills. The Harmonious Mind of the Child reflects a fusion of scientific and artistic discoveries about the childhood mind and how it tends to operate along with evidence about the ways that certain forms of musical composition can positively and dramatically influence the growth of a child’s mind. This childhood music treatise is not intended to be a complete work on the subject, since new insights about musical composition and musical presentation choices are constantly evolving – in concert with similar explosions in our knowledge about the operations of the human brain, including discoveries about enhancing mental functioning and performance. At the same time, I am inviting my readers to critically evaluate some remarkable personal discoveries for themselves. These observations concerning the responsiveness of the child’s mind to certain types musical themes and presentations is at least, extremely interesting; at best, these discoveries may serve as a valuable new gateway to understanding new dimensions for promoting authentic life skills learning.