“I recently started working more with my children. I wrote a story and I have asked my son to illustrate it, and I also asked both children if they had any edits or ideas. ”
if I was out all day shopping for beads, or up late at a show I would often be asked quite sarcastically, “do you even know where you kids are?”
I suspect that lots of writers engage in a similarly optimistic to-do list shuffle, bumping failed or failed-for now projects from calendar to calendar
“there’s something comforting about a bowls mom”
“The previous generation of female artists were often told they couldn’t have kids if they wanted to be successful and I thought that was ridiculous”
I used to be all tied up in “Did I get enough rest,” “Am I hydrated?” “I need to stay quiet today!” and now it’s all, “Do I have any clean underwear?”
It’s hard to wake up earlier in the morning to write when small people are already demanding breakfast at 5am.
This week we’re featuring painter Emily Reid. Emily studied art in Florence, SC, Bozeman, MT, and Sydney, Australia. Her work features a strong sense of color, and a connection to animals and our natural world. Emily says that she also hopes to help connect humans to their animal spirits and to their creative spirit through my art…
Inspired by one wonderful thing and one awful thing, this week’s post is in two parts. When I left for a recent trip, I had a plan for what this blog post would be. I was headed off to spend a week and a half in Italy, first going to a silent film festival to…
This week we’re featuring author Amy Hammer. Amy writes books that help readers celebrate and cultivate glorious flavors and meaningful lives. Through her website, she shares stories and recipes that bring both health and pleasure. Her previous work, the cookbook Happy Belly, is a celebration of food and a work of advocacy for the Down syndrome community….