'BUSY MOM' means two things: cold coffee and often skipping breakfast in lieu of packing lunches or reminding little ones to put on socks. On days when things get a little crazy, mavisBLUE has a healthy and protein-packed recipe that you'll love--and, it can be prepped while you're sleeping...
mavisBLUE is not only all about cute prints for little people, we're also all about sourcing great reads too. We've recently done our 'girl-power' reading research and found 10 books that are sure to have your little girl standing tall, reaching for the stars and crushing many of those clumsy, archaic gender norms! Read on...
NPR had an impressive podcast, Hidden Brain that my husband forwarded my way last week, titled: The Carpenter vs. The Gardner: Two Models of Modern Parenting. The podcast interviewed Alison Gopnik, psychology and philosophy professor at the University of California, Berkeley about her recently released book, The Gardener and the Carpenter.
I'm not sure if I've always had a slightly disproportionate competitive streak or if it was honed on the soccer field over the years but, for me, everything gets better when there's something on the line.
Some say that to live a 'creative' life is to live a life that is amplified--I couldn't agree more!
For me, there are many ways I search out creativity in my day--to keep me on my toes, to encourage new ways of thinking and to keep my artwork fresh! Here are six of my favorite creative tips just for you:
Recently, I did the usual—bundled up, walked the dog and took in an audiobook along the way (I swear I should be working for Audible with all these free plugs) …and, yet again, I was inspired by Elizabeth Gilbert’s novel, BIG MAGIC: Creative Living Beyond Fear.