how to create a confident child

Connecting through creativity and art

November 7, 2016

Doing art projects and other creative activities with my kids is something that’s very important to me. As a child, I always disliked Art Class because I knew I wasn’t very good at art, but starting when my oldest son was 2, I wanted to make art a part of his life. I wanted to […]

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A mother’s reflections on her decision to honor her child’s spirit

August 31, 2016

I dropped off my 10-year-old daughter at the art museum for another fun, creative day of summer camp. I hovered by the Admissions Desk, watching the kids get settled in.  As part of their morning warm-up, the kids hang out in the museum’s atrium, and while they wait for their peers to arrive, they engage […]

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The Struggles of Being Attached: Is It Worth It?

October 7, 2009

Is being an attachment parent worth it? Let’s face it, it can be tough. I co-slept — with kicking kids who woke up repeatedly during the night, all night long. One night my youngest kicked me in the breast so hard that I developed a massive lump and had to get an emergency mammogram to […]

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