Among my mom friends we often find ourselves uttering the phrase "little people with big emotions". It seems to be not only a term of solidarity but a gentle reminder that the tantrums we find ourselves navigating with our little ones are the result of a barrier in communication. Imagining yourself in a world where not only do you not know what you are feeling but you also can't tell anyone what you are feeling or ask for help. Those strong emotions ultimately manifest in physical actions, and then we as parents get frustrated because those actions are almost always undesired behaviors. So what can we do?
As a creative person by nature I just love making all kinds of things. Discovering all the fun things that I can make for my son has been an awesome epiphany and has allowed me to explore new materials to create with. My comfort zone is paint and pixels but this past week I began… Continue reading Creative Momma
For the past 6 months I have participated in 3 crafty swap exchanges with babywearing parents in my area. Every three months we are assigned a new 'secret partner' who we internet stalk, spend some time to make them something we think they will like, wrap it up, get together either close or from… Continue reading Creative Collective
When I decide to flex my photography muscles it's almost always with portraits or products. Lately though I've been inspired by my brother who takes incredible night sky photos using his telescope and some hefty equipment and software. I don't have anything fancy to help capture the stars but when I looked out my front… Continue reading When the Moon Hits your Eye