Creative Habits

How to Start a Nature Journal – A Beginners Guide
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How to Start a Nature Journal – A Beginners Guide

So you want to start a Nature Journal? I’m happy for you!  Keeping a nature journal is one of the best things you can do for yourself and those you love.  We all know that there are significant benefits in keeping any type of journal.  Benefits like better mental clarity, boosts in both confidence and…

How to Find More Creative Time: Six Tips From a Busy Mother of Four
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How to Find More Creative Time: Six Tips From a Busy Mother of Four

Do you long for time to be creative? Maybe even dream of supplementing your family’s income using your creative gifts?  I often feel that my relationship with deep, uninterrupted creative work is elusive.  So close – yet so far away! It’s like we are at the same party but on opposite sides of the room. Close enough…

Creativity Loves Limits – Good News for Creative Moms
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Creativity Loves Limits – Good News for Creative Moms

  “The enemy of art is the absence of limitation.” – Orson Welles.  This is for you, artist moms. Do you need some good news today?  Let me tell you about an artist I just discovered on the TED screen.  His name is Phil Hansen, and he is pretty dang incredible.  As an art student,…

Nature Journaling For Mom – Why It’s Awesome and How to Get Started
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Nature Journaling For Mom – Why It’s Awesome and How to Get Started

    This is one of those subjects that makes me want to find a rooftop and a megaphone. 🙂  Nature journaling is something I fell into when researching the Charlotte Mason method for our homeschool.  We are at the end of our fourth year of homeschooling (phew!), and I can say in all honesty that nature…

The Art Habit for Moms – My New FREE Course
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The Art Habit for Moms – My New FREE Course

I hear myself saying to my daughter for what feels like the sixty-fourth time today, “You need to practice.  The more you practice, the better you’ll get”. I stop in my tracks and listen.  The voice in my head says, “Dear Hannah, YOU need to take your own advice”. Making Art a Priority As moms, we encourage…

Just a Day in March -Scavenger Hunt Idea
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Just a Day in March -Scavenger Hunt Idea

“It was on of those March days, when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold; when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.” – Charles Dickens     Some drawing time… [mailerlite_form form_id=4]    Time for a scavenger hunt!   Ah, March! [mailerlite_form form_id=4]