Creativity inside the box

Creativity inside the box

I love living in Boston, but every once in a while something so great comes along that it gives me serious New York envy. The Moomah NYC creative arts cafe is one of those things. But for those of us not within taxi distance of their organic cafe, cool classes, and...
Children’s art that lives forever

Children’s art that lives forever

I’m one of those mothers that’s a professional organizer’s nightmare. I can hardly bear to part with a single one of my girls’ drawings, whether it’s a 3-D art class project, or a scribble on a napkin. So I always love ways to turn...
Luchador Love

Luchador Love

Nacho Libre happens to be one of my all time favorite movies. Something about Jack Black in “stretchy pants,” as he calls it, just puts me in a good mood. Well these posters bring out the giddiness in both me and the kids. Rebecca Paragine is my kind of...
Simple, seasonal crafts for the not-so-crafty

Simple, seasonal crafts for the not-so-crafty

Back before I had kids, I was actually pretty crafty. But add four bundles of joy and I’m struggling to think of something to make for dinner, let alone what to do with empty egg cartons. Well, thanks to this new book from one of our fave craft bloggers, Marie...
Your kid: The next Paul Klee

Your kid: The next Paul Klee

I’ve tried to encourage my tween’s intense love of all things art since she was a wee thing. To fuel her fire, we have loads of art books from “open-ended” coloring books like Rosie Flo’s and those by Taro Gomi, to more academic tomes...
Memory meets Modern Art

Memory meets Modern Art

We played lots of board games in my house growing up, and with a 4 year age difference, there were few my sister and I could both make it through without quitting. (We in fact have never completed a game of Monopoly to this day.) One of the few games we both loved...
Not all princesses need saving

Not all princesses need saving

Ever on the lookout for clothing and decor for girls that portrays the strong, amazing kids that they are, I was so happy to find this series of posters. Artist Amanda Visell has created a wonderful quartet of strong girl posters with messages from I am my own captain...

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