Let’s hear it for the boys

Let’s hear it for the boys

Moms of boys, rejoice! One of our favorite artists for fierce girl-power art is now tackling the sweet but manly side of our sons.  We fell in love with Amanda Visell’s quartet of strong girl posters. Then we cheered for her second take on girls who...
Fun with moose and squirrel

Fun with moose and squirrel

Let’s not limit it to moose and squirrel shall we? We’ve also got racooons and badger and that popular fox, plus skunk and one very smug wolf.What can we say? We’re smitten with the critters in this whimsical woodland creature print that’s been...
Are foxes the new owls?

Are foxes the new owls?

Last year, owls were the hot animal motif of the season. While they’re not going anywhere, I do think that the cool cute animal du jour is now the fox. Which is replacing the dragonfly, butterfly, and octopus trends I’ve noticed over the years. If it were...
Take a hike, kid.

Take a hike, kid.

Keep it simple is my personal motto. So l get an extra kick when I see simple meet clever. And a little bit of cute doesn’t hurt either.  Canadian “picturemaker” Terry Irwin achieves all of the above with his funky retro vibed prints and I am...
Yes, girls like dinosaurs too.

Yes, girls like dinosaurs too.

Both of my kids were huge dinosaur fans from the moment they discovered the magic of the enormous T. Rex at the Museum of Science in Boston. One look at those glinty eyes and tiny hands, and they were hooked. And while I was able to find a lot of plastic, rubber and...
Turning Autism into Art

Turning Autism into Art

Parents of children with autism don’t need a special day on the calendar to celebrate all the things that make their kids so unique, and yet so much like every other child. But on this fifth annual World Autism Awareness Day, we like how it gets other...