Motherhood Status: " It's Complicated"

Motherhood Status:  " It's Complicated"

About 9 months ago, I became a Kinship-Foster Mama. Kinship means that I am related to the children in placement. It also means that it happened overnight, without warning or preparation. Did you know that over 500,000 kids in the United States were put into the foster care system last year?

Stressing out about creating proposals?

Stressing out about creating proposals?

I’ve been working with clients for a while now and one of the things I always got hung up on was creating a custom package or proposal. Ugh! It would totally stress me out! Do you work with clients one on one to create custom pieces, packages, or designs?

What is your studio practice like?

What is your studio practice like?

It’s no secret that that engaging in the same action over and over again makes it more likely that you will develop a repetitive strain injury. The good news is that this outcome is not inevitable. Learning more about your most important tool, your body, can be incredibly empowering.

What I learned at the Getaway House

What I learned at the Getaway House

I recently had the opportunity to escape for a few days to the Getaway House in the Catskills (NY). I was invited as one of their Artist Fellows to stay for 2 nights in their “Frieda” tiny home. The Getaway House is also pup friendly, so my pups and I drove up for the much needed escape. Here are three things I learned on my Getaway house adventure!

What types of shoes do you wear in the studio?

What types of shoes do you wear in the studio?

Have you heard about the minimal shoe movement? Minimal shoes are different than regular shoes in a couple of ways. For one, they have a much wider toe-box, which gives your feet room to stretch (you can even wear toe spacers with many of them). They allow your feet to feel and respond to more variety in the terrain you walk on (automatically!), which helps retrain your muscles to develop more strength in areas that are lacking. Minimal shoes can be a great step on the path to developing more resilient ankles!