In the past few weeks the news has been quite depressing . . . and kids are seeing it, hearing it, and feeling too. Talking to your children about what is happening in the news and the world is important. I encourage you to make art too! One idea is to have your kids draw a picture about how they see the world and another about how they want the world to be. This article from CNN is a great summary of the best ways to engage children in a discussion about racism and diversity. Helping the world's youngsters become culturally sensitive is key to the change we all desire.
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I'm a certified art therapist, art educator, artist, and idealistic minimalist. Living through my creativity is were I find joy and fulfillment. I want to share this with all of you. This blog is intended to provide quick tips and fun posts about how to live more creatively and improve your social and emotional wellness.