Tag Archives: creative projects involving children

Boredom Schmoredom (the fashion magazine)

Our girls are wizards of the pretend world. They can take any miniscule piece of factual information, or scrap of a semi-functional prop, and turn it into the grandest story line of all time. Often the premise is quite simple … Continue reading

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When Sisters Marry

  Our girls share a very active fantasy life. There are dragons and faeries, princesses and princes, mermaids and mystics, and magic in the ether around them, folding into their daily lives and influencing them as they move from one … Continue reading

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Boredom Schmoredom (in publishing)

These girls, I’ll tell you, they are some creative souls. I don’t know from where the idea came, but Bella and Xi have been writing and co-illustrating a graphic novella. Echo is their agent. The story is amazing. There’s a … Continue reading

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Boredom Schmoredom (with paint samples)

Echo has learned to use scissors. It’s a “whoa” kinda thing to see our “little baby” exhibiting advanced kid skills of this variety. And it just so happens to be an ideal use for the stacks of paint sample chips … Continue reading

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Boredom Schmoredom (episode 3)

I made this picture so big because I wanted you to see the detail on the baby. Izabella made this baby from some white “Gak” that we made at home. She took a big wad of the gooey stuff, and … Continue reading

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Boredom Schmoredom (a continuing saga…)

A couple of weeks ago, I inaugurated a new and ongoing ritual of sorts here: celebrating some of the things our girls invent out of their would-be boredom. I say, “would-be boredom” because Bella, Xi, and Echo usually skip the … Continue reading

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The Blessing of Boredom

Our dear friend and business partner, Kris Laroche, has often been inspired by and inspiring to our parenting. We have traded ideas back and forth, read many of the same books, and been mutually encouraged by each other along the … Continue reading

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