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Creative Courage

7 Ways to Make Time for Creativity as a Homeschool Mom

As a homeschooling mom, finding time for creativity can be a real challenge. Between teaching, cooking, cleaning, and taking care of the kids, it can be hard to find a spare moment for art, music, writing, or any other form of creativity. However, it is important to make time for creative pursuits, as they can help us relax, de-stress, and express ourselves. Here are some ways that homeschooling moms (and kids) can make time for creativity: Wake up earlier: Set your alarm a little earlier than usual so that you can have some quiet time to yourself before the kids wake up. Use this time to work on your creative projects. Maybe it could be watering your garden, and enjoying...

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3 Ways to Embrace Imperfection On Your Creative Courage Journey:

Embracing imperfection is an essential part of creativity. It's easy to get caught up in the fear of failure and the desire for everything to be perfect. However, the truth is that creativity is inherently messy and imperfect. If you want to encourage your children (or yourself!) to be more creative, it's important to embrace imperfection and see mistakes as opportunities for growth.  Experimentation: Encourage your children to try new things and explore different ideas, even if they don't know what the outcome will be. This can help them develop a sense of curiosity and a willingness to take risks, which are essential traits for creativity. Growth mindset: Instead of seeing mistakes as failures, encourage your children to see them as opportunities...

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4 Ways We Can Build Creative Courage in Our Everyday Lives

As a homeschooling mom, one of my main goals is to cultivate creativity in my children. And one of my favourite quotes that inspires me in this pursuit is by the famous Artist Henri Matisse who said, "Creativity takes courage." If fact, this quote has inspired me throughout our home educating journey, and is the inspiration for this new blog here at The Masterpiece Studio (Shopify Store). Indeed, it takes courage to put oneself out there and create something new, especially in a world that often values conformity over creativity. But the rewards of creative expression are immense, both for the artist and for those who experience their work. So how can we be courageous in our everyday lives and encourage...

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