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my rainbowy creative heroines

Welcome to Week Two of the month-long Carnival of Creative Mothers to celebrate the launch of The Rainbow Way: Cultivating Creativity in the Midst of Motherhood by Lucy H. PearceThis post features a video from Becky Jaine at  Soul Sunshine http://www.beckyjaine.com who is humbled to be one of at least 50 women featured in the book.

Today’s topic is Creative Heroines. Do read to the end of this post for a full list of carnival participants. 

Join the Carnival and be in with a chance to win a free e-copy of The Rainbow Way!
December 4th: Creative Inheritance.
December 11th: The Creative Process.

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The video below was written, directed and stars my creative heroines, Sparkle (12) and Twinkle (11). It’s called “Creativity Through the Ages.”

Thank you for watching our videos. Other Web sites I mention in the video are:

http://www.MonkeyChiMonkeyDo.com a site for togetherness projects to disconnect from technology to do something fun and creative in total presence with someone you love.

http://www.CreativeGIRL.net a site for playshops for middle-school-aged girls in North Carolina.

Here is an assortment of images our life together. (Click image to enlarge.) Thanks for reading and be sure to check out Lucy’s book The Rainbow Way and links to other articles below. I’m honored and thrilled to promote a beautiful book that will inspire creativity and mothering around the world! If you like this post please subscribe to receive Soul Sunshine in your inbox, about once a week.

love and shiny creativity,
becky, twinkle and sparkle

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  • Carnival host and author of The Rainbow Way, Lucy at Dreaming Aloud celebrates her creative fairy godmothers, and gives thanks for the creative blessings that each has gifted her.
  • And on her other site, The Happy Womb, Lucy expresses her sadness at a lack of real-life female mentors and Wise Women in her life so far.
  • Becky at Soul Sunshine shares the creativity heroines– her Saviors– who reactivated her creative heart after a near-20-year-hiatus.
  • Lucy Pierce from Soulskin Musings explores the ways in which three artists have inspired her to follow the inner wild of her own creative narrative and it’s interface with the forces of nature and of Spirit.
  • Kae at The Wilde Womb shares how she invokes her inner child when summoning creative juices. 
  • Zoie at TouchstoneZ reflects on the women who have inspired her most. 
  • Alex at The Art of Birth shares her Journey of a Creative Mama which is all about liberating the Feminine through Art.
  • Laura at Authentic Parenting is grateful to those women who have inspired her.
  • Who most inspires Georgie at Visual Toast? She’ll tell you here!
  • Please come to the dinner party, invites Nicki at Just Like Play, where we will celebrate Judy Chicago, art, womanhood, and the creative kitchen table.
  • Becky at Raising Loveliness shares her creative heroines.
  • Dawn Collins at The Barefoot Home honors three artistic mothers in the post:her strong willed Nona, her free spirited mother and the best solo artist ever… Mother Earth.
  • Angela at Peach Coglo looks to her grandma and granny as her creative heroines when the creative going gets tough.
  • Jennifer at Let Your Soul Shine wears odd socks proudly!
  • Kelly at Knittingandthings shares how she turned her grief into helping others  
  • Biromums remember their biggest creative heroines.
  • Darcel at The Mahogany Way shares who inspires her.
  • Aimée at Creativeflutters discusses which artists influence her in her creative journey. Find out how she nourishes herself as a creative mother, and finds the time to help other moms on their journeys.
  • Creativity is something that’s always meant the most to Jasmine at Brown Eyed Girl and she can’t wait to take the journey in identifying herself and supporting other moms with it as well.
  • KatyStuff has a mother who allowed her to make mud pies while she knit or embroidered near by.
  • Ali Baker is a creative mama to twin girls who reignited her creative energy and sense of who she used to be by just doing it and creating whatever needs to be created in an imperfect way. 
  • Liz at Reckless Knitting remembers her biggest inspirations.
  • Milochka  at Art Play Day shares her creative heroines.

Comments on: "my rainbowy creative heroines" (2)

  1. Thank you so much Becky, here’s to sharing our creative birthrights! (Loving seeing and hearing you!)

  2. Chris Sinha said:

    I remembered you telling me about this moment when you art teacher discouraged you, but it came across so poignantly in this video. i’m glad Twinkle and Sparkle have shown you you do have creativity, just as they do, and demonstrate in their own video!

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