Archive for the ‘children’ Category

Divine Child

By chloe | Aug 30th, 2012 | Animals, Discipline, Fascinations, Poetry, Psychology, The Crazy-Ass-Out-Of-Control-Heathen-Gypsy-Cowboy Show, The Emotional Life, Uncategorized, children, love |

Divine Child
paces the room
watches the phases of the moon carefully
but howls at every single phase
indiscriminately.
maybe this appears rabid
or manic
but it [...]

Life During Wartime

By chloe | Jul 12th, 2011 | Arts Opportunities, My Own Stuff, Other art happenings and resources, Painting, Spotlight on a Creative Mother, The Emotional Life, Visual Arts, Writing, children |

Get you instructions, follow directions,
then you should change your address
Maybe tomorrow, maybe the next day,
whatever you think is best
Burned all [...]

Dirt Ceilings

By chloe | Jul 03rd, 2011 | Environment, Guilt, My Own Stuff, Poetry, Uncategorized, children, love |

it claims that the rain swallows it whole
and that the sun has mistakenly derived a cult, 
in it’s name.
But when they [...]

In Some Direction

By chloe | Jun 14th, 2011 | Arts Opportunities, My Own Stuff, Other art happenings and resources, Painting, The Emotional Life, Visual Arts, children |

Lately, I’m feeling pulled to start something. I want to start a gallery, a studio, a co-op, a protest, a [...]

Hey, Facebook: Eat Local, Eat at Mom’s, Eat This.

By chloe | Jun 12th, 2011 | Media, Natural parenting, recipies, and homemaking, Psychology, Science, anger, children |

Facebook took it upon itself, after someone reported it as obscene, to delete an image of me breastfeeding my two-year-old.  [...]

The Mothers Of A Craft

By chloe | Nov 01st, 2010 | Painting, The Emotional Life, Visual Arts, children, love |

I work as a teaching assistant a few days a week at a college program for people with special needs and this [...]

Love It Or Lose It (Or Do Both)

By chloe | Oct 26th, 2010 | Discipline, Guilt, Natural parenting, recipies, and homemaking, Psychology, The Emotional Life, children, love |

My experience as a mother can’t be reduced to Facebook status updates and cute Hallmark cards. I don’t tell people [...]

The Cycle of Cleaning House (or Achieve: Part Two)

By chloe | Oct 18th, 2010 | Discipline, Environment, Guilt, My Own Stuff, Natural parenting, recipies, and homemaking, Painting, Psychology, The Emotional Life, Visual Arts, children, love |

In the story of Baba Yaga, the wild woman hag Baba Yaga lives in a hut with chicken legs. The [...]

Achieve

By chloe | Oct 17th, 2010 | Discipline, Guilt, My Own Stuff, Natural parenting, recipies, and homemaking, Painting, Psychology, Science, The Emotional Life, Visual Arts, children, love |

One of the most difficult parts, for me, about reconciling my art and my motherhood is that- in some ways-there [...]

Helping Hands

By chloe | Oct 06th, 2010 | Discipline, Guilt, Natural parenting, recipies, and homemaking, Painting, Psychology, The Emotional Life, children, love |

I have lofty goals. I know they’re lofty. I want to be a good attachment parent. I want to be [...]