yoko-ono

Light a match and watch till it goes out. Go to the middle of Central Park Pond and drop all your jewelry. Scream against the sky. When a young Yoko Ono formulated these actions in the 1950s and 1960s, they heralded a bracingly quirky vision for the arts as a therapeutic practice of everyday life …

Actor, Singer, Theatre Director and Producer Erin Cronican

During Erin Cronican’s childhood, she watched a lot of musicals, a lot of Disney and was a constant audience member at the local youth theater in her hometown of San Diego. Somewhere during those years, she realized being up on stage was what she wanted to do with her life. In fact, despite a hatred …

Beyond the CANVAS Features Inspirational Women Creators

In 2020, as a result of the pandemic, PBS NewsHour released the series Beyond the CANVAS to inspire audiences with art and culture stories. A second season arrived in 2021 and continued to revel in the power of the arts. Hosted by broadcast journalist Amna Nawaz, the 26-minute episodes feature an array of talent, providing …

Feeling Out of Sorts? Start With Self-Compassion

We all have days when the harshest critic of our choices is ourselves. That’s why we need to model self-compassion for our girls as parents and caregivers. As life balance coach and speaker Renée Trudeau wisely points out in this article, instilling in your children the value of being kind to themselves can help them …

eeBoo’s Recommended Educational Gift Ideas For Young Girls

Here are five of my favorite educational gift ideas for young girls from eeBoo that even my own girls also enjoyed and recommend. As an Amazon affiliate, Girls That Create earns from qualifying purchases at no cost to you. Affiliate links are in this post. This disclosure means if you click on the link and …

10 Powerful Quotes From Black Women Creators

Every February, we celebrate Black History Month, which honors the achievements of Black Americans and is a time to recognize their indelible part in U.S. history. Curious about the history of Black History Month? Read this story by Jonathan Franklin for NPR. Quotes From Black Women Creators   “Through color, I have sought to concentrate …

Connie Britton

Actor, producer, and mom Connie Britton understands all too well how busy things can get in a child’s life after school. That’s why multiple Emmy-nominee decided to lend her talents to Storyline Online by reading the fanciful yet poignant story of The Busy Life of Ernestine Buckmeister —a little girl who’s over-scheduled, exhausted, and in …

Ten Books About Self-Love

Valentine’s Day can be so much more than a dozen roses and a box of chocolates. Skip the drugstore conversation hearts and pick up a book to freshen up shelves with stories about self-love and compassion. Whether it be a cheesy teenage romance novel or a motivational text preaching self-acceptance, mothers and teenage daughters alike …