Dori Berinstein

Growing up in Los Angeles, Dori Berinstein made countless trips to see live theatre with her family. The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion was a frequent destination. On one excursion, young Berinstein saw a production of “Hello Dolly,” starring the legendary Carol Channing. Channing’s performance made a huge impact, and from that moment on, Berinstein was a …

Pulitzer-Prize winning science reporter Matt Richtel joins Think host Krys Boyd to talk about creativity and what awakens it, the conditions where it thrives and what happens when it’s blocked.

Lin-Manuel Miranda Works With Sound It Out Campaign

A few months ago, we shared a story about Sound It Out, a campaign by the Ad Council that helps parents and caregivers have meaningful conversations about mental wellbeing with their middle schoolers. Recently Lin-Manuel Miranda and the Miranda family worked with Sound It Out to talk about the importance of having conversations with kids—and …

Lori Ann Terjesen spearheaded a call for women to submit their journals and other physical and digital items to the National Women’s History Museum.

Artist, Illustrator, Author, and Teacher Jennifer Orkin Lewis

Jennifer Orkin Lewis fulfills many different creative roles as an artist, illustrator, author, and teacher. As seen on August Wren, Lewis’s predominately nature-inspired paintings have been featured in collaborations with Anthropologie, Kate Spade Home, Seattle Chocolate, and more. After studying at the Rhode Island School of Design, Lewis decided to start her creative career in …

The artist famously inspired the Cubist, but a new book shows that her own paintings deserve renown.

films anger sadness

In the film Turning Red (2022), a young 13-year-old girl, Meilin “Mei” Lee, turns into a red panda whenever she has strong emotions: when she is angry, when she is sad and when she is excited. She begins to believe that strong emotions are embarrassing and tries to suppress her true self. In the film …

Creative children are often better problem solvers and more resilient. Here’s how to develop those skills.

quotes women drummers

May is International Drum Month, and here are ten great quotes from women drummers who know how to get people moving. As one of our esteemed musicians says below, the drums are a song’s backbone. So download these ladies’ works and stretch your fingers to tap out beats on the nearest tabletop. 10 Great Quotes …

Zulily Deals This Week

Each Sunday, we will be posting new deals for Zulily items we think you might be interested in purchasing. Since my girls were very young, my family has purchased items from the e-commerce company Zulily. Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, the company curates various merchandise items, many of which have found their way to our home …

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