New YouTube Series Takes Families on a Virtual Tour of Getty

Families can now take a dynamic ride through Getty’s collections, laboratories, gardens, and more with Becoming Artsy. This new YouTube series, hosted by Jessie Hendricks, brings viewers along while Hendricks explores the world of art. The first season is filmed at the Getty Center and Getty Villa, where Hendrix interviews various Getty museum professionals. Jessie …

Author Jessica Lahey: How Do You Do Music?

As parents, it’s hard not to feel excitement when your child begins to show interest in a creative outlet. And it becomes even harder to mask that enthusiasm when the same child shows they have a talent for the activity. But how do you react when they walk in one day and proclaim it’s been …

Ten Quotes for National Gratitude Month

National Gratitude Month encourages all of us to embrace the power of being grateful. As award-winning author Renée Trudeau points out, voicing what we’re thankful for heightens our mood, shifts and broadens our perspective, and supports us in remembering what really matters. Below are ten quotes from female creators about practicing gratitude. Ten Quotes for …

Author Jessica Lahey: Music to My Ears

As parents, it’s hard not to feel excitement when your child begins to show interest in a creative outlet. And it becomes even harder to mask that enthusiasm when the same child shows they have a talent for the activity. But how do you react when they walk in one day and proclaim it’s been …

Elizabeth Kakar: Q&A With The Elephant Organics Co-Founder

Before launching The Elephant Organics clothing line, Elizabeth Kakar worked full-time in the fashion industry. Her career path evolved after becoming pregnant with her first child, and Kakar began shopping for baby clothes. She was dismayed at the lack of choices regarding sustainable, organic items, so, together with her father-in-law, she decided to do something …

Recap 2021 Texas Conference for Women

This October, Girls That Create intern Yohana Franco had the opportunity to attend the Texas Conference for Women. The event is part of the Conferences for Women, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization. Its mission includes helping to drive discussion on issues of importance to women in business and small business owners. Below is Franco’s recap and …

10 Ways Parents Can Work With Teens for Healthy Social Media Use

Following the Wall Street Journal’s recent report, which revealed that Facebook’s own research indicates that Instagram can be harmful for teenage girls, parents may be left feeling overwhelmed. While there is still much research to be done to understand the nuances of social media’s impacts on young people, experts agree that there are social media …

The Benefits of Imaginary Friends for Children

When my younger brother Bryan started telling my parents and me about his imaginary friend, we were worried. Someone talking to themselves can be jarring, even if that someone is four years old. But what my family discovered is it’s pretty normal for young children to have imaginary friends. And it turns out their temporary …

Three Mindfulness Practices to Share With Your Daughter

While researching his book Tools of Titans, Tim Ferris interviewed over 200 of the world’s most successful thought leaders, creatives, business people, and athletes. They had different backgrounds, socio-economic statuses, GPAs, and IQs. The one thing that over 80 percent of them did have in common was a daily mindset and mindfulness practice. What is …

Let Cynthia Erivo Read You a Story on Storyline Online

Award-winning performing artist Cynthia Erivo is “this close” to getting her EGOT, but she’s not stopping there! Recently, Erivo completed a very special project that’s particularly close to her heart—a children’s book of inspiration drawn from her mother titled Remember to Dream, Ebere. As a gift to millions of fans and young readers everywhere, Erivo …

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