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Jessica Lahey The Gift of Failure

Do you catch yourself hovering over your children to ensure their success? Are you worried you’re not giving them enough room to fail and learn from their mistakes? In this episode of the Girls that Create podcast on Word of Mom Radio, host Erin Prather Stafford welcomes back author Jessica Lahey for a chat about …

underrepresentation of female artists in museums

We challenge you to name, off the top of your head, a few women artists exhibited in museums. If male names come more readily to mind, it’s not by chance: women, in art as in many other spheres associated with a form of power, influence or prestige, are far less recognised, exhibited and studied than …

Ten 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. Below are powerful quotes from Black women creators and displays of their work. Quotes From Black Women Creators Alma Thomas, Artist and Teacher Through color, I have sought to …

sharon stone actor and artist

Sharon Stone, the actor known for her mesmerizing performances on the silver screen, has repeatedly shown that her talents extend far beyond acting. While her on-screen presence has captivated audiences worldwide, Stone has quietly pursued another passion that has been a constant source of inspiration in her life: art. Stone has been painting her entire …

Pocket Teaches Kids Financial Skills

Welcome to our series that celebrates the power of creativity and financial literacy in girls. Through insightful articles, we explore the importance of teaching girls financial skills, empowering them to make informed decisions, pursue their passions, and build a secure future. Join us as we delve into the intersection of creativity and finance so you …

Sacred Feminine Wisdom Can Heal Parents' Stressed-out Lives

Andrea Menard is the author of Seeds from the Sacred Feminine: A 52-Card Wisdom Deck with Handbook. She is an accomplished Métis singer, storyteller, speaker, and the founder of the Sacred Feminine Learning Lodge. Menard contributed the following guest post. You can listen to our interview with her on the Girls That Create podcast.  A …

visiting an art gallery with kids

In our house we have a favourite story about the time our toddler was dragged from the National Portrait Gallery kicking and screaming “I want to see more paintings!!!” She needed lunch, we had to go, but she really loved the “Nick Cave Gallery”, as she called it, with his luminous portrait by Howard Arkley …

Eliza VanCort on the Girls That Create podcast

In this episode of the Girls That Create podcast on Word of Mom Radio, host Erin Prather Stafford speaks with Eliza VanCort, author, survivor, speaker, and podcaster. Their conversation revolves around VanCort’s experiences, her book “A Woman’s Guide to Claiming Space: Stand Tall. Raise Your Voice. Be Heard.,” and her valuable advice for women and …

Nancy Davis Kho on the Girls That Create podcast

This week on the Girls That Create podcast, host Erin Prather Stafford chats with Nancy Davis Kho, author of THE THANK-YOU Project: Cultivating Happiness One Letter of Gratitude at a Time. The interview focuses on the significance of expressing gratitude, the benefits of writing thank you letters, and the profound impact these practices can have on …

What Does ‘Good Enough Parenting’ Look Like

There is a huge amount of pressure on parents today – from feeding babies the “best organic purees” to making sure older children get all the developmental opportunities they could possibly need, while of course documenting the whole thing on Instagram. There is also no shortage of advice about how to go about this. Just …