If you’re a fan of The Artist’s Way, the bestselling guide to living a more creative life, you’re in for a treat because author Julia Cameron is back with The Artist’s Way for Parents, a follow up book that’s packed with fun tips and activities for encouraging creativity and imagination in children. Lesson number one? Just like those airplane emergency instructions that tell you to put on your own air mask first before helping your child, the same is true with creativity. To raise a creative child, you need to first foster your own creative spirit. Not quite sure how to find the whimsical side of life? Here are eight tips to get you started.
Jacqueline Tourville is a freelance writer and coauthor of the book, Big, Beautiful and Pregnant. A regular BabyZone.com contributor since 2009, Jacqueline’s writing has also appeared in Fit Pregnancy, the Huffington Post, Spoonful.com, and Parenting New Hampshire, where she writes a monthly travel column. Upon her thousandth reading of Fancy Nancy, she decided to try her own hand at writing children’s books, and her first picture book, Albie’s First Word, about the childhood of Albert Einstein, will be published in 2014. Jacqueline lives in Maine with husband and two young daughters. Connect with her on Twitter (@missmashable) or stop by jacquelinetourville.com to say “hi! “
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