As adults, we can be judgmental of the art we create. We are wired to hold back, erase and correct our lines, aim for perfection. The beauty of childhood art is the exact opposite. Their definition of beauty is whatever they want it to be at that moment. As a professional artist and designer, who is always erasing lines and remixing colors, it took entrance into motherhood, to relearn that giving up some control can feel magical.
Being creative is healthy for our minds and our hearts. Creating art without boundaries and perfection is a great way to bond with your kids. It allows you to witness their freedom of expression and you will be encouraged to let loose too! When you give up some control (and get over the mess) you end up enjoying the journey, not just the finished project.
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