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Free workshop: Psychotherapist Jack Worthy on the Child-Parent Relationship

  Join the Center for Parenting Artists for a free workshop on March 28th! Jack Worthy, MSC, MATS is a practicing Psychotherapist and Dad devoted to limit setting and learning how to address challenging behaviors with your child.  He trains parents and caregivers using the principles of Child Parent Relationship Therapy (CPRT), a therapeutic model based … Continue reading

The fun vs. the insufferable: New York artist Rebeca Raney on making art while parenting

January 30, 2016  by Cevan Castle   Rebeca Raney is a New York based artist and designer, an arts educator, and mom to a two year old. She is a voice of encouragement for artists considering children. During the recent Center for Parenting Artists event PLAY&GROUP 1: a picnic with New York composer Ithai Benjamin and his robotic puppets, … Continue reading

TeachDREAM and the ICE-FREE NYC initiative

TeachDREAM is an initiative of the New York Collective of Radical Educators.  The online guide offers extensive resources for educators, counselors, and families regarding undocumented children in schools, schools as safe zones, ICE-FREE NYC, sanctuary cities, legal services, safety visuals, and more. http://teachdreamnyc.com

Play&Group 1: A picnic with composer Ithai Benjamin and his robotic puppets

The Center for Parenting Artists is pleased to invite families to an indoor picnic on January 23rd, 2016, 11:00am-12:30pm.  The event will be hosted at the CUE Art Foundation, with music performed by New York composer, artist, and dad, Ithai Benjamin. Following the performance will be a brief interview and discussion with local artists on the continuation … Continue reading

Shira Richter on the Origins of Difficulty for Artists with Children

Artist and mother of twins Shira Richter pulls no punches in this interview with Hannah Rubin for The Sisterhood, part of a series of articles that aims to address gender imbalance in the art world.  Richter speaks with surprising directness of the transition that women-artists make as they become mothers, and reveals cultural beliefs and … Continue reading

Butchbaby & Co: Maternity clothes for genderqueer parents

NYMag writer Dvora Meyers interviews co-founders of Butchbaby & Co, the first ever maternity line for pregnant masculine, transgender, and queer individuals… coming soon. http://nymag.com/thecut/2015/04/maternity-clothes-for-genderqueer-parents.html

Museum of Motherhood Announces 2015 Annual Conference, Apr 30-May 2

“New Maternalisms: Tales of Motherwork (Dislodging the Unthinkable)” will take place in NYC, April 30-May 2.  The conference theme and schedule is organized around the departures between an ideological representation of motherhood and the lived experience of being a mother.  The conference includes sessions on fertility, inclusive families, health, identity, food, feminism, and more. http://mommuseum.org/cfp-mom-conference-2015/

Boston-Area Creative Parents

Boston area artist-parents organize to host in-person events and share online resources: https://www.facebook.com/ groups/759814474101893/

Lorna Simpson on art while parenting: “being a mother makes me very present”

Lorna Simpson’s beautiful interview on her accomplishments, making art while parenting, the need for intellectual stimulation while raising an infant, and how being a mother made her a stronger artist. http://aleim.com/issue3/interview-lorna/

Artists Kids Compendium

Choreographer Andrew Simonet’s “crowd-sourced, opinionated, positive” guide to being an artist with children! bit.ly/1B6kidr