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Creativity with Meg McElwee



This is episode 24 and today I’m here with Meg McElwee talking about creativity.

Meg is an aspiring gentle parent of three, former Montessori teacher, homeschooler, work-at-home fiber artist and lover of beauty and creativity in all forms. For the past twelve years, she has run her indie sewing pattern company, Sew Liberated, from her home . . . almost always surrounded by her beloved little ones.

Adventure of the Week

I share our adventure at our local pioneer fort for a Christmas Regale festival.


Ourselves: We talk about why it’s important for mothers to embrace creativity for themselves.

Entrepreneurship: We give advice for mamas out there who have dreams of generating income through their creative pursuits.

Parenting: We discuss how creativity has been essential on our parenting journeys.

Blocks: We go over what blocks creativity for some of us.

Children: Beyond the role modeling piece, we explain what we do to support our children’s creativity.

Minimalism: We share how we simultaneously embrace creativity and minimalism.

Clothing: We cover how we bring creativity into our wardrobes, both in acquiring and wearing pieces.

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Disclosure: When I recommend a product that I believe will add value for you, it may contain an affiliate link. When you click the link to make a purchase, I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. 

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