November 13, 2018

The benefits of arts and crafts

This article was published September 10, 2018 at 4:00 a.m.

I come from a long line of crafters. My grandmother made dolls and sewed. My mom was and still is always making something. When my sister and I were young, she would patiently explain what she was doing and allow us to sit beside her and work on our own projects. Mom fostered a sense of creativity and encouraged us to use all types of artistic media, because she was always "game" to try something new.

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