View Full Version : Some artists are made, some are born

10-08-2013, 10:36 AM
Iíve read that when an adult isnít sure of what her (or his) true passion is, itís helpful to think back to when she was a child, and to recall what her favorite hobbies were. Sometimes our first loves get lost as we grow up and lose our naive delight in certain activities. This comes to mind because recently I experienced a situation that all parents can relate to: crime and punishment.

It wasnít quite a crime, but my 8-year-old refused to do his homework. It was during that small window of time that we have to get it doneĖafter school and before a karate classĖand I stressed that unfinished homework meant no karate. His stubborn attitude got him sent to his bedroom, where he sat without video games, while in a dojo his peers got to practice kicks and combinations.

But this blog is for artists, right? Iím getting thereÖdonít worry...continue reading here. (http://www.artistsnetwork.com/articles/inspiration-creativity/artists-are-born?lid=CHarnsm100813)