Welcome!Made in Brooklyn is my place to document my creative journey, from bread to babies, cards to cakes. You are welcome to come and join me for a while.
- I stopped teaching Kindergarten in 2005 to become the mom of two crazy boys here in Brooklyn. At first I thought being a stay at home mom meant that I needed to pour all my time and energy directly into my sons, but I realized somewhere along the way that being a rockstar mom meant not only taking good care of my boys, but also taking good care of myself. And taking good care of myself means pursuing something creative...just about everyday. I started Made In Brooklyn to motivate myself in my creative goals as well as share my work with others and perhaps inspire them in their own creative journeys.
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Author Archives: robyn
I have a few silly stories for your holiday reading pleasure: 1. Isaac’s class has been talking about feelings…and now Isaac talks about feelings A LOT. When I’m showing signs of frustration he’ll run up to me and say “how … Continue reading
And we begin! I like doing a few days of this journal at a time…instead of one every day. So, this morning I sat down to put together the first three pages. And here they are: We always start advent … Continue reading
I’ve been looking forward to December and now it’s here. And I’m really enjoying these early days. I like to let the season unfold slowly around here. Right now we have our advent things out, our Christmas train and our … Continue reading
Hello! Thanksgiving has come and gone. And here we are in December already. I am listening to Christmas music and have lots of festive things planned for today to prep for the holidays. But first I want to look back … Continue reading
Our family stands divided as far as turkey consumption goes. Dave, of course, will be refraining from partaking….and Isaac will join Dave in solidarity. It seems I’ve read Isaac too many books about turkeys hiding and feeling scared of Thanksgiving…and … Continue reading
I’ve made the foundation of my December Daily journal. It’s 5×7 and I did a simple binding with masking tape. I taped two pages together along the seam, “closed” them, and taped the next page on. and on and on. … Continue reading
We had a really simple weekend. Dave got in from a red-eye flight from LA early Saturday morning and so on Saturday we did a lot of sitting around, resting, napping. I had a little sympathetic jet lag myself. But … Continue reading
Today will be a lot of run around. The third graders at Andrew’s school are putting on a performance about math. :) I think there will be rapping of times tables involved. I made cranberry muffins for the post-rap snack. … Continue reading
1. We told the boys at dinner night before last, that NASA launched Maven. Maven is a satellite headed to Mars. It’s going to examine the atmosphere to try to answer some questions that the work of Curiosity has brought … Continue reading