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Understanding Anxiety in Holly Carr’s LIGHT IN THE FOREST

By Phoebe Jenner Light in the Forest, artist Holly Carr’s stunning picture book, functions not only as a piece of art but also as a kind of preparation or safety net for what happens once the parent finishes their bedtime story and leaves the room. Purposely lacking a plot, it’s a bedtime story that’s meantRead More »Understanding Anxiety in Holly Carr’s LIGHT IN THE FOREST

Why I Became a Doula

By Lindsay Taylor I’m not the only nutrition expert out there specializing in food for pregnancy and postpartum — far from it!⁠ But my experience as a mom has taught me some hard truths. ⁠ There is a massive gap between the recommendations we hear for how to eat during pregnancy and what’s REALISTIC andRead More »Why I Became a Doula

Nature, Art, and Comfort With Artist Holly Carr

By Phoebe Jenner Light in the Forest, Nova Scotia artist Holly Carr’s new picture book, was designed as a literary nightlight for children who face anxiety once their parents say goodnight. Featuring a selection of silk paintings of various woodland animals, Carr cleverly juxtaposes frightening images with ones that show the harmlessness and comfort ofRead More »Nature, Art, and Comfort With Artist Holly Carr