Jennifer Amy Hynes

Thoughts on Motherhood Through the Eyes of an Artist

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I throw a jar of diluted black watercolor paint on my paper, I’m thinking about Fiona hitting a little old hammer on the glass table and I’m inspired. I walk into the library to check on my babies. She’s lifting it up, “No Fiona! Oh my gosh you guys.” I look in the drawer where […]

Close my eyes, baby gates circle me, try to look through the holes, can’t see anything, it’s all dark. My husband had a “shit night sleep” last night. I slept, was Exhausted, it was a triple whammy weekend. Allergies and PMS triggered my urge to purge and clean.  Spent the whole weekend cleaning and organizing […]

I’m sitting here, Lying at my feet, Billy,  Sitting on the couch Alan,  Lying in their play and packs, Jack and Fiona,  Hum, the fridge, the fan, the house creaks, the doors, the vibration of the cars on the freeway,  The kitchen is clean,  The babies are sleeping,  Outdoors is toxic today, the weed pollen […]

Coffee. Studio time. These are the only two things I believe in strongly at this moment. I’m making the cup of coffee, studio has to wait till Monday when Ramona’s here. “Red skies in the morning sailors take warning.” I say this every time I see the sunrise. I’m setting my intention not to be […]