Google+ LISTENING TO THE SQUEAK INSIDE art by Kirstin McCulloch of LilliBean Designs: ☆ Ferocious [Illustration Friday]

Monday, September 26, 2011

☆ Ferocious [Illustration Friday]

Last month we had a meal with some of my huge extended family. Catching up with cousins, aunties and uncles.

Bean was happily trying to climb a tree, something she loves to do, when one of my Uncles said to her that she should get down, that 'girls don't climb trees!'

Do you know those moments in life when you, for a second just freeze, and then all of a sudden you let go with a torrent of words, that seem to well from your inner most heart, and it is just the most perfect reply?

Like a ferocious mama lion I told him - 'don't you dare, don't you dare tell Bean she cannot do something, because she can do anything and be anyone.'

[in a round-about-way, I AM getting to my IF painting!]

I am so ferocious in protecting my girls dreams, protecting their hopes and aspirations. I want them to dream their wildest dreams, and to always reach for the stars.

(mixed media, ©2011 K.McCulloch) 
And maybe their mama should take her own advice and live her wildest dreams.

Have a great week.



  1. Good on you for defending your child, I have had to do this a few times with my family as well and I sure we will both have to do it again sadly.

    Your art work has come a long way in all the time I have been following your blog it is quite beautiful.

  2. Yeah! Way to go mama lion! :) You should definetly listen to your own words.

  3. YAY to you! When we support our kids in their dreaming dreams and then encourage them to reach for those dreams we are giving them a great gift! I'm so sad at the numbers of people I meet who have no dreams---whose dreams were squashed by adults in their lives when they were little children...
    (and yes, you should definitely keep reaching for your own dreams...)


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