These meditative essays delve into what it means to be at home both as a parent and an artist. From celebrating the pride and panic involved in parenting a three-year-old, to probing the mysteries of human creativity in the kitchen, Saia reminds us that being at home - in all of its aspects - is a practice; an ongoing challenge to balance making it better with letting it be.
S.M.R. Saia is a mother, gardener, author, and entrepreneur, whose professional experience in the book world includes owning a corporate book fair business and freelancing as a self-publishing coach. She has a B.A. in English from the University of Maryland, and an M.A. in Liberal Arts from St. John's College in Annapolis, Maryland. For the past several years she has worked developing Common Core aligned Language Arts worksheets for K - 12, using creative strategies to present, teach, and provide students with an opportunity to practice grade-appropriate Language Arts concepts and skills..