Jean Van't Hul, a mother of two, lives in the highlands of western North Carolina with her family. Since 2008, she's been writing on her blog, The Artful Parent, on children's art and creativity. Jean worked in several art and charitable industries before devoting her time to writing and raising children after graduating from Wellesley College with a concentration in art history and studio art. With her own girls, as well as through her children's art groups, magazine articles, and her blog, she enjoys sharing process-oriented art, seasonal crafts, and joyful learning possibilities. Visit www.ArtfulParent.com to see what her family is up to when it comes to art.