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The Orange Journal

Do They Get It From Their Mama or Their Daddy?

beautiful artwork of a woman
The artwork was drawn and painted by my 15-year-old daughter. Image by the author.

Stick figures and bubble letters were my specialties as a child.

Thanks, cheerleading for teaching me how to make giant letters on a banner.

My husband has the potential to be a great artist but he doesn’t put those skills to good use.



The Orange Journal is a publication devoted to helping one another grow into the best version of ourselves. From productivity hacks to love stories, we want to know the best way to make this life as beautiful as it can be.

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Michele Maize

Sober | Vegan | Yoga Addict. Extrovert turned introvert that really just wants a pack of dachshunds. Writing my way through past trauma gave me big dreams.