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" Also, I'm always learning better and better how to prioritize and how to leave certain things for the next day. "
" I think a good mom is an awake mom. At least for me, I've always been a kinder, better person awake than sleep-deprived! "
" You should try to get what you want in life and try not to be limited. "
" My overnight success was really 15 years in the making. I'd been writing songs since I was 6 and playing in bands and performing since I was 14. "
" I always find myself stopping to write down ideas of things I'd like to make from computer hardware items to things new moms need - inventions to share with others to make their lives more fun or interesting or easy. "
" I've made music for grownups most of my life as a singer/songwriter - often with my band, Nine Stories - recorded many albums, and 10 years ago I started recording kid's music, too. "
" I eat fish and love bacon. Plus, I don't mind if soups are made with chicken or beef stock, I just don't like eating big pieces of meat. "
" Yeah, well, food is always a part of everything. "
" A friend of mine once told me that I can't screw up when I play my own music. I also take voice lessons, play other peoples' songs out of music books, and occasionally figure out how to play other people's music from records. This keeps my ears, fingers, and mind working. "
" Some people train for certain sports and I want to train to be able to hold a super heavy electric guitar and carry luggage around myself because I always have to have 7,000 pairs of shoes. Who cares about sports? "
" The guys in my band are great-we watch movies, we eat pizza, take walks, read books. Everybody has a really great sense of humor. And my boyfriend comes and visits me on the road. "
" I always wanted to make a children's album because you have the freedom to explore so many wonderful topics and sounds. "
" I think we were raised in a nice Texas Jewish family where education was the most important thing, and close behind that was the arts. It was emphasized and expected that we'd play piano. "
" My nutritionist always said to eat whatever you want. "
" I don't think I can tell any stories about how I lived in a van in Alaska. I grew up in the suburbs, I even had my own room. We weren't poor. Everything was very normal. "
" I want children to be glued to interactive books that encourage singing and dancing. I feel when kids work together it brings about a different energy. "
" I'm making a record that's half stripped down acoustic which is the way I perform a lot and half of it is very produced. It's really hard to keep music simple but I was trying to keep it simple and focus on one or two instruments and vocals. "
" When I was a kid, for me, the '60s seemed so far away. But I was actually born in the late '60s. "
" I have three siblings. My sister makes music. My older brother is a classical conductor, and my younger brother is a mixing engineer. "
" Again, I'm used to speaking to a lot of people; I have a lot of friends and family, and I perform music and speak in front of a lot of crowds. So I share with people already a lot in my life. "
Friends And Family
" I have many memories of waking up to eat breakfast that my mother carefully prepared for us and her saying, what do y'all want for lunch, and as we're eating lunch, what do y'all want for dinner? It's always about the next meal. "
" When someone asks if you'd like cake or pie, why not say you want cake and pie? "
" I don't use simple words. I make games and puzzles with my songs. "
" I think people are always nostalgic for a time about 20 years before they were born. "
" I love when people in culture show up on fictional TV shows. I don't mind at all being a name from the '90s. "
" Dweezil and I are going on tour with the band probably starting in the middle of February for a month probably playing a few songs from my new record and then I'll continue on after that tour. "
" I want to work on some more complicated baking... and it would be interactive! "
" I use my cell phone as much as I can - I talk to friends all the time. I'm like 2,000 hours a month. It's crazy. "
" Where I grew up in Dallas, things might be a little more traditional. People have the same things in mind. They're supposed to grow up, go to college, get a job, get married, and have children, grandchildren. That's the world I grew up in. "
" It's really hard to balance work and being a mother. "
" I'm old-school. I want to be there to drop off my daughter at school and pick her up. "