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" 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! "
" It's really hard to balance work and being a mother. "
" As a musician, you never understand why people connect with certain songs. "
" Yeah, well, food is always a part of everything. "
" I think people are always nostalgic for a time about 20 years before they were born. "
" My nutritionist always said to eat whatever you want. "
" I have three siblings. My sister makes music. My older brother is a classical conductor, and my younger brother is a mixing engineer. "
" I always wanted to make a children's album because you have the freedom to explore so many wonderful topics and sounds. "
" There's a variety and depth to the song topics I get to write about in children's music and books: being able to write about things I wouldn't normally write about, like a disappointing pancake, or monsters or opposite day is really different than writing about heartbreak and relationships. "
" 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'm old-school. I want to be there to drop off my daughter at school and pick her up. "
" When I was a kid, for me, the '60s seemed so far away. But I was actually born in the late '60s. "
" 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. "
" 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. "
" 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. "
" Again, I don't hold it against somebody if they don't know who I am - I don't know who a lot of people are. "
" The shows are so different from each other, depending on whether I play with my band, Nine Stories, other musicians, an orchestra, only one or two members of my band. "
" Although my dad was a doctor, we weren't necessarily a super-artsy family. We were just a classic, traditional family who got to take a lot of piano lessons and became a bunch of musicians. "
" 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'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'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. "
" I didn't realize what an impact having a No. 1 single would have. It connects me with people of different ages, and I get to travel all over the world. "
" When I grew up we had gym at school, two or three dance classes after school, ice skating lessons, and all sorts of sports at our finger tips. We weren't glued to computers because they didn't exist, so being active was all we knew. "
" When someone asks if you'd like cake or pie, why not say you want cake and pie? "
" I love when people in culture show up on fictional TV shows. I don't mind at all being a name from the '90s. "
" With my daughter, we do arts and crafts, we read a lot, we listen to music, and we cut the strings off balloons and bounce them around after birthday parties. "
" One of the things that's influenced me musically was my experience at Brown University. I was surrounded by musicians that I really admired, and felt challenged to come up with music, lyrics, and recordings that stood up to the expectations of those musicians and myself. "
" 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. "
" The Lisa Loeb Eyewear line was created to satisfy all of those people who always stop me and ask me where I get my glasses because they want some just like mine! "
" 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. "
" 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. "
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