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" 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. "
" 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. "
" 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 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. "
" I think people are always nostalgic for a time about 20 years before they were born. "
" As a musician, you never understand why people connect with certain songs. "
" Also, I'm always learning better and better how to prioritize and how to leave certain things for the next day. "
" It's really hard to balance work and being a mother. "
" 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'm old-school. I want to be there to drop off my daughter at school and pick her up. "
" 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. "
" When I was a kid, for me, the '60s seemed so far away. But I was actually born in the late '60s. "
" The only way to get vegetables at a diner late night is to order the omelette. A feta cheese and broccoli omelette. "
" 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. "
" 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. "
" 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. "
" 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 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'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 have three siblings. My sister makes music. My older brother is a classical conductor, and my younger brother is a mixing engineer. "
" 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. "
" 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. "
" 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. "
" Yeah, well, food is always a part of everything. "
" When someone asks if you'd like cake or pie, why not say you want cake and pie? "
" 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 want to work on some more complicated baking... and it would be interactive! "
" My nutritionist always said to eat whatever you want. "
" 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 don't use simple words. I make games and puzzles with my songs. "
" 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! "