Mission

Hi! I’m Melyssa – a mid-life Mama, Passionate Storyteller and lover of Music and Art!

My vision is to see the Restoration of your Creative Sparkle!

For midlife Mamas who feel like they’ve lost themselves along the way, my site, blog, books, music and gatherings provide a wake-up kiss for the Artist-Child within, midwifing your

Creative Spirit into your everyday…

Our mission at Child of the Universe is to provide an online oasis of encouragement for midlife people who are feeling

stifled by the ordinary and are ready to reconnect with the dreams and magic they knew as children.

Are you

Burnt out on ordinary life?

Tired of inauthenticity?

Spiritually seeking?

A ‘Closet’ Artist?

A Dreamer who put your dreams on hold to raise a family?

An Ugly Duckling?

Scared to believe that you might really possess greatness?

We’re here to provide a safe space for you to DREAM again…

If you secretly believe there are gifts you MUST share with the world, you’re RIGHT!

We are created to create. Let’s share and encourage one another by telling our stories and trusting one another with our dreams…

Music

Listen to my creations and check back for performances near you.

Support

"Sharing = Loving" - We believe there is an ArtistChild asleep in EVERYONE! Our Mission is to kiss them awake...to dance and sing and invite them out to play! Your generosity makes it possible.

When Everything Changes

When Everything Changes

One certainty in life is that life changes. It's easy to view these changes with fear... Sometimes in our lives we feel fragmented and broken...as though the light we once felt within our hearts is gone...shattered beyond recognition... It is in these moments we must...

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Kissed Back to Life by LOVE

Kissed Back to Life by LOVE

What if… …Fairy tales are REAL? What if… …the daily grind IS the spell that puts our Princess Hearts to sleep? What if… …the KISS awakening was just the beginning of the Journey back to your heart? What if… …You could hear the SONG of your HEART again? What if… …You...

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ART is the Looking Glass of the SOUL

ART is the Looking Glass of the SOUL

My son has been fighting a flu-like bug for a week now. We have done little but ensconce in our family room finishing our first viewing of the amazing television odyssey that is LOST. As we journeyed through the series’ end in the final episode od season 6, I couldn’t...

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A Forest Named Loss

A Forest Named Loss

There is a forest we all encounter and that forest is named loss… Upon entering its borders we are seized with a gripping pain in the chest, as though clawed fingers are ripping through our lungs, emptying them of air and pinching the heart before pulling it out to...

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Inkling The Dragon of Chocolateburge

Inkling The Dragon of Chocolateburge

Once upon a time there lived a happy town named Chocolateburge, in the beautiful town there lived a dragon named Inkling, made of gumdrops and goodness. He was a very nice dragon who lived in a cave of chocolate and poprocks. He would fly into the middle of town and...

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