I started to be more productive. Before I think I wasted more time just because I could…

[Motherhood] actually made me access a deeper emotion that I never knew. Even the writing on this record is deeper. It’s at a place where I probably could not have written two or three years ago.

~ Singer Alicia Keys commenting on the positive effect motherhood has had on her creativity, as quoted by People, December 5

[Photo via Alicia Keys.net]