The only thing my youngest child needed from me was me. She needed me to ask her if she wanted more water or crackers, a pair of cozy socks or her favorite blue Elephant Lovey. She needed my sympathetic smiles and nods, my kisses on her warm forehead, my lap to sit on.
Creativity doesn't happen during sessions of "Angry Birds." Creativity happens during the down times when your mind wanders and makes connections you wouldn't normally consider.