Liana Finck on Parenting, Play, and Boundaries

Episode 2 ✨ 🎙️

Ximena Vengoechea
1 min readFeb 2, 2024

Welcome to Rest Easy with Ximena Vengoechea, a show about navigating ambition, work, and rest in our busy lives.

In this episode, we speak with cartoonist Liana Finck. Liana is the author of several graphic novels, a memoir, several collections of cartoons, and most recently, the picture book You Broke It! In this episode, we talk about Liana’s relationship to rest as a parent, artist, and woman; the connection between cartooning and rest; the importance of having a play ethic and embracing inefficiency; and the power of setting boundaries. To learn more about Liana, check out her website or follow her on Instagram @linafinck.

Self-portrait by Liana Finck:

Special mentions in this episode:

I had so much fun talking to Liana (you’ll hear lots of laughter in this episode) and I hope you enjoy learning from her as much as I did.

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Ximena Vengoechea

Writer, UX Researcher, Author of The Life Audit ('24), Rest Easy ('23), Listen Like You Mean It ('21).