Single mother of six becomes full-time musician to support family

(Courtesy: Tiffany Envid)

Playing the harp sounds peaceful, right? Try practicing with six children around you.

"Nothing really bothers me anymore [when I'm playing,]" said Tiffany Envid from her home near Worthington. "I can keep playing because I'm used to so much going on when I practice."

Envid is a single mother with children ages 11, 9, 8, 4 and three-year-old twins.

Since her divorce, she and the kids have been living with her parents.

"Practicing is very challenging when you have six kids."

Envid's father built her a harp when she was just 11 years old.

"It was calling out for me to come play it, I'm sure."

Envid is now a full-time musician, playing the harp for private and public events.

"Playing the harp has been amazing for me, because I can stay pretty busy and just hire a babysitter to watch my kids for the time that I'm gonna be gone," she said.

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