Sweater, n. Garmet worn by child when it's mother is feeling chilly."

~ Ambrose Bierce, The Unabridged Devil's Dictionary

"Sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast"


~Lewis Carroll

Here's an under 3 minute video on how to do a cool wall hanging using yarn, a dowel, styrofoam balls and black paint, easy!


In Japan they've discovered a type of moss that can remove toxins from contaminated water:


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" My daughter has been working with Carol in developing confidence and self esteem. Carol's unique program, which combines art and coaching has been a great way for my daughter to open up and talk in a comfortable and creative setting. Carol is the best! "

Sue, mother of

Sara age 11

Elizabeth Gilbert's TED talk on Creativity:


And while you're at it read her book Big Magic....so fun  and inspiring.

I'm a bit of a rabid environmentalist so I love this talk about how to use just ONE paper towel to get your hands completely dry:


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launchpadcoaching@gmail.com    Pre-teen/adolescent girl life coach

Mar Vista Ca