A Thoughtful Gift: a child’s mindful story and relaxation

A Thoughtful Gift: a child’s mindful story and relaxation

James is so relieved to have his blanket back he wants to make a blanket for Dragon. All the kids love the idea and soon they are all busy with a thoughtful gift.

Final 3 Dragon Breaths: 8:08

Narrator: Female

A Thoughtful Gift Story Excerpt:

James and Julia quickly spread the word about Dragon’s blanket. Before long there was a line of kids holding t-shirts at their door. Rogelio shared his favorite red shirt, that was now too small. Then Brianna shared her striped orange shirt. Mia shared the sunny yellow t-shirt that made everyone smile, and Owen shared his super soft green shirt. Owen gave the old shirt one last hug and handed the it to James. Anora shared her favorite blue t-shirt and Billy shared his purple one. Soon there was a pile of shirts in the family room. James smiled and said, “I think we have enough now. Now I need to figure out how to make a blanket.”

Today’s Meditation: Imagine floating in a tranquil pool, safe and relaxed, as the water rocks you gently.

Be Calm on Ahway Island offers you original bedtime stories, like “A Thoughtful Gift” paired with meditations for kids. Gently nestled within each story are self-soothing techniques and positive learning moments. Creating the original bedtime stories and art for Be Calm on Ahway Island takes a lot of time and care. Since we are a listener-supported podcast, we survive on your tips. So, if your child enjoys Be Calm on Ahway Island podcast, please make a donation to help us keep going. You can make a one-time donation or a recurring micro donation once a month for less than the cost of a cup of coffee. Just click on the link below or go to our website, www.ahwayisland.com.

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We hope your child loved “A Thoughtful Gift.”  Do you enjoy our stories and self-soothing meditations? If so, we need your positive reviews to help others find us too. Please leave a review on your favorite podcast app, or go to iTunes. It’s fast and easy! Just tap this link: review here, then tap the “view in iTunes” button, tap “ratings and reviews,” and leave your review.

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One more thing, did you know we also have a YouTube channel? Check out the video page on our website AhwayIsland.com. We hope you enjoy the calming videos and share our channel with others.

Thank you for listening. We hope you found “A Thoughtful Gift” relaxing. Try “Cuddly Dragon” and “Monkeying Around” next time you need a calm moment.

Laughter in the Sun: kids’ relaxation and story

Laughter in the Sun: kids’ relaxation and story

Sara the slide loves the laughter in the sun as the children play with her and feels a little sad when they go to the swing set instead. Will they return?

Hello everyone!  We hope you enjoyed our new story, “Terrific Toys”, Monday! Sometimes we like to listen to our favorites again, so now we have “Favorite Friday.” Please enjoy “Laughter in the Sun,” and we’ll be back with a new story on Monday!

Final 3 Dragon Breaths: 11:27

Narrator: Female

Laughter in the Sun Story Excerpt:

The twisty slide was happy to see the children.  They ran right to Sara, and climbed right up to the top of the slide.  They giggled as they slid down the slide, one at a time.  When both children reached the bottom, they climbed up to the top of the slide again.  Sara was so happy to have the children playing around her.
After the third time sliding down the twists and turns, the children ran over to Savannah Swing set.  Savannah was just as excited as Sara to see the children, and was happy that, now, they were swinging with her.  The swings zipped back and forth, higher and higher.  As the twisty slide watched the children play with the swing set, she felt a little sad.  Sara wanted more time to play with the children.  She sighed and took a deep dragon breath in and out (deep breath). The twisty slide realized that she was happy for her friend Savannah.  The swing set enjoyed playing with the children too.  After breathing and thinking, Sara the twisty slide was sure that the children would come back and play with her again.  She just needed to wait.

Today’s Meditation: Today, you will focus on relaxing your body a little bit at a time.  Starting with your feet, moving up to the top of your head, and ending with a focus on your entire body, you are sure to feel calm and relaxed.

Be Calm on Ahway Island offers you original bedtime stories, like “Laughter in the Sun” paired with meditations for kids. Gently nestled within each story are self-soothing techniques and positive learning moments. Creating the original bedtime stories and art for Be Calm on Ahway Island takes a lot of time and care. Since we are a listener-supported podcast, we survive on your tips. So, if your child enjoys Be Calm on Ahway Island podcast, please make a donation to help us keep going. You can make a one-time donation or a recurring micro donation once a month for less than the cost of a cup of coffee. Just click on the link below or go to our website, www.ahwayisland.com.

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We hope your child loved “Laughter in the Sun.”  Do you enjoy our stories and self-soothing meditations? If so, we need your positive reviews to help others find us too. Please leave a review on your favorite podcast app, or go to iTunes. It’s fast and easy! Just tap this link: review here, then tap the “view in iTunes” button, tap “ratings and reviews,” and leave your review.

Please follow us on  Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. Thank you for your help in spreading the word about our bedtime stories podcast, Be Calm on Ahway Island! We have been listed in the top 10 of Feedspot’s top 20 Kids Podcasts of 2019! So, keep spreading the word!

One more thing, did you know we also have a YouTube channel? Check out the video page on our website AhwayIsland.com. We hope you enjoy the calming videos and share our channel with others.

Thank you for listening. We hope you found “Laughter in the Sun” relaxing. Try “Twirling Tugboat” and “A Royal Kitten’s Bliss” next time you need a calm moment.

Terrific Toys: kids’ relaxation and story

Terrific Toys: kids’ relaxation and story

There are some terrific toys stuck in the bottom of the toy box. Will Alyssa the doll and Uli the unicorn be able to help them out?

Final 3 Dragon Breaths: 5:59

Narrator: Male

Terrific Toys Story Excerpt:

“Oh dear.” Alyssa said. “You’ve been stuck down here a while, haven’t you?”

Uli asked, “Would you like to be moved where the kids can find you?”

The toys responded, “We’d love that. Do you think the kids will play with us again?”

“Of course!” Alyssa encouraged. “They just need to see you.”

Uli added. “They’ll be excited to see you again. It will be like you’re a brand new toy! Sometimes, the kids forget to put us where we belong, and that’s how we get lost.”

The kind doll shared their plan. “Blocks we just need to get you back into the block container. Cars, same thing, if you’re with the other cars the kids will play with you.”

The unicorn continued, “Books, you belong on the bookshelf. Puzzle pieces, we have to get you back to the puzzle before the kids discover you’re missing. They might stop playing with the puzzle if we don’t. And stuffed animals, you need to be with the other stuffed animals.”

The toys perked up, feeling confident in the plan, and moved to one side of the toy box. Now Uli and Alyssa had space to organize they got right to work.

Today’s Meditation: Happiness and love flow through you in this meditation.

Be Calm on Ahway Island offers you original bedtime stories, like “Terrific Toys,” paired with meditations for kids. Gently nestled within each story are self-soothing techniques and positive learning moments. Creating the original bedtime stories and art for Be Calm on Ahway Island takes a lot of time and care. Since we are a listener-supported podcast, we survive on your tips. So, if your child enjoys Be Calm on Ahway Island podcast, please make a donation to help us keep going. You can make a one-time donation or a recurring micro donation once a month for less than the cost of a cup of coffee. Just click on the link below or go to our website, www.ahwayisland.com.

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We hope your child loved “Terrific Toys.”  Do you enjoy our stories and self-soothing meditations? If so, we need your positive reviews to help others find us too. Please leave a review on your favorite podcast app, or go to iTunes. It’s fast and easy! Just tap this link: review here, then tap the “view in iTunes” button, tap “ratings and reviews,” and leave your review.

Please follow us on  Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. Thank you for your help in spreading the word about our bedtime stories podcast, Be Calm on Ahway Island! We have been listed in the top 10 of Feedspot’s top 20 Kids Podcasts of 2019! So, keep spreading the word!

 

One more thing, did you know we also have a YouTube channel? Check out the video page on our website AhwayIsland.com. We hope you enjoy the calming videos and share our channel with others.

Thank you for listening. We hope you enjoyed “Terrific Toys.”  You might find “Let’s Play” and “Adventures in Time” relaxing as well.

Raj to the Rescue: Perky Plants: bedtime meditation and story

Raj to the Rescue: Perky Plants: bedtime meditation and story

 It’s Raj to the rescue! He helps his parents work in the garden and gives the thirsty plants a drink as the hot summer sun shines down.

Hello everyone!  We hope you enjoyed our new story, “The New Project”, Monday! Sometimes we like to listen to our favorites again, so now we have “Favorite Friday.” Please enjoy “Raj to the Rescue: Perky Plants” and we’ll be back with a new story on Monday!

Final 3 Dragon Breaths: 7:20

Narrator: Male

Raj to the Rescue: Perky Plants Story Excerpt:

Then Raj looked at the plants in the garden.  They were drooping over, and their leaves were wrinkled and squished looking.  Raj knew the plants were wilting in the sun.  “Mom, dad… Can I give the plants a drink?  I think they’re thirsty too.”  Raj asked his parents.

“Of course,” his mom said.  “You guessed our next step in the garden.” She had finished the last of the planting while Raj and his dad got their cups and pitcher.  “Come with me.”  Raj followed his mom.  She led him to the side of the house.  There was a watering can and a faucet.  Raj’s mom turned on the faucet and filled the watering can.  Raj picked it up. The can was a little heavy, and the water sloshed around inside it.  Raj slowly and carefully carried the can over to the garden.  He wanted to be sure the water stayed in the can until he was ready to pour it out.

Raj got to the garden and tipped the watering can just a little so that the water could gently sprinkle on the plants.  Soft rain trickled from out of the can and onto the broccoli plants.  The earth drank the water right up and changed from a light brown into a deep dark brown.  Raj moved forward slowly making sure each broccoli plant had enough to drink. He tilted the can further and further until the last drop dripped out.

Today’s Meditation: Today, enjoy the feeling of your body relaxing into the warm sand on a sunny beach.

Be Calm on Ahway Island offers you original bedtime stories, like ” Raj to the Rescue: Perky Plants,” paired with meditations for kids. Gently nestled within each story are self-soothing techniques and positive learning moments. Creating the original bedtime stories and art for Be Calm on Ahway Island takes a lot of time and care. Since we are a listener-supported podcast, we survive on your tips. So, if your child enjoys Be Calm on Ahway Island podcast, please make a donation to help us keep going. You can make a one-time donation or a recurring micro donation once a month for less than the cost of a cup of coffee. Just click on the link below or go to our website, www.ahwayisland.com.

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We hope your child loved “Raj to the Rescue: Perky Plants.”  Do you enjoy our stories and self-soothing meditations? If so, we need your positive reviews to help others find us too. Please leave a review on your favorite podcast app, or go to iTunes. It’s fast and easy! Just tap this link: review here, then tap the “view in iTunes” button, tap “ratings and reviews,” and leave your review.

Please follow us on  Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. Thank you for your help in spreading the word about our bedtime stories podcast, Be Calm on Ahway Island! We have been listed in Feedspot’s top 20 Kids Podcasts of 2019! So, keep spreading the word!

 

One more thing, did you know we also have a YouTube channel? Check out the video page on our website AhwayIsland.com. We hope you enjoy the calming videos and share our channel with others.

Thank you! If you like “Raj to the Rescue: Perky Plants.”  Try “Sandbox City” and “Muddy Mates” in your bedtime routine.

Waters of Wonder: a mindful kids’ story

Waters of Wonder: a mindful kids’ story

The spring sun warms the world. Fish bask in the warm rays of the sun, little fish, big fish, and biggest, all relaxing in the waters of wonder.

Hello everyone!  We hope you enjoyed our new story, “Friendly Fish”, Monday and “Love Is..” on Wednesday! Sometimes we like to listen to our favorites again, so now we have “Favorite Friday.” Please enjoy “Waters of Wonder” and we’ll be back with a new story on Monday!

Final 3 Dragon Breaths: 8:49

Narrator: Female

Waters of Wonder Story Excerpt:

The little fish opened her eyes and noticed that now many small fish had joined her.  They had all found their way to the warm sunshine.  Falala smiled, and watched as one by one they relaxed, fins softly hanging in the water.  Falala realized the sunbeam had grown.  It was almost as if the sun was slowly extending the hug to every creature in the lake.  Falala noticed some bigger fish had arrived in the light.  At first, Falala thought she should tell the other small fish so they all could leave.  The little fish watched as the bigger fish relaxed into the sun’s energy, and it didn’t take long for her to realize the bigger fish were just basking in the sun as well.

Today’s Meditation: Deep dragon breaths are a key part of this guided meditation as you relax your body from your toes up to the top of your head.

Be Calm on Ahway Island offers you original bedtime stories, like “Waterfall Wonder,” paired with meditations for kids. Gently nestled within each story are self-soothing techniques and positive learning moments. Creating the original bedtime stories and art for Be Calm on Ahway Island takes a lot of time and care. Since we are a listener-supported podcast, we survive on your tips. So, if your child enjoys Be Calm on Ahway Island podcast, please make a donation to help us keep going. You can make a one-time donation or a recurring micro donation once a month for less than the cost of a cup of coffee. Just click on the link below or go to our website, www.ahwayisland.com.

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We hope your child loved “Waterfall Wonder.”  Do you enjoy our stories and self-soothing meditations? If so, we need your positive reviews to help others find us too. Please leave a review on your favorite podcast app, or go to iTunes. It’s fast and easy! Just tap this link: review here, then tap the “view in iTunes” button, tap “ratings and reviews,” and leave your review.

Please follow us on  Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. Thank you for your help in spreading the word about our bedtime stories podcast, Be Calm on Ahway Island! We have been listed in Feedspot’s top 20 Kids Podcasts of 2019! So, keep spreading the word!

 

One more thing, did you know we also have a YouTube channel? Check out the video page on our website AhwayIsland.com. We hope you enjoy the calming videos and share our channel with others.

Thank you! We hope you found “Waterfall Wonder” relaxing!  “Baby Duck Parade” and “Dragon’s New Toy” are really calming as well.

A Fuzzy Friend: a kid’s relaxation and bedtime story

A Fuzzy Friend: a kid’s relaxation and bedtime story

Helen and Brianna go outside to play. They find a fuzzy friend in the backyard. What will they learn from the fuzzy wuzzy caterpillar?

Final 3 Dragon Breaths: 9:01
Narrator: Female

A Fuzzy Friend Story Excerpt:
Brianna looked out the window.  The sun was shining brightly.  “It’s really nice outside. Why don’t we play in the yard?” she said.
“Great!” Helen said, and both girls headed out the back door to play.  They started on the swing set.  Talking and laughing, the girls rocked the swings back and forth, higher and higher.  Soon Helen and Brianna were nearly as high as they could go, so the girls began to slow down. The swings moved back and forth, lower and lower until they were almost still.  Brianna and Helen hopped off the swings.  “Let’s go exploring!” Helen said.
Brianna grinned and nodded her head in agreement. The two girls headed towards the back of the yard where there was some taller grass and more trees.  “There’s usually something back here.”  Helen said.  “I’ve found butterflies, toads, and snakes.”
“Cool!” Brianna said. “I wonder what we’ll find today?”

Today’s Meditation: Today, notice loving energy flowing through your body, from your feet up to your head.

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Be Calm on Ahway Island offers original bedtime stories, like A Fuzzy Friend, & meditations for kids. Gently nestled within are self-soothing techniques and positive learning moments.  Creating original bedtime stories and art is a lot of work. We are a listener-supported podcast, and we survive on your tips. If your child enjoys Be Calm on Ahway Island podcast, we would greatly appreciate you making a donation to help us keep going. You can make a one-time donation or a recurring micro donation once a month. Just click on the link below or go to our website, www.ahwayisland.com.

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We hope your child loves our stories and self-soothing meditations. If so, we need your positive reviews to help others find us too. You can leave a review on your favorite podcast app, or go to iTunes. It’s fast and easy! Just tap this link: review here, then tap the “view in iTunes” button, tap “ratings and reviews,” and leave your review.

Did you know we now have a YouTube channel? Check out the video page on our website AhwayIsland.com. We hope you enjoy it and share our channel with others.

Thank you! If you enjoyed “A Fuzzy Friend” try “Dough Art.”