Stuck in Mud: a bedtime story and meditation

Stuck in Mud: a bedtime story and meditation

It’s a rainy day as Toby the tow truck drives along. Toby notices his friend Bodhi the beach buggy is stuck in mud. How will he get his friend moving again?

Hello everyone!  We hope you enjoyed our new story “Roly Robot” and this week. Now, welcome to Favorite Friday! Sometimes we like to listen to our favorites again. Please enjoy “Stuck in Mud,” and we’ll be back with a new story on Monday!
Final 3 Dragon Breaths: 7:37

Narrator: Male

Stuck in Mud Excerpt:

Rain pitter-pattered in a gentle rhythm on the roof.  The little tow truck listened as the beat grew stronger and stronger.  Soon the wind added a whistle to the rhythm of the rain. Toby wondered if the cars were struggling on the roads.  The weather sounded a bit pushy.  The little tow truck hoped everyone was driving safely.  Then Toby heard the motor in the garage door whirr. Slowly, the door rolled up above the little tow truck, and the driver ran in.

“Are you ready to give some people a hand?”  The driver asked.  Toby took a deep dragon breath in and out (deep breath) to clear his mind and focus.  Then he rumbled a “Yes!” as the driver turned the key.

“OK, let’s go.” The driver said.

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

Looking for stories with positive learning moments for your little one?  You’ll find it on Ahway Island®. Be Calm on Ahway Island® Podcast offers original bedtime stories, like “Stuck in Mud” paired with meditations for kids. We help them drift off to sleep with a guided relaxation and a calming story. Gently nestled within each podcast episode are mindfulness techniques and positive learning moments.  To learn more about our mission at Ahway Island and our team please visit our website.

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 and purchases. If your child enjoys a good story with a positive message, we would greatly appreciate you purchasing a T-shirt from our shop or making a donation to help us keep your favorite self-soothing podcast 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.

Donate Here

Overall, do you enjoy our stories and self-soothing meditations?

We hope your child loved “Stuck in Mud” If so, we need your positive reviews to help others find us too. Please leave a 5 star review on your favorite podcast app like Apple Podcasts, our Amazon Alexa Skill page, or our social media pages to share your enthusiasm for our original stories with a positive message!

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!

As a result of your support you’ll find us ranking among the best in the Washington Post article The 25 Best Podcasts for Kids by Frannie Ucciferri under the Best for Bedtime heading. We’re proud to be included in the Top 40 Growth Mindset Podcasts for Kids from Big Life Journal. Feedspot placed us at the #3 spot on their Top 15 Children’s Bedtime Stories Podcasts of 2019 list, in the top 10 of their Top 20 Kids Podcasts of 2019 and 2020 list! ListenNotes, included us in their list of the 9 best podcasts for kids that entertain and educate and VeryWellMind listed us as one of the 20 Best Meditation Podcasts to Listen to in 2019 in an article by Sara Lindberg, M.Ed!

Our most recent accolades are:

As a recommended bedtime podcast for kids on Georgetown Hill’s Early School website, from Parentology, as one of the 15 Most Popular Podcasts for Kids, Tweens, and Teens! We’re also reaching listeners internationally! Sassy Mama in Hong Kong included us in their article on transitioning into the new year, while Haven magazine in Australia included us in their tips for getting through the school holidays.

Guess what! We’re problem solvers!

Be Calm on Ahway Island podcast is part of the solution in this question and answer article by Torie Henderson on what to do when your kids are staying up late. We’re also included in 8 Snow Day Activities That the Whole Family Will Enjoy.

Thanks again and 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.

Did “Stuck in Mud” soothe you to sleep?  Try “Buried Treasure” for another relaxing story.

Thank you for all your support!

Special Announcement!

Special Announcement!

Hello Ahway Islanders!

We are so excited to announce the launch of our Patreon Membership Program!

Writing, recording, editing, and publishing episodes and managing digital platforms is an enormous endeavor.  Offering a Membership Program will help continue to grow Ahway Island, and we hope you will support us!

You’ll be able to choose from 3 Membership Levels.

Our Sparkling Train Members will receive:
  • Access to our Archives — an ever-growing collection of our past episodes available on-demand!
  • Access to an exclusive, new 2nd episode released every Wednesday — just for our Patreon members!
  • Monthly bonus content (which could include extra episodes, exclusive activities, special songs, or other surprises)!
Our Dragon Members will receive all the Sparkling Train benefits, plus the following additional content:
  • Welcome Packet
  • Access to the Meditation Collection
  • Access to the Story Collection
  • And more! (see our Patreon page for more information)
And finally, Ahway World Members will receive all the Sparkling Train and Dragon benefits, plus:
  • A handwritten thank you card
  • Story PDFs
  • A customized episode
  • And more! (see our Patreon page for more information)

Click here for more details. For questions, email theteam@ahwayisland.com

 

Thank you so much for your support! We love our Ahway Islanders!

Toy Repair Shop: a short story and meditation for kids

Toy Repair Shop: a short story and meditation for kids

Uli the unicorn and Alyssa the doll set up a toy repair shop while the kids go to school. Listen in to hear what toys stop by.

Final 3 Dragon Breaths: 7:26

Narrator: Female

Toy Repair Shop Excerpt:

With a whiney, the gentle unicorn encouraged Alyssa to join him for another escapade. Alyssa shook her head and said, “I can’t play today. A lot of toys need my help.”

Uli quickly leaped into the toy box. “Can I help?” the unicorn asked.

Alyssa smiled a bit broader and replied, “That would be great! The race cars need new wheels; Teddy needs to be stitched up; and the blocks need some paint.”

The sparkling unicorn returned her smile as he said. “Ok, we better get going.”

“I knew you’d help.” Alyssa said. “Let’s start with the race cars.” She hopped out of the toy box carrying several new wheels. The doll rolled two wheels over to Uli as three race cars hobbled over.  Then Alyssa addressed the cars saying, “Let’s get these new wheels on so you can get back to racing.”

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

Looking for a podcast to help settle your child in for nap time, bedtime or a break?  You’ll find it on Ahway Island®. Be Calm on Ahway Island® Podcast offers original bedtime stories, like “Toy Repair Shop” paired with meditations for kids. We help them drift off to sleep with a guided relaxation and a calming story. Gently nestled within each podcast episode are mindfulness techniques and positive learning moments.  To learn more about our mission at Ahway Island and our team please visit our website.

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 and purchases. If your child enjoys a good story with a positive message, we would greatly appreciate you purchasing a T-shirt from our shop or making a donation to help us keep your favorite self-soothing podcast 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.

Donate Here

Overall, do you enjoy our stories and self-soothing meditations?

We hope your child loved “Toy Repair Shop” If so, we need your positive reviews to help others find us too. Please leave a 5 star review on your favorite podcast app like Apple Podcasts, our Amazon Alexa Skill page, or our social media pages to share your enthusiasm for our original stories with a positive message!

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!

As a result of your support you’ll find us ranking among the best in the Washington Post article The 25 Best Podcasts for Kids by Frannie Ucciferri under the Best for Bedtime heading. We’re proud to be included in the Top 40 Growth Mindset Podcasts for Kids from Big Life Journal. Feedspot placed us at the #3 spot on their Top 15 Children’s Bedtime Stories Podcasts of 2019 list, in the top 10 of their Top 20 Kids Podcasts of 2019 and 2020 list! ListenNotes, included us in their list of the 9 best podcasts for kids that entertain and educate and VeryWellMind listed us as one of the 20 Best Meditation Podcasts to Listen to in 2019 in an article by Sara Lindberg, M.Ed!

Our most recent accolades are:

As a recommended bedtime podcast for kids on Georgetown Hill’s Early School website, from Parentology, as one of the 15 Most Popular Podcasts for Kids, Tweens, and Teens! We’re also reaching listeners internationally! Sassy Mama in Hong Kong included us in their article on transitioning into the new year, while Haven magazine in Australia included us in their tips for getting through the school holidays.

Guess what! We’re problem solvers!

Be Calm on Ahway Island podcast is part of the solution in this question and answer article by Torie Henderson on what to do when your kids are staying up late. We’re also included in 8 Snow Day Activities That the Whole Family Will Enjoy.

Thanks again and 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.

Did “Toy Repair Shop” soothe you to sleep?  Try “Color Surprise” for another relaxing story.

Thank you for all your support!

Mystery Jug: a calming story with a positive message

Mystery Jug: a calming story with a positive message

Today’s Bedtime Story with a Positive Message: Terry and Charlie truck carefully drive at the edge of the forest.  Charlie gets hot and needs water. What will Terry Truck do to help his friend?

Excerpt from today’s calming bedtime and nap time story with a positive message: Mystery Jug

Warm sunlight filtered through the leaves of the trees at the edge of the woods forming a lacy pattern of light and leaves that covered everything underneath the forest canopy. Terry the truck carefully drove alongside Charlie. As the two trucks drove slowly at the edge of the forest they tried to keep their engines cool. Today, even in the shade, it was hot. Up ahead, Terry noticed a hill causing the little truck to wonder how they would climb it in the heat.

Today’s Meditation: Relax in the grass as you imagine sunlight warming you from head to toe.

Looking for a source of positive messaging for your little one?  You’ll find it on Ahway Island. Be Calm on Ahway Island Podcast offers original bedtime stories & meditations for kids. We help them drift off to sleep with a guided relaxation and a calming story. Gently nestled within each podcast episode are mindfulness techniques and positive learning moments.  To learn more about our mission at Ahway Island and our team please visit our website.

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 and purchases. If your child enjoys a good story with a positive message, we would greatly appreciate you purchasing a T-shirt from our shop or making a donation to help us keep this self-soothing podcast 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.

Donate Here

Overall, do you enjoy our stories and self-soothing meditations?

We hope your child loves “Mystery Jug: a calming story with a positive message.” If so, we need your positive reviews to help others find us too. Please leave a 5 star review on your favorite podcast app like Apple Podcasts, our Amazon Alexa Skill page, or our social media pages to share your enthusiasm for our original stories with a positive message!

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! As a result of your support you can check us out in the Washington Post article The 25 Best Podcasts for Kids by Frannie Ucciferri under the Best for Bedtime heading. We’re also proud to be included in the Top 40 Growth Mindset Podcasts for Kids from Big Life Journal. Discover our top 10 listing in Feedspot’s top 20 Kids Podcasts of 2019 ! Our most recent accolade is from ListenNotes, as one of 9 best podcasts for kids that entertain and educate! Thanks again and 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! Here’s another story you’re sure to enjoy!  Flying Friends