Be Calm on Ahway Island® Podcast features relaxing, original short stories for kids!  Each episode begins with a guided meditation and contains a positive message — perfect for bedtime, nap time, or any time it’s relax time!

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396. Race Tracks: a calming story and meditation for bedtime

Billy builds a race track for his toy cars….but then his little sister Emily wants to play with it, too.


817. Sunny Solution: a calming bedtime story and meditation

Kiwoo Lizard finds that his favorite basking rock has been covered by a branch! How will he move it?


816. Astronaut Dragon: a story and relaxation for kids

Callie and Anora embark on an exciting space adventure with Dragon, exploring imaginary constellations.


395. Bus on Break: a children’s bedtime story and meditation

Bobby the Bus is surprised to be wakened early on a summer morning. After all, he's a bus on break.


815. Imaginative Grass: a calming bedtime and nap time story for kids

A patch of grass has never seen what's on the other side of the big rock, so they use their imagination to think of what could possible be there.


814. Ahway Arcade: a meditation and soothing child’s tale

Joe and Theresa meet Lisa at the Arcade, and Theresa learns a lesson about communication.


394. Something Nice: a relaxing meditation and bedtime story

Tad the toad decides to share something nice with the entire forest on a sunny day.


813. Peaceful Pond: a mindful story and meditation for kids

Oliver Elephant wants to be rowdy at the pond, but Hettie Hippo is in the mood for more quiet games. What will they do?


812. Kind Cleaner Fish: a relaxing kids’ meditation and bedtime story

Saori Parrotfish explores the ocean, meets friends, and get some help from a friendly cleaner fish.


393. Cozy Cave: a relaxation and story for your naptime routine

As they relax in Helen's backyard, the kids discuss the cozy cave they discovered in the forest. Wondering if it might be Dragon's cave, they decide to find out.


811. Birthday Bounce: a kids’ guided relaxation and calming story

Takoda the teddy bear celebrates Jeff's birthday and discovers a bouncy house for the first time!


810. Gymnastics Galore: a bedtime story and meditation story for kids

Alice brings her cousin Allie to the gym and shows her all the different gymnastic equipment!


392. Colorful Crayons: a calming meditation and story

Colorful crayons rest in their container. Soon they begin to slide out onto the table. What masterpieces will the crayons help create today?


809. Loon Lessons: an original short story for kids

Dragon feels like it might be time for a change and goes looking for a new place to stay. Where will Dragon find a home?


808. Dragon’s New Home: a children’s story and guided relaxation

Dragon feels like it might be time for a change and goes looking for a new place to stay. Where will Dragon find a home?


391. Relaxing Rain: a kids’ relaxation and calming tale

Dragon still doesn't like loud storms, but the kids share some helpful ways to cope!


807. The Noisy Machine: a bedtime story and meditation story for kids

Missy the dog has a fun day filled with sunshine, a cozy bath, and a noisy new tool that, at first, seems scary but turns out to be helpful...


805. The Card Castle: a meditation and story for your bedtime routine

Emily and her brother Billy build a tall tower of cards on a cold winter day.


390. Cheerful Chat: a bedtime story and meditation story for kids

Roly the robot learns how to talk to Billy and Emily through the tablet. Now they can have a cheerful chat!


804. Balancing Act: a relaxing bedtime story for children

Colin Car helps Courtney go camping by carrying all her luggage on the roof! Will he be able to balance it all?


803. Charming Chestnut: a kids’ guided relaxation and calming story

Odin the owl joins Peanut Squirrel and Babette Bunny to plant a chestnut so it can grow into a strong, tall tree.


389. Little Pond: a soothing bedtime story and relaxation

Zara the kitten wakes up from her nap to find Dylan the duck is gone. Knowing he likes to swim in a little pond, Zara searches the house. Where...


802. Dancing Dragon: a calming meditation and story for kids

Dragon hears a t-tapping sound in the forest and learns a new type of dance from Ballet Bunny!


801. Forest Finds: a calming bedtime and nap time story with a positive message

Andy and his dad go on a hike and try to find all the animals and plants on Andy's list.


388. A Good Idea: a calming bedtime story for children

Javier has a good idea. Winfield and Brian are eager to hear what it is. Will the kids be able to contain their excitement?


800. Shiny Adventure: a mindful story and meditation for kids

Saira Sand Crab and Sandy Seagull uncover a mysterious piece of sea glass on the beach!


799. Soft and Loud: a calming story and meditation for bedtime

Clara Clarinet learns the importance of listening when she meets Portia Piano.


386. Catching Kindness: a children’s bedtime story and meditation

Holly the green airplane has a great idea! She wants to spread the feeling of love and kindness across the island. How will she do it?


798. Shapes in the Stars: a soothing meditation and bedtime story

Callie and her parents have an evening of dancing and imagination under a bright, starry sky.


797. Singing Bamboo: an original short story for kids

Huan and Baba the pandas embark on an adventure in the windy forest to discover the source of a mysterious song.


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