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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606: Hat Adventure: a relaxation and story for your nap time routine

When Britney and Alma Raincoat walk to Grammy's house in the rain and wind, Halima Hat has an adventure of her own.

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237. Vacation!: a relaxing story and meditation for kids

While playing on the beach, Max and Mia learn that they need to think about how other people feel while playing.

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604: Rainy Ramble: a calming meditation and story for kids

Alma Raincoat is ready to spend some fun time in the rain...but one of her buttons is missing!

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235. Playful Plow: a relaxing story and mindful relaxation

Sidney Snow Plow has a big day clearing snow, and still makes time to say hi to their friends!

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602: Park Playtime: a meditation and story for your bedtime routine

Max wants to play frisbee with his friends at the park but remembers he promised to walk Zip Yorkie Dog with Grandma Tang first.

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234. Pretending Possum: a calming meditation and kid’s story

Petunia Possum is shy but wants new friends. She pretends to sleep when they are around, afraid of being rejected.

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600: The King of the Shelter: a relaxing meditation and kid’s story

It's Adoption Day at the Ahway Island Animal Shelter and Larry Iguana is grateful for his Shelter family.

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233. Musical Moments: a kids’ relaxation and story

Dragon finds themself having a fantastic musical adventure on the beach.

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597: Chipmunk Challenge: a relaxing story for kids

Chelsea and Abby Chipmunk gather snacks before a storm comes. Chelsea doesn't like storms, but Abby helps her stay calm.

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232. Clean Up!: a relaxation and story for your nap time routine

After a big day of playing after school, Mike looks around his room and decides it's time to clean up!

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595: Eel Encounter: a nap time story and relaxation for kids

Sandy Seagull meets Mildred Moray Eel and tries to help her get back into her home but Sandy can't swim underwater. How will the little seagull help her new...

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231. The Gift Box: a bedtime story and relaxation for kids

Chance Cardboard Box has a transformative adventure, leading to him lending a helping hand!

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593: Merry Berry Picnic: a mindful story and guided relaxation

Rob and Rebel Raccoon get some help from Bertie Bat when they realize they didn't think a plan through carefully.

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230. The Light Parade: a relaxing story and meditation for kids

Frankie Firetruck prepares for the holiday light parade, excited to show off his lights and sirens. He wonders what the kids would like most to see.

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591: The Big Race: a calming meditation and story for kids

Brian and his friends have a great time racing around Brian's neighborhood.

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229. A Surprising Friend: a meditation and calming story

Skyler Skunk wants to play with other animals, and everyone has to look past their differences.

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589: The New Toy: a kids’ relaxation and story

Alyssa Doll learns about similarities and differences when she meets a new toy named Neil Nutcracker.

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228. Friendly Frogs: a calming meditation and children’s story

Dragon visits beach and thanks Benji and Paula, and meets some new friends as well. 

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587: Friendly Football a relaxing story for kids

Eddie goes to visit his friend Javier to play with a football but Eddie doesn't want to get dirty. Will Eddie be able to play with his friend? ...

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227. Your Turn: a calming bedtime and nap time story for children

James and Julia have decided to play, and James is letting his sister pick the games.

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585. A Different Princess: a mindful bedtime story

Allie and Anora learn that there is more than one way to play princess.

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226. Switch Tracks: a relaxing meditation and bedtime story

Amy meets another engine on tracks, and has to share time and space.

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583. A Safe Space: a children’s meditation and story

Avi Axolotl learns how to keep himself calm when he's brought to a new place with new people to meet.

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225. Feeling Off: a calming short story for children

The Sparkling Train is feeling off. Noticing the Train seems a bit grouchy the engineer schedules a check up. Will the train feel better?

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581. Having A Ball: a meditation and calming bedtime story

Oceana Sea Otter gets out of her comfort zone and helps out some humans when she plays with her good friend Alonzo Sea Otter.

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224. Trash Trouble: a calming meditation and story for kids

The raccoons play in the trash cans. While Rebel and Riley enjoy their snack, Rob has some trash troubles until his friends help him out.

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579. Exciting Excursion: a meditation and kid’s tale

Morgan Mole meets a new friend who shares a similar sense of smell!

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223. Warm Memories: a meditation and kid’s tale

Touched by the animals' help, Dragon relaxes in the warm memories of all Dragon's friends. Maybe it's time to visit them again.

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577. Forever Home: a mindful story and relaxation

Gilbert Goldfish finds a forever home and helps a friend along the way.

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222. The Tunnel Trip!: a children’s bedtime story and meditation

Billy and Emily are going for another ride on the train. This time they're taking a tunnel trip!

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