loader from loading.io

Reading With Your Kids - Make Your Dreams Come True

Reading With Your Kids Podcast

Release Date: 03/09/2017

Raffi Returns! show art Raffi Returns!

Reading With Your Kids Podcast

This episode of Reading with Your Kids features an interview with the one and only Raffi!  International children's recording artist Raffi returns to the show to celebrate his new album "Penny Penguin," which was inspired by his observations of birds like penguins. He enjoyed collaborating with the Good Lovelies on many songs, praising their strong work ethic and creativity. Music educator and author Frank Coates presented his debut children's book "There's Something in My Closet," about overcoming bedtime anxiety through positive affirmations. Both guests shared how they engage children...

info_outline
Encouraging Creativity & Good Mental Health show art Encouraging Creativity & Good Mental Health

Reading With Your Kids Podcast

This episode of Reading with Your Kids Welcomed talented author - illustrators Ashley Belote and Pan Cooke. Ashley Beloit is on to celebrate her picture book "Don't Wash Winston." She shared the inspiration behind the story of a boy afraid to put his teddy bear in the washing machine. Host Jed Doherty related this to his own experiences with his daughter's beloved stuffed animal. Ashley discussed her career path studying children's literature illustration. She emphasized the importance of writing from personal experiences and encouraging children's creativity. The second guest was Pan Cook,...

info_outline
Addressing Big Concepts Simply For Little Minds show art Addressing Big Concepts Simply For Little Minds

Reading With Your Kids Podcast

This episode of Reading with Your Kids featured several children's book authors discussing their work. Kathleen Long Bostrom talked about her book "Daddy, Tell Me a Story," which was inspired by reading with her own kids. She emphasized the importance of empowering children through storytelling and letting them solve problems in books. Christina Dixon discussed her book "I Am the Moon," which came from questioning with her son about what life would be like on the moon. She highlighted the value of nurturing children's curiosity and imagination. Sarah Gaston shared that she writes "relatable...

info_outline
Celebrating Ramadan and Entrepreneurship show art Celebrating Ramadan and Entrepreneurship

Reading With Your Kids Podcast

This episode of Reading With Your Kids featured discussions about entrepreneurship and business with teenagers Finley Scurlock and Jason Liaw, authors of the book "Down to Business." The authors shared their experiences interviewing over 50 entrepreneurs for the book and encouraged other teens to pursue their passions. They credited their success to taking risks at a young age. The speakers discussed how Gen Z and Gen Alpha are entrepreneurial generations who want to solve problems through business. However, entrepreneurship education is lacking in schools. They argued it should be a...

info_outline
Dive Into Underwater Forests & Social Emotional Skills! show art Dive Into Underwater Forests & Social Emotional Skills!

Reading With Your Kids Podcast

This episode of Reading with Your Kids featured fascinating discussions about science, books, and education. Jennifer Swanson, our dean of all things STEM & STEAM, shared her work exploring an ancient underwater forest off the coast of Alabama through her new book The Lost Forest. She emphasized the importance of sparking curiosity in children through hands-on learning. Serena Li then discussed the mission of Duck Duck Books to teach social-emotional skills through diverse children's literature. Her personal story highlighted how these skills can impact mental health and family...

info_outline
Mirrors & Windows, The Power Of Diverse Kids' Books show art Mirrors & Windows, The Power Of Diverse Kids' Books

Reading With Your Kids Podcast

Today's episode of Reading With Your Kids celebrates the importance of inclusivity and diversity in children's literature. Crystal Foote discussed her book "Inclusivity Superheroes," which features characters with unique abilities to promote acceptance of differences. She hopes it will help teach children lessons about diversity at a young age. Jed Doherty shared a personal story of how embracing inclusivity allowed him to meet his wife.. Dr. Christine Ko discussed her book "Sound Switch Wonder," co-written with her son Owen about his experience with cochlear implants. She explained how...

info_outline
How Co-Reading Can Help Kids Navigate Tough Emtions & History show art How Co-Reading Can Help Kids Navigate Tough Emtions & History

Reading With Your Kids Podcast

This episode of Reading with Your Kids featured conversations with two authors of middle grade novels. Stephanie Brick discussed her book "The Secret Doors of Cannondale," about an outcast girl who discovers secret portals to magical worlds. Brick drew inspiration from her childhood love of exploring secret passageways and hideouts. She and Jed Doherty talked about how co-reading books can help kids build resilience through discussing themes like self-esteem and loss. Adam Gidwitz then shared about his spy thriller "Max in the House of Spies," inspired by true stories of children rescued from...

info_outline
Fostering Community & Kinship As We Celebrate Easter show art Fostering Community & Kinship As We Celebrate Easter

Reading With Your Kids Podcast

  Matthew Paul Turner is on Reading With Your Kids to celebrate his children's book "You Will Always Belong." He explained that the book encourages children to feel a sense of self-acceptance and belonging. Matthew emphasized that loving oneself is important for truly loving and accepting others. He discussed previously feeling called to provide his own children with a healthy introduction to God through children's literature. Matthew shared his experience finishing a deceased friend's unfinished books, saying it helped with the grieving process. He found it powerful when a pastor later...

info_outline
Avoid Becoming A Phone Zombie Parent show art Avoid Becoming A Phone Zombie Parent

Reading With Your Kids Podcast

On this episode of the Reading with Your Kids podcast we have the pleasure of meeting authors Chiara Columbi and Heather Duke.  Chiara Colombi, discussed her debut picture book Rocket Ship Solo Trip. She drew inspiration from her love of space and desire to foster science interest in her kids. The book taps into emotions of new experiences. Jedlie shared memories of storytelling for his kids and its impact. He stressed developing emotional intelligence through stories. Heather Duke, shared creating her book Two Shoes from an improvised story for her son. She found publishing unexpectedly...

info_outline
Celebrating Healthy Habits & Diversity! show art Celebrating Healthy Habits & Diversity!

Reading With Your Kids Podcast

On this episode of Reading with Your Kids we celebrate healthy habit and diversity with Dr Rachel Wellner and Erin Danelle Russell. Dr. Rachel Wellner is the author of the Doctoroo #PictureBook series. Doctoroo is a marsupial doctor who travels the world helping animals and children. Dr. Wellner tells us she created Doctoroo to teach kids important health lessons in an engaging way. The books take readers on magical medical adventures while promoting preventative healthcare. Jedlie and Dr. Wellner talked about how parents can use the books to start important conversations about health with...

info_outline
 
More Episodes

Jedlie uses magic to encourage your kids to make their dreams come true

Today we are joined by best selling author Angie Flores. Angie is the author of the beautiful new children's book "Cub's Wish". Making wishes for a wishing star is not always as easy as it seems, especially knowing the wish may be granted. Cub's Wish brings out the sweet moments of conversation between parent and child and the understanding that sometimes we all need a little guidance to achieve our dreams.

Click here to get your copy of Angie's best selling book Cub's Wish