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  • "Birthday" is a captivating six-episode podcast series that delves into the multifaceted nature of birthday celebrations across time and cultures. Each episode offers a rich tapestry of history, tradition, psychology, and modern influence surrounding the ways we celebrate one of life’s most universal milestones—our birthdays. From the ancient roots of birthday observances in civilizations like Egypt and Rome to the significant impact of social media in today's globalized world, "Birthday" explores how these celebrations reflect and influence societal values, personal identity, and economic trends. Listeners will enjoy a blend of expert interviews, cultural insights, and personal stories that illuminate the joys, expectations, and sometimes complex emotions tied to birthday festivities. Whether examining the commercialization of these celebrations or the special significance of milestone birthdays, this series unravels the deep connections we share through the simple act of marking another year of life. Join us on a journey through time and tradition as we celebrate the art and evolution of the birthday.

  • Here at Story time with Ms Clarisa, listen as your favorite books and some new treasures come to life with the talented reading from Author C. D. Hyson. Each week embark on an audio journey for all ages and all hearts. Whether its with the family , after school, or just passing the time. It's story time all the time. If you love what you hear please feel free to donate through Anchor, or you can cash app me @ $CDHyson. Support this podcast:

  • I read famous children’s books in English, Spanish and Portuguese for my sons. I truly believe that curiosity keeps our hearts and souls young and I also believe that books feed curiosity. This is a platform for all parents to feel connected to their children even when they are separated. This is dedicated to my younger son Martin in Colombia and to my older son Matias in the US. They are my inspiration and they are my drive.

  • Beau and mum read our favourite books and you can request books for us to read too.

    Email us at [email protected]

  • Welcome to Little Listeners' Library and Stories, the podcast where we bring the magic of storytelling directly to your family. As a parent, I understand the joy of sharing stories and books with your little ones, and how the hustle and bustle of life can make it hard to find the time. Thats where I come in! As a fellow parent who knows firsthand how much children love listening to stories. Each episode of Little Listeners' Library is thoughtfully curated with busy parents and curious kids in mind. Support the Podcast Support this podcast:

  • Kids: Just like many of you, my daughter has a wonderfully wild imagination. With the help of a special computer friend (ChatGPT 3.5 right now), we turn her fantastic ideas into bedtime stories to share with everyone.

    Parents: Play this podcast when you need a break from reading bedtime stories or to keep your kids entertained on a long car ride. Rest assured that although AI created these stories, they have been meticulously reviewed by a parent (me!) to ensure they are child-friendly.

    Happy listening!

  • A podcast that dives deep into the unfiltered, emotional rollercoaster of motherhood. A place where we unite as mothers, swapping stories from the trenches that will make you laugh, cry, or maybe just nod along as they resonate with you. Join me, Beth, a stay at home mum raising two young children the unconventional way. You'll hear from some of my closest friends and people who have inspired me on my journey to raising our children the way we do.

  • Whether you’ve just learned the difficult news of your baby’s cleft lip/palate, you’re in the middle of your cleft lip/palate journey, or you’re a seasoned pro who knows the many challenges of children who are born with clefts all too well, this podcast is for you!

    Join your host, Laura C. Arroyo, mother of a daughter born with a cleft palate, in a weekly conversation about everything from feeding and speech therapy to surgeries and genetics. We’ll share tips and advice from other moms who have been there and even share a little joy in the process.

    If you're a cleft mom, or if you know someone who is, please subscribe to the Our Forever Smiles Podcast. We're here to support you on your journey.

    Want to share your story or sponsor the show? Email us at [email protected]

  • This podcast is all about addressing the elephant in the room by asking the questions all Stepmums want answers to, sharing real honest stories and normalizing the modern blended family.

    But this podcast is also for the Dad, Birth Mum and Extended Family Members too!

    Based In London, UK

  • French Bulldogs Explained
    The French Bulldog, affectionately known as the Frenchie, has captured the hearts of many dog lovers around the world. This breed, characterized by its bat-like ears, wrinkled face, and compact, muscular body, has a history, temperament, and care needs that are as unique as its appearance. This essay delves into the origins, characteristics, health considerations, and the growing popularity of French Bulldogs.
    Historical Background
    Origins and Development
    The French Bulldog's lineage can be traced back to the 19th century in England. Initially bred as a smaller version of the English Bulldog, these miniature bulldogs were popular among lace workers in Nottingham. During the Industrial Revolution, many of these lace workers migrated to France, taking their miniature bulldogs with them. In France, these dogs were crossed with other breeds, possibly terriers and pugs, leading to the development of what we now recognize as the French Bulldog.
    Recognition and Evolution
    By the late 19th century, the breed had become immensely popular in France, particularly among Parisian society. The French Bulldog was first recognized by the American Kennel Club (AKC) in 1898. Over the years, selective breeding has emphasized certain unique features like the breedโ€™s signature bat ears and compact, muscular physique.
    Physical Characteristics
    French Bulldogs are small but robust dogs, weighing under 28 pounds. They have a square-shaped, compact body with a muscular build. Their most distinctive features include large, bat-like ears, a short snout, and deep wrinkles around their flat faces. Their coat is short, smooth, and comes in various colors and patterns.
    Size and Lifespan
    Typically, French Bulldogs stand about 11 to 12 inches tall at the shoulder. They have a lifespan of 10 to 12 years, though this can vary depending on their health and living conditions.
    Temperament and Behavior
    French Bulldogs are known for their affectionate, easygoing nature. They are generally friendly, sociable, and get along well with children and other pets. Despite their small size, they often display a bold, confident demeanor.
    Intelligence and Trainability
    Frenchies are intelligent and can be trained, but they also have a streak of stubbornness. Consistent, positive reinforcement methods work best with this breed. Early socialization and puppy training classes are recommended.
    Health Considerations
    Common Health Issues
    Like many purebred dogs, French Bulldogs are prone to specific health issues. These include brachycephalic syndrome due to their short snout, which can cause breathing difficulties. Other common issues include allergies, skin conditions, and spinal disorders. Obesity can be a concern and should be carefully managed.
    Veterinary Care and Maintenance
    Regular veterinary check-ups are essential for maintaining a Frenchie's health. Due to their flat faces, itโ€™s crucial to monitor their breathing and avoid overheating. Their skin folds require regular cleaning to prevent infections. A balanced diet and regular exercise are vital for their overall well-being.
    Popularity and Cultural Impact
    Current Popularity
    In recent years, French Bulldogs have seen a surge in popularity, often ranking among the top five most popular breeds in the United States and the United Kingdom. Their adaptability to apartment living and their affectionate nature make them particularly appealing to urban dwellers.
    In Media and Society
    French Bulldogs frequently appear in media and celebrity circles, contributing to their popularity. Their distinctive look and charming personality make them a favorite in films, advertisements, and on social media.
    The French Bulldog is a breed that combines a unique physical appearance with a delightful temperament. While they require specific care due to their health predispositions, their loving and playful nature makes them cherished companions for many. Understanding the breedโ€™s history, characteristics, and needs is crucial for anyone considering bringing a Frenchie into their home. As a symbol of affection and companionship, the French Bulldog continues to win the hearts of dog enthusiasts around the world. Thanks for listening to Quiet Please. Remember to like and share wherever you get your podcasts.

  • Drift off to sleep with a calming meditation and classic kids bedtime story.

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  • Ever wondered how an episode of Bluey, the #1 Australian children's TV show, is made? Join Bluey creator and showrunner Joe Brumm and members of the design, animation and production team as they talk shop about what goes into making the global phenomena.

    Behind Bluey is a rare opportunity for super fans, parents / carers and screen professionals to hear directly from some of the key Bluey creatives. They share warts-and-all stories of the screen craft and how they make each episode super special.

    Each podcast episode is full of spoilers, so make sure to check the TV episode on ABC iview before pressing play, exclusively on ABC listen.

  • Get ready to hear your favorite stories remixed with beats and hooks that you canโ€™t find in books!

    In Once Upon a Beat, host DJ Fyรผtch and his sidekick/turntable Baby Scratch drop the needle on classic stories, spinning them up with a hip-hop twist. Theyโ€™re turning the tables on your favorite fables โ€“ putting the Rap in Rapunzel, letting Goldilocks rock out, and helping the Ugly Duckling march to his own beat! Where hip hop and fables meet, It's Once Upon a Beat!

    Listen to Once Upon A Beat early and ad-free on Wondery+. Join Wondery+ in the Wondery App or Wondery Kids+ on Apple Podcasts. Start your free trial by visiting now.

  • Donโ€™t let the beige wardrobe fool you, every Mum has a mobster in her. Join us fortnightly to uncover their stories of life, business, careers, body image, relationships, self worth, hardship and hobbies.

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  • Welcome to Parenting Neurodivergent Kids Together brought to you by The Neurodivergent Family Toolbox parenting programme.
    In this podcast with a distinctly New Zealand flavour, we chat with parents, neurodivergent folk and experts who share their insights and experiences on navigating the unique and complex path of raising neurodivergent kids.

    Hosted by Tanya Valentin, mum of 3 neurodivergent kids, family coach and passionate AuDHD advocate, this weekly podcast shares candid conversations, triumphs, challenges and helpful strategies to support you in raising your neurodivergent children.

  • Sharing stories of strong fathers. Each week Ryan interviews some of his favorite dads from around the globe, as they discuss the successes, struggles, and rich rewards of being a father. Fatherhood is one of the most important โ€œcareersโ€ any man can take on, and how we navigate this role shapes our children - and if we let it, will sharpen and shape our lives as men too. So with a mix of heartfelt & humor, the podcast dives deep into fatherhood life along with other topics like marriage, sports & film. Thank you for joining us on this journey of becoming a strong father. To find out more, including full episode transcripts, please visit:

  • Join Suzy & Friends for a weekly slice of a Kiwi kidโ€™s life! Kids share their thoughts, talents, and tales; and hosts Suzy Cato and Trevor Plant share songs, stories, and silliness; and thereโ€™s always loads of love and laughter! Made with support from NZ On Air.

  • Readings from classic stories and poems for the young and the young at heart.