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Storybox Playlist: Stories to Inspire Screen Free Fun!

This week we are encouraging all Sparklers to have a screen-free week. Screens can be fun and helpful in limited amounts, but there are so many other very fun things to do in the world. Here are some story suggestions in which the characters have lots of fun playing or crafting without screens....

Storybox Playlist: Our Best Easter Stories

Easter and spring are a fabulous time of growth and birth. Flowers are emerging, fruit trees are blossoming, birds are making nests and laying eggs, bees are buzzing everywhere. We've rounded up some of our best stories about this time of year for you to share with your kids....

Storybox Playlist: Our Sleepiest Stories

Sleep. I love sleep. When I was a kid, I never wanted to go to sleep (like many kids). There was so much to do in the day! But as I grew older, I started to really appreciate sleep. Now I see sleep much like the process of recharging an empty battery. Good, consistent sleep helps me recharge all my systems and keeps my brain happy and my body working well. I tell this to my children and try to teach them to value sleep as well. This week we are encouraging you and your children to get some good sleep. Here are some stories to help....

Storybox Playlist: Stories for the Sensitive Child

This week we are honoring the sensitive child. It's important with sensitive children to have a tool kit of words and actions that can help them navigate big energy and big emotions. This week, I've rounded up some stories that will help fill out your tool kit for just this purpose....

Storybox Playlist: Big Energy in Little People

Big Energy in children (and grownups too) can come in many packages. It can look like a wave of excitement bouncing off the walls and running around yelling. Or it can be an all-out flop-on-the-ground tantrum of doom that lasts for an hour. This energy is neither good nor bad — it's just big. As we look at Big Energy this week, I wanted to share with you a few stories to help manage those intense moments....