Sparkle Stories Blog
A home for Sparkle audio stories, crafts, recipes, and kind words!
Finding Our Superpowers with Dr. Carrie Contey
Dr. Carrie Contey shares her best tips and tools for finding our superselves in a power-packed video conversation with Lisabeth.
Storybox Playlist: Not All Superheroes Wear Capes
Nine stories that prove everyday people can be truly super.
Meet the Dory Horde
The Dory Horde: The City of Eight (Book Three) includes complex story lines and intricate family relationships – plus the narrative jumps episodically between different locations and characters! Here's a quick guide to everyone in the collection.
Which Fairy Are You?
Take the Sparkle quiz to find out which fairy magic you have within.
Recipe Round-up: 5 Snacks for Helpers (All Hands On Deck)
Staying fueled when you’re working hard is key to motivation and success.
6 Ways to (Truly!) Make Cleaning Fun
Games that actually get kids excited about cleaning up.
Stock Your Cleaning Kit for Kids
It's time to clean — but where to begin? Stocking a kid-friendly cleaning kit with simple supplies will set the stage for your family to create a fresh and clean home.
Stories to Help You Find Peace and Quiet
Start by taking a deep breath. Then press play.
Storybox Playlist: Stories to Help Around the House
A little inspiration can go a long way in motivating your children to clean. These seven stories are just the encouragement they need.
Stories to Bring Motion to Emotion
Inspiration to get the body moving, even when you don’t want to.
An Interview with Lisabeth for the Growth Mindset Parenting Summit
Lisabeth was honored to be a part of the Growth Mindset Parenting Summit, hosted by Amy Doeun. In this conversation, they talk about using stories to support a peaceful home.
Foods That Make You Smile Round-Up
Eight activities that actually encourage your kids to play with their food!
Storybox Playlist: Stories to Inspire Joy
Listen in as this fun cast of Sparkle characters inspires you to find joy throughout every day.
Sometimes You Just Need a Laugh Playlist
These 10 funny tales are sure to keep you and your children giggling throughout the day.
Storybox Playlist: Feel All the Feels
This playlist stars little kids with big feelings. Listen as they learn to accept, identify, and share them.
Loving Yourself Playlist
February may be the month to celebrate love, but are we remembering to include ourselves in that celebration? Dive into this storybox playlist for inspiration!
Original Stories from Our Partner, Restorative Storytelling
Have you ever wanted to tell your own original stories to your children? Listen in on these six stories written and recorded by students from the Restorative Storytelling program.
Storybox Playlist: Love Is in the Air!
These audio stories for little ears show the many ways love can be experienced.
Sparkle Craft: A Special Valentine Tote
Add a little sparkle to Valentine’s Day this year with this easy-to-make gift bag.
Busy Hands, Calm Minds
Working with your hands can bring joy, a sense of calm, and a feeling of well-being.