Start a free trial of Sparkle Stories now!

SparkleCast Episode 14 – Sibling Rivalry with Dr. Carrie Contey

Dr. Carrie Contey is not your typical parenting expert. Her work offers a new perspective on children, parenting, family life, and being a healthy, happy, whole human being....

SparkleCast Episode 13 – For the Love of Science with Podcasts "Tumble," "Brains On!" and "The Show about Science"

This week’s SparkleCast features three producers and hosts of popular science podcasts for kids, who joined us from around the country:...

Of Forests and Fairy Tales – a Child’s True Home

Children are at home in woods, on a farm and in their backyards. We know this is true. We can see it in the the way they wander around trees, the way they bend over to study a stone, the way they smile at a flower or widen their eyes at a mushroom. They are calm, they are inspired – and full of wonder. The outdoors is a healing place, a safe place and a place that is familiar to children....

SparkleCast Episode 12 – The Gifts of Outdoor Education with Meghan Fitzgerald

Meghan Fitzgerald is an outdoor education expert and co-founder, along with her husband, Brian, of Tinkergarten®. Tinkergarten provides engaging, early-childhood education in the healthiest classroom of all – the outdoors. They match families with leaders in their local community who offer activity-based kids classes that help kids develop the skills that matter most – all while having fun!...