He’s back! If you listened to episode #11 you know how much the Good Stuff Family love Johnny Bregar’s music. It was such a treat to welcome Johnny back to talk about his new record ‘Imaginary Universe’. Be sure to listen all the way through to hear the full new song ‘I Play Music’.read more
Have you ever done any long distance backpacking or hiking? I’ve tried a little, with no success. Joel Salvino on the other hand loves it! So much so that he’s trying to create a new connected trail system called the Wild West Trail in the Idaho area that would be the HUGE! I learned a ton during this talk about supplies and gear. Get outside and hike.read more
Mat Reiffe has had a really cool, and different, music career. He was instrumental (pun!) in helping Kidz Bop become the global phenomenon it is today. Now he’s involved in another project called Lullapop Lullabies which is lullaby versions of some of the biggest hits in pop music, and they sound goooooood! Really good. And don’t miss a very very special 4+1read more
This episode will definitely spark your creative thoughts! Tami and Greg from the Paper Canoe Company have some really amazing projects for kids and families that you have to check out! This quote from their website sums up what they are all about ‘Paper Canoe creates stories that make kids feel like grown ups and make grown ups feel like kids.’ Do you think that Tami looks familiar? Well, she just might if you’ve seen the Never Ending Story where she played the role of the Child-like Empress!
I also caught up with Uncle D who tells me all about how he’s going to spend his saturday. Driving his “dog baby” to Louisville! That doesn’t sound funny, but it is!read more
I love The Go! Team. The music that they make is phenomenal and brilliant and incorporates so many different styles that I love. I was thrilled to be able to talk to Ian Parton from the band about the song ‘Chain Link Fence’ from their brand new album ‘Semicircle’. I loved that the lyrices talked about working on a relationship. The ideas are as important for adults as they are for kids. Granted, this episode is a bit of a departure, but I do think there are a lot of relevant ideas for kids and families in this conversation with Ian. Be sure to listen all the way through to hear the song ‘Chain Link Fence’ by The Go! Team and check out their new album ‘Semicircle’.read more
I got to talk to Pevan & Sarah during the hottest part of the Australian summer. I mostly spoke to Sarah actually, and Manny another big part of Pevan and Sarah. Pevan was keeping cool in the air conditioning and couldn’t make our chat. That’s ok with me. I don’t know how much I’d have to say to a tiger! Luckily Sarah and Manny were really fun to talk to and could answer all of my questions about Pevan without putting me in danger. You’ll love hearing about some great music makers from Australia. Stay tuned to the end of the show to hear Pevan & Sarah’s song ‘Keep it Moving’. My four year old loves this one!read more
Mr. Eric hosts and is a major part of the creative team behind What If World. I am a major major fan and so are my kids. I will even directly point you to episode #65 which Mr. Eric just released this week. He asked me to be a part of the show! I had such a blast. Hope you’ll check that out, and I think you’ll enjoy this conversation with Mr. Eric as much as I did. We got into it! So fun.
What if World is a podcast for kids and families that improvises stories out of “what if” questions that kids send in. From Mr. Eric’s website: “What if there were a never-ending bowl of ice cream? What if cats ruled the world? Join Abacus P Grumbler, Randall Radbot, and Whendiana Joan as they help Mr. Eric tell wacky stories inspired by your questions! Call to leave a voicemail at 205-605-WHAT and be featured on the show.”read more
Do you love what you do? Alex ‘The Zaniac’ Zerbe does! He’s a family friendly comedian who also juggles and happens to be a world record hackey sack-er. There’s also a “Love” themed 4+1 just in time for valentines day. You should also follow the hashtag #allkindsoflove brought to you by many of your friends at Kids Listen. All kinds of different takes on the theme of Love from some of your favorite kid and family friendly podcasts! Be sure to check out Book Power for Kids, Book Club for Kids, and the Cozy Corner Podcast.read more
Prolific! Clever! Fun! All of those words describe Uncle Dox. He’s a hip hop loving kids musician from Minnesota who is putting out all kinds of great music! He is also a partner in a brand new band called banana². We’ll get to that at some point soon, right Unc? Be sure to check out Uncle Dox’s music here and listen for his song Ooey Gooey Dewey at the end of the show!read more
Scott Graham started an after school program that has developed into a regional success story. He even started a summer camp called Camp Kahuna to continue the great work of his organization. His work with Kids 4 Kids has earned him a Meritorious Service Decoration...read more