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The Brilliant Firefly: Reborn Part 4 (of 4)


Jillian Jayes has become something greater than herself, but has she bit off more than she can chew? Find out in the conclusion to Book 1 of The Brilliant Firefly, our serial superhero story! Support the show at patreon.com/stories. Thank you all for listening!

Lighting the way for sea turtles at Gulf Islands National Seashore

We don’t know much about the long life of a sea turtle, since it’s mostly spent in the ocean. When they do come ashore to lay their eggs, we know the babies use the moon and stars to guide them back to sea. But what happens when hotels and houses and streetlights compete for their attention?

Surviving the desert at Joshua Tree National Park

The desert is hot, dry and deadly. But plenty of plants and animals thrive there. How do they do it? We’ll learn the tricks trees, bats and roadrunners use to make it in Joshua Tree National Park in California.

Making the sands sing at Great Sand Dunes National Park

When an avalanche happens at the Great Sand Dunes in Colorado, it sounds like the sand is singing. Huh? How? Why? We learn about the special sand and the specific conditions that make this acoustic phenomenon possible.

Tracking wild horses at Assategue Island National Seashore

The wild horses at Assateague Island National Seashore in Maryland are very popular, but they’re also an invasive species. We find out how park rangers are giving people a chance to see the horses while also protecting the native plants and animals FROM the horses.

23: How Is Chocolate Made?

How is chocolate made? Why can’t we eat chocolate all the time? Why does chocolate melt? Why can’t dogs eat chocolate? In this episode, we travel to Taza Chocolate in Somerville, Massachusetts to get some answers. Plus, we visit a coffee roaster in Maine to learn about this parent fuel that so many kids find gross!

Dinosaur Christmas!


It’s a Dinosaur Christmas! T-Rex just wants to open her present, but with her big head and little arms, she’s having a lot of trouble. Will she find some friends to help her? Will Christmas be saved? (Yes.) Support the show at patreon.com/stories and have happy holidays!

#18: Conversations From The Road (with Dr. Les Parrott)

During Dr. Meg’s travels as she speaks at live events, she often engages with great thought leaders about parenting and beyond. This episode features a conversation with Dr. Les Parrott, the best-selling author, speaker, and relationship expert. They discuss how parents can prep their kids for marriage.

 

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1:00 – WELCOME

Before her backstage conversation, Dr. Meg talks about her guest, Dr. Les Parrott.

 

4:16 – PARENTING RESOURCES

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5:36 – A CONVERSATION WITH DR. LES PARROTT (PART 1)

Dr. Meg talks with Dr. Les Parrott about how parents can model good marriages for their kids.

 

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17:22 – A CONVERSATION WITH DR. LES PARROTT (PART 2)

Dr. Meg continues her conversation with Dr. Les Parrott about how parents can model good marriages for their kids.

 

26:58 – PARENT PEP RALLY

 

27:19 – CALL TO ACTION

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