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The Brilliant Firefly: Recoil Part 2

Book 2 of the Brilliant Firefly! Friends are saved! Secrets are revealed! More action is brewing on the horizon. This may be for a slightly older audience than other stories, typical of superhero comic books or movies. Get the episodes ad-free at patreon.com/stories for just $1.

WANTED: Giant Rat For Cracking Coconuts

Why in the world are coconuts so tough to crack? Where in the world can you find a giant rodent to do it for you? And what in the world did scientists finally discover after 90 years of waiting? Join Guy Raz and Mindy as they travel far and wide, to search for the elusive “coconut cracker!” It’s the latest Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow In the World of coconut cracking rats!

32: What if sharks had legs? (Shark Wars: Part 1)

Mr. Eric managed to come out of his turkey and pie coma just long enough to post one of his favorite episodes, the story of Shark Wars! Fred the Dog and JFKat will make a quick appearance after the story, so stay tuned. What If World will be back with an all new episode next week! 

Lessons include: all creatures have rights, fighting does not solve problems, everyone learns at their own pace.

This episode originally aired May 22, 2017

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7: Mission CO2 to Mars

“Could we ship Earth’s extra carbon dioxide to Mars?” Our listener Ilan has come up with a brilliant plan to stop climate change in its tracks, and make Mars a place we can live – AT THE SAME TIME. Your intrepid Tumble hosts attempt to lift his idea off the ground, with help from Czech environmental scientist Kristina Zackuciova, and NASA astrophysicist Scott Guzewich. Join us, to find out how a scientific journey starts – and whether Ilan has discovered how to save two worlds with one simple plan.

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#42: Experiencing Defiant Joy (with guest Candace Payne)

Even through difficult times, it’s your choice to experience joy. To show you how you can have joy in the face of difficulty, Dr. Meg talks with the “Chewbacca Mom”, Candace Payne. Candace tells her story about choosing joy despite extremely difficult life experiences. Check out her new book, Laugh It Up: Embrace Freedom and Experience Defiant Joy. Also in this episode, Dr. Meg gives you her points to ponder that you can start using right away and answers a question dealing with a little girl who seems to defy all her parents’ attempts at discipline. As always, if you have a question for Dr. Meg email them to askmeg@megmeekermd.com and she could answer your question in an upcoming episode!

 

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1:51 – WELCOME

Dr. Meg introduces the topic “Experiencing Defiant Joy.” She also teases her interview with Candace Payne, also known as the “Chewbacca Mom”, her points to ponder, and answers a question dealing with a little girl who seems to defy all her parents’ attempts at discipline.

 

3:33 – POINTS TO PONDER

Dr. Meg gives you her points to ponder as you learn more about experiencing defiant joy in the face of difficulties.

 

10:57 – PARENTING RESOURCES

Bullying has been a problem for generations, but increasingly so in the digital age. With the news telling us more tragic stories of bullying all the time, it looks more like an epidemic. What used to be limited to the schoolyard and cafeteria has now spread to technology and social media and can occur at any point and any time. What can you do to prevent your child from being bullied or becoming a bully? To help you navigate this crucial subject, Dr. Meg has written an e-book called “Bullying: What Every Parent Can Do About It”. At school, cyber bullying, what you can do when your child is being bullied, and what you can do if your child is the bully. Get your copy of the e-book for $2.99 at MegMeeker.com/Bullying. When you use the coupon code “Bullying Podcast” you will receive $1 off your purchase.

 

12:54 – A CONVERSATION WITH CANDACE PAYNE, “CHEWBACCA MOM” (PART 1)

Dr. Meg talks with the “Chewbacca Mom”, Candace Payne, author of Laugh It Up: Embrace Freedom and Experience Defiant Joy. Candace tells her story about choosing joy despite extremely difficult life experiences.

 

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37:07 – A CONVERSATION WITH CANDACE PAYNE, “CHEWBACCA MOM” (PART 2)

Dr. Meg talks with the “Chewbacca Mom”, Candace Payne, author of Laugh It Up: Embrace Freedom and Experience Defiant Joy. Candace tells her story about choosing joy despite extremely difficult life experiences.

 

49:53 – LET’S GET SOCIAL

Email Dr. Meg at askmeg@megmeekermd.com or tweet your question to her @MegMeekerMD. In this segment, Dr. Meg answers a question from Diane about her strong-willed daughter who seems to defy all her parents’ attempts at discipline.

 

55:34 – PARENT PEP RALLY

 

56:31 – FROM THE PRODUCER

Thanks for listening to Episode 42, Experiencing Defiant Joy and for helping Dr. Meg’s parenting revolution reach more than ONE MILLION downloads! Subscribe, rate, and leave a review for us on iTunes!

 

Visit https://candacepayne.me/ for more information about Candace Payne’s book Laugh It Up: Embrace Freedom and Experience Defiant Joy and to find out where she’s speaking next! Connect with her on Facebook @CandacePayneOfficial and on Instagram and Twitter @CandacePayne

 

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Have a parenting question? Write Dr. Meg at askmeg@megmeekermd.com and she could answer your question during the show or you can let us know what you’d like to hear about in a future episode!

 

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The Brilliant Firefly: Recoil Part 1

Book 2 of the Brilliant Firefly! We see the new normal after Jill’s adventure in the armor, and the Scarlet King makes a move. If you haven’t listened to Book 1, definitely do that first! This may be for a slightly older audience than other stories, typical of superhero comic books or movies. Get the episodes ad-free at patreon.com/stories for just $1.

Bear’s Big Sleep: A Thanksgivingish Story for Kids

The first LSFTP PICTURE BOOK is on its way! Take a moment to sign up for the email newsletter at http://www.littlestoriestinypeople.com for updates and to have your child’s name included in the special illustration in the back of the book (yay)!!

This is a re-recorded version of Bear’s Big Sleep with better sound quality and production! Get in the Thanksgiving spirit with this sweet, rhyming tale about a bear whose friends help him prepare for hibernation.

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