Squiz Kids
Squiz Kids
Oct 21, 2020
Thursday, October 22 - Asteroid scrape a success; Japan saves the deers; Wet weather footy finals; and Ariana Grande’s pizza delivery.
10 min

Squiz Kids is a free daily news podcast just for kids. A short weekday podcast, created here in Australia, that gives kids (and their adults) the rundown on the big news stories, delivered without opinion, and with positivity and humour.


‘Kid-friendly news that keeps them up to date without all the nasties’ (A Squiz Parent)


This Australian podcast for kids easily fits into the daily routine - helping curious kids stay informed about the world around them.




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Therapy for Black Girls
Therapy for Black Girls
Joy Harden Bradford, Ph.D. & iHeartRadio
Session 183: Seasonal Depression During the Pandemic
The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible versions of ourselves. As the days get shorter and the wind gets colder, you might be moving a little slower and feeling a little less motivated. And given the multiple stressors we’ve experienced this year, that’s not at all a surprise. Today we’re joined by Dr. Allycin Powell-Hicks to talk about seasonal affective disorder and how that might be heightening depressive symptoms you might have experienced in the past. Dr. Ally and I discussed tips for managing depressive symptoms, how we can tell if symptoms are something we should be concerned about, how to support ourselves in this very different holiday season, and some of the relationship challenges that have arisen during the pandemic and how to manage them. Resources Mentioned Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast! Where to Find Dr. Ally https://www.allycinhicks.com/ Instagram: @allycinhicks Twitter: @allycinhicks Stay Connected Is there a topic you'd like covered on the podcast? Submit it at therapyforblackgirls.com/mailbox. If you're looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory. Take the info from the podcast to the next level by joining us in The Yellow Couch Collective, therapyforblackgirls.com/ycc Grab your copy of our guided affirmation and other TBG Merch at therapyforblackgirls.com/shop. If you have questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at podcast@therapyforblackgirls.com. The hashtag for the podcast is #TBGinSession. Make sure to follow us on social media: Twitter: @therapy4bgirls Instagram: @therapyforblackgirls Facebook: @therapyforblackgirls
45 min
ON BOYS Podcast
ON BOYS Podcast
Janet Allison, Jennifer LW Fink
The Evolution of Esports (w Baro Hyun)
Esports -- competitive videogaming -- is quickly becoming a very big deal. In 2017, 106.2 million people watched the League of Legend esports championship.  In 2020, 99.9 million watched the Super Bowl on TV, according to Reuters. Today's parents, teachers and grandparents often find themselves annoyed at the hours boys spend in front of screens, gaming. They find it absolutely absurd that boys (and girls) watch other people play video games on You Tube and Twitch. But is watching a top video gamer in peak form really any different than parking yourself in an overstuffed chair on Sunday to watch young athletes throw, catch and carry a football? Baro Hyun grew up in Korea; his generation was part of the video game revolution, and he participated in video games' evolution from household amusement to public pastime. To him, his young sons' obsession with video games doesn't seem particularly alarming or surprising. His boys' grandmother, though, had another perspective altogether. As Baro writes in the introduction to his book, Demystifying Esports: A Personal Guide to the History and Future of Competitive Gaming: [the boys'] otherwise peaceful grandmother...couldn't stand the sight of her grandchild giving all his attention to the tiny screen of Switch for hours at a time, and none to her... Stress in the house gradually build up until the clouds broke in dramatic fashion. My sons' granny had a bad day. When she saw the younger one in gaming mode, she flipped out. With a speed that belied her age, she brought a pair of scissors from the kitchen and mercilessly cut the charging cable of the Switch... Adults' misunderstanding and misconceptions about esports and video gaming contributes to the generational divide (and household conflict!). Baro encourages adults to learn about esports role in kids' lives - and in the modern economy. "Esports isn't just about playing fun games," Baro says. "It's about dedication and commitment." Links we mentioned (or should have) in this episode: In this episode, Jen, Janet & Baro discuss: Generational perspectives on video gaming Recognizing emotional reactions to video gaming History of esports & competitive gaming Why people love esports (Spoiler alert: It's stories & strategy) Collegiate esports Gaming scholarships Esports as a business and industry What it takes to be a professional gamer Career opportunities in esports What kids learn via video games Links we mentioned (or should have) in this episode: Demystifying Esports: A Personal Guide to the History and Future of Competitive Gaming -- Baro's book All About Esports -- ON BOYS episode Video Games are the New Competitive Sport in Schools —  article by Jen Fortnite is Not a Waste of Time -- Building Boys post Collegiate Star League -- largest esports platform (mentioned at 17:10) Esports in the Pac-Man Era -- share this video (about a 1982 Pac-Man tournament held at Milwaukee's County Stadium) w your boys! Biathlon -- the winter ski & gun sport we couldn't name right away! STAY CONNECTED WITH JANET & JEN: Join the Building Boys FB group and the Boys Alive! FB group Be sure to opt-in at  Boys Alive! .com for your free report “3 Simple Tips to CONNECT with Your Boy.”  And subscribe to Building Boys Bulletin, a weekly email newsletter filled w boy-specific info & inspiration. Follow us on Instagram:  @on.boys.podcast and @boys.alive Twitter:  @ParentAdvisor and @BuildingBoys  LinkedIn:  use this link for Janet and use this link for Jennifer
44 min
Cartoon Stories
Cartoon Stories
Mrs. Honeybee
The Grinch - Christmas Story
The Grinch awaits! Relax in the world of Whoville! - Love, Mrs. Honeybee 💖😊 Request a story: https://bit.ly/3nmr7VS 💖 Listen to 100+ New Stories: 💖 HoneybeeLibrary.com Turning my favorite cartoons and games into bedtime stories! My name is Mrs. Honeybee and my mission is to make bedtime easier! 😊💕 I write bedtime stories inspired by cartoons and games that I love. Minecraft, GTA5, Shrek, The Avengers, and Fortnite are some of my most popular! - Love, Mrs. Honeybee 😊💕 P.S. My little trick….is to weave mindfulness and meditation techniques into all of my bedtime stories! 💖 Unlock “The Secret Stories” 💖 https://bit.ly/3jxIG2W ________________________ Send Mrs. Honeybee a message: https://HoneybeeLibrary.com/send ________________________ Cartoon Stories with Mrs. Honeybee Podcast creates bedtime stories and relaxing music for everyone! All of my stories include elements of mindfulness and meditation because I believe a great day starts the night before, at bedtime! My podcast is full of relaxing bedtime stories for both adults and kids to enjoy. This story is about: grinch, christmas stories, xmas, sleep Cartoons, anime, cartoon stories, cartoon network, video games, gamer, professional gamer, video game meditation, video game bedtime story, bedtime stories, anime show, cartoon shows, cartoon music, cartoon soundtrack, anime soundtrack, bedtime stories and meditations, guided meditations, ps4, ps5, xbox, gamer meditation, gaming, gamers
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