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Best Podcasts for Kids, Tweens & Teens

August 18, 2019

Podcasts for Kids, Pre-Teens and Teens Whether you’re driving to school, sports practice, after school activities or grandma’s house … this is a great time to put on a podcast and listen together. Below you can read about my top four personal favourites! And then I’ve listed loads more podcasts under a few categories for you. Enjoy! Short & Curly –Hosts Molly, Carl and Matt explore ethical dilemmas in this hilarious and thought-provoking podcast. This is our favourite podcast to listen to. My kids and I are obsessed with it! It’s great for kids and…

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Stories about feathers and telephones and grief and a little boy called Hamish …

May 1, 2018

No matter how hard we try, we cannot out-run death or grief. Tomorrow, is the birthday of my goddaughter May who was stillborn nearly two decades ago. Tomorrow…

Dear Duchess Catherine …

April 23, 2018

I’m thinking tonight about the Duchess of Cambridge going into labour with her third child. And I thought, I don’t make having three little kids at home sound…

The first six weeks …

April 19, 2018

When my daughter Ava was born I fell madly in love. But that beautiful baby girl nearly unravelled me. She never slept. EVER. And I began to lose…

Last night I saw the captain of the Australian Cricket Team cry on television …

March 30, 2018

We all screw up. Some bigger than others. Some just more public. I was thinking about Steve Smith last night and just wanted to say that while consequences…

Beware the drama cyclone …

March 29, 2018

This past month I’ve been talking to tween and teen girls about walking towards drama cyclones. Every time you join in gossiping about someone either online or in-person…

This week I BOUGHT THE CAKE …

February 10, 2018

When I was growing up in the 70s and 80s in Chapel Hill, Brisbane eggs on toast (or baked beans on toast) was a standard dinner at least…

The book of secrets …

February 5, 2018

I always wanted a daughter. Always. And when my husband and I discovered our first baby was a girl I was overjoyed. Before she was even born I…

My 10 yo daughter wants Instagram. What do I say to her?

February 2, 2018

Yesterday the 10-year-old daughter of a friend of mine asked me when I thought her mum should allow her to have Instagram. The first thing I did was…

A letter to my niece before she starts high school …

January 19, 2018

My gorgeous 12 yo niece Elouise starts high school next week and so this week I sat her down to give her some Aunt-to-niece advice about what i…

#DoItForDolly

January 18, 2018

I remember 14. My life was about watching Young Talent Time, trying to learn the lyrics to the Bangles’ Manic Monday, perming my hair, writing fan letters to…

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Over the past 25 years Rebecca Sparrow has earned a living as a travel writer, a television publicist, a marketing executive, a magazine editor, a TV scriptwriter, a radio producer, a newspaper columnist and as an author.

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