A Little Minute About Birthdays!

Welcome to Episode 23 of the April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast. Today’s Episode is called, “A Little Minute About Birthdays”!

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On today’s episode, we talk about birthdays birthdays birthdays. Whether yours is soon or way far away, I think you’ll find some fun Continue reading


Tonight! Stay Up Late with April Eight

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Tonight we are going to have a little Songs & Stories Slumber Party over on the April Eight Songs & Stories Facebook Page at 8PM EST. So pop some popcorn, make some cocoa, and get ready for a fun time saying hi to all of our friends, singing some songs together and hearing a story about the one time when Roxie, well… I save that for tonight!

I’ll be singing some songs from my Songs for a Magical Winter CD, so if you want to listen ahead, it is right here. A lovely choice for a peaceful car ride or, everyone’s favorite, bedtime. If you liked my most recent April Eight Songs and Stories Snowflake podcast, then this CD or iTunes download is for you.

I can’t wait to see you tonight, my friends. xoxoxoxoxo!


Children and Courage


Hi Dear Ones, This week I’ve been thinking a lot about inner wisdom, inner fortitude – doing my own work in service to the world instead of taking what others Continue reading


Free Song Download!

When autumn comes to Ohio, some of the sweet songbirds must fly to warmer climates. This is a little song I wrote about just that – migration. And for a limited time you can download “Follow the Sun” for free! And of course, The April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast is FREE every week. Subscribe today and never miss a song or a story.


“Follow the Sun” is from my CD, “Songs for a Magical Winter“. Continue reading


This Weekend: Free Download & FB Live

Gnomies Are my Homies

Hello, my friends! What a lovely autumn we are having. I hope you are outside enjoying the cooler weather and all the delights that Fall brings.

Next Friday, October 14th you’ll hear more of the tale of the Fairy Queen and the Three Brothers. Do you remember Continue reading


Chaos, Stephen Foster and Me

Hello my friends, what a week! You?

I have such good things in the works for April Eight – everything is coming together, as they say. I can’t wait to be able to share it all with you over the next few months as each Continue reading


Jemi and the Adventurers

Welcome to Episode 10 of the April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast. Today’s story is “Jemi and the Adventurers”.

"Jemi and the Adventurers" on the April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast

On today’s episode, I share a story that I have been so excited to write and tell.  Wouldn’t it be fun, I thought, if Jemi got to meet, well, some folks you have met in a few of the other stories I’ve shared here on the April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast! My teenager daughters call it a “mash-up”. I can’t tell you a whole lot more  Continue reading