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Roxie Has a Question for You…

Happy Valentines Day!Kisses and happy Valentines Day! 

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5 Kids Holiday Ornaments to Buy and Make

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Well, the Holiday Season is officially here and the first thing I start thinking about is all the fun decorating. I don’t always DO a lot of holiday decorating, but I certainly think about it!

Of course, the one thing that always gets done is the Christmas tree. Tree ornaments are such a Continue reading

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Meet Brizbane the Conqueror

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Meet my little buddy or, actually he is Thom Gnome’s little buddy isn’t he? Well, let me introduce you Continue reading

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Meet Gertie, the Merlin Falcon

All sorts of things happen to our wandering friend Thom Gnome in yesterday’s April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast, “Thom and the Trumpeter“. Here is a little excerpt…

From April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast, "Thom and the Trumpeter". Listen at aprileight.com or on iTunes. aprileight.com/2016/07/05/thom-and-the-trumpeter/

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Why I Write Podcast Stories for Your Family

Hi my friends, I want to tell you a little bit about April Eight and why I love what I do.

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April Eight performing The Butterfly Adventurer at the New York Fairy Festival.

April Eight is truly an outpouring of the things in the world that I love best: stories and songs, the openheartedness of children, and the philosophies I’ve picked up along the way Continue reading

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I Believe in Love

As Lin-Manuel Miranda said so perfectly, as usual, as he accepted his Tony award for Best Score at the 2016 Tony Awards, “Love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love, cannot be killed or swept aside,” and then he said, “Now fill the world with music, love, and pride.”

That’s my plan.

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Meet Zig-Zag Tag Genius, Freddie Squirrel!

I’d like to introduce you to Zig-Zag Tag Genius, Freddie Squirrel. He plays an important role in “Jemi and the Strawberry Moon” from yesterday’s Episode 3 of the April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast. I tried to get a picture of him, but he is so darn fast, all I got was his tail!

Zig-Zag Tag Genius, Freddie Squirrel

Here is a little bit from the Strawberry Moon story about our friend Freddie and a game he loves to play, called Zig-Zag Tag. Continue reading