By Carolyn J. Braden
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Carolyn believes all humans are more alike than they think they are. Her podcast series explores topics such as relationships, family, kids, shopping, love and friendship. She is open and honest in the attempt to help others know they aren't alone in their thoughts.
||CleanHow Starlight Found Her Light By Carolyn J. Braden||A story about a little girl named Starlight, who has to shake her "Negative Nancy" ways or else lose her voice forever.||12/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Queen of Love By Carolyn J. Braden||A Story for Kids of All Ages||8/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanProud to Be Web Free+A Silly Drama Song!||Art by Carolyn J. Braden using Sharpie Marker, Gelly Rolly Pens and BIC Pencils Life is kind of funny sometimes. Just when you think you have drama pushed out forever and are rejecting it with every ounce of your being, it always seems to find a way to sneak it's yucky face back into your life. If you find someone trying to sneak back drama into your drama-free zone, try some of these tips I wrote about in February 2018. I was fortunate enough to learn how to keep drama at bay a while ago. Having a very calm husband to learn from was a big helper in my life. I'd like to call myself "web free" now, because the spiders keep spinning those webs and I keep flying high above them. When I had someone try to sneak some drama back into my life recently, I wrote a song about it. It's completely silly, but maybe it'll be that something silly you need to take your mind off of any drama you have going on in your life. Here are the lyrics:Blech, Blech, your drama. Blech, Blech Your drama drama. Llama Llama. Blech, Blech, your drama. Blech, Blech Your drama Llama. Letting go. Letting go. The spiders weave their web. Letting go. Letting go. The spiders weave their web. Blech, Blech, your drama. Blech, Blech Your drama drama. Llama Llama. Blech, Blech, your drama. Blech, Blech Your drama Llama. Freedom is here. Freedom is everywhere. I said freedom is here. Freedom is everywhere. Blech, Blech, your drama. Blech, Blech Your drama drama. Llama Llama. Blech, Blech, your drama. Blech, Blech Your drama. Llama. Sending thank you’s to Who. Sending thank you’s to the big Who. Sending thank you’s to Who. Sending thank you’s to the big Who. Blech, Blech, your drama. Blech, Blech Your drama drama. Llama Llama. Blech, Blech, your drama. Blech, Blech I developed some music for it with the Garage Band app on my phone and recorded voice for it using an app called Voloco. I used one of my puppet voices (with autotune) as I am turning it into a video for my kids portion of my website, Tiny Treehouse Kids. I changed the lyric "Freedom is here......" to "Humphrey is here......." In the video, Humphrey sings about the drama that my pets Vegas, Ross, and Monica all try to pull him into. (Yes, we have a household that all get involved in all my silliness!) When I taught, my students loved my puppets, especially Humphrey GoKart. Pass the song on to a child in your life. Chances are, they'll think it's pretty silly. I do too, and I had so much fun making it! Press play on the black audio bar below: Let's all try not to take life too seriously and have some fun. A word of advice: Drama isn't as much fun as you think. Drama actually leads to stress and lots of stress can lead to serious health problems. Not sure if you are struggling with stress? Here's an article from the Mayo Clinic that details stress symptoms and tells of healthy ways to deal with it better. This is my puppet Humphrey GoKart. He is from the Manhattan Toy Company. He has been on numerous vacations with us. This is him being all fancy on Sanibel Island with us!||8/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOld Dogs Need Love Too-Saying Goodbye to My Dog, Joey||Saying Goodbye to My Dog Joey||7/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|