I'm excited to share "Big Bad's Big Feelings" from Dorktales Storytime Podcast. I love their fun and funny take on fairytales and their original characters and stories too. Check out their other stories in the links below!  Thank you to the whole DT team with special thanks to Jodi, Jonathan, Molly, and Amy for being so welcoming and kind. Some Peace Out updates and news in the intro. You can also keep in touch by subscribing to our mailing list.  Hope you enjoy this story as much as I...
Published 06/16/22
Published 06/16/22
During our recent Ocean Adventure season, we talked about some very awesome and unique creatures and plants that live in the ocean. One thing that any animal lover (or anyone living on earth) needs to learn more about is how to stop plastic pollution. Plastic pollution not only hurts ocean life, but it hurts the whole earth. So I am sharing my podfriend Cool Facts About Animals, a podcast by kids for kids! This is their episode called “How Kids Can Stop Plastic Pollution.” I love how the kids...
Published 04/18/22
Today I am sharing an episode from the awesome Stoopkid Stories Podcast. It’s called Black History 365 and is a great introduction to why it’s so important that we learn about Black history and culture all year round, recognizing the amazing things that Black people have accomplished and the great and important things they're doing today! Did you know that listeners love Stoopkid Stories so much that it’s been turned into a live musical? Check out her newly update website for more info on...
Published 02/14/22
CODE WORD CHALLENGE! Today’s episode is about the very interesting Batfish! They can “walk” and go “fishing” and some look like they’re wearing lipstick! This episode also contains the tenth and final code word that you’ll need to put together our ocean sentence about why we need to protect our oceans. Collect all 10 code words from our 10 ocean-themed episodes this season, unscramble them to put together a sentence about why we need to protect our oceans. Then enter your guess here by...
Published 01/17/22
Ready to swim with a Whale Shark? These are the largest fish but are known to be gentle and calm creatures so let’s dive right into another relaxation story together. We start by introducing our podcast friend Warrior Kids! Warrior Kids Podcast is a celebration about everything Indigenous! Join Pam Palmater for great stories and education for action to learn how to make this world a better place. You can check them out on Apple Podcasts or any podcast app! IT’S ALMOST TIME! Want to win an...
Published 01/17/22
Common Murres are born on oceanside cliffs and can dive so well underwater with their strong wings that they look like they’re flying underwater! Learn more about these amazing seabirds as we power up our imaginations and do some fun mindfulness activities together. Want to win an ocean friend stuffed toy*? We’re giving away two toys at our live event on January 22, 2022. Find out how to enter our ocean sentence contest at www.PeaceOutPodcast.com! To support the podcast, please go to our...
Published 01/07/22
What’s kelp? Kelp forests help clean the air, is a home for different sea animals, and…you may have eaten some today! Find out more about kelp forests as we breathe and stretch under the sea. Want to win a WWF ocean friend stuffed toy*? We’re giving away two toys at our live event on January 22, 2022. Find out how to enter our ocean sentence contest at www.PeaceOutPodcast.com! To support the podcast, please go to our Patreon page.   Today’s Themes Scientific (curriculum connections):...
Published 12/27/21
We usually post a new episode every other week but this week I thought I’d share a holiday story that I wrote that was shared on the Story Time podcast. It’s about a boy named Henry who is having a tough time in a new neighbourhood…but things start to change once he starts making the biggest snowball of his life!
Published 12/20/21
Dive into another ocean adventure! Today we’re visiting a new friend, the dugong (sea cow). Learn more about these gentle giants as we practice some mindfulness and yoga together.
Published 12/13/21
Guest Episode! This week, I wanted to share another mindfulness podcast with you. It's called Like You: Mindfulness for Kids by my friend Noah Glenn.  On Like You, you'll find mindful breathing exercises, affirmations for kids, amazing music, and a lot of fun talking about feelings. I'm excited to share Like You's "Riding a Wave" episode.
Published 11/29/21
Meet the Peacock Mantis Shrimp, a rainbow-coloured crustacean that has strong eyesight and an even stronger punch! Yep, you read that right, the mantis shrimp's punch can be deadly...but we'll help them find their calm!
Published 11/15/21
Something a little different this week…Chanel reads a poem from Flower Fables by Louisa May Alcott. This is an unedited recording (please excuse any unusual sound or difference in audio quality). More explanation in the episode! We’ll be back to our regular episodes in a couple of weeks (and might take this off our podcast feed). Hope you enjoy! Peace out and peace within,  Chanel Source: Flower Fables by Louisa May Alcott (You can read the entire book at the link from Project Gutenberg!)
Published 11/01/21
This week we have a special guest host…Olive the Olive Ridley Turtle! Olive’s going to take us down to the Great Barrier Reef where we’ll breathe and stretch while we learn all about coral reefs and why they’re so important to us.
Published 10/18/21
Have you ever heard of sea bunnies? They may sound like mythical beings but these little creatures are real! They might not be related to rabbits but they are pretty cute. Join us as we dive under the sea to learn more about sea bunnies as we stretch, breathe, and relax. Follow Peace Out on your favourite podcast app so you don’t miss an episode! Get updates on our Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook as well as our Peace Out Podcast Mailing List.
Published 10/04/21
Kemp’s Ridley Turtles are the smallest sea turtles on earth. Learn more about these incredible creatures as we move, breathe, and learn a new mindfulness activity! We also talk about ahimsa (not harming living creatures) and about making kind choices every day. Follow Peace Out on your favourite podcast app so you don’t miss an episode! Get updates on our Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook as well as our Peace Out Podcast Mailing List.
Published 09/20/21
We’re back! This is the first episode of our fifth season and it’s an ocean adventure! We’re starting off with some cool ocean facts and practice ujjayi (oo-JAI-yee) breathing, or ocean breathing. Ocean breathing is a great way to check in with ourselves, plus it’s super relaxing!
Published 09/06/21
Get ready to dive into Season 5, an ocean adventure! Join Chanel as we explore the ocean, meet interesting sea creatures, all while we relax and recharge with mindfulness activities. 
Published 08/30/21
Join us on National Pet Day for a live Peace Out relaxation story all about our favourite pets! We’ll play fun mindfulness games and create a Peace Out relaxation story together.
Published 04/06/21
In this bonus episode for parents, caregivers, and educators, Chanel shares her favourite mindfulness meditation practice called Mettā Meditation, or Loving Kindness Meditation. This is a practice that comes from Buddhism and its intention is to cultivate an attitude of benevolence and goodwill towards ourself and others, by repeating short phrases, like: “may you be happy” and “may you be healthy.”
Published 04/05/21
Peace Out is on a break, but I want to invite you to join me for one of Peace Out’s first LIVE events! We’ll do the Calm Down Countdown and chill out with a relaxation story together!
Published 10/22/20
This episode is lighter on movement and more focused on talking about mindfulness
Published 08/10/20
Nothing is as relaxing as a dinosaur’s roar, right? Well we’re going to try to relax, stretch, and breathe today as we pretend to be the mighty Tyrannosaurus Rex
Published 07/20/20
We’re going underground today to learn more about the life cycle of cicadas! These incredible insects live underground for 17 years before emerging altogether—all 1.5 million of them!
Published 06/29/20
Salmon have a superpower and that’s finding their way home, no matter how far they swim away.
Published 06/14/20