Dream Big Podcast

Dream Big Podcast

The Dream Big Podcast is a family-friendly podcast inspiring kids (and adults!) to pursue their passions in life and take action to make their dreams a reality. Your hosts Eva Karpman (currently 13-years-old in the 8th grade), Sophia Karpman (currently 7-years-old in 2nd grade) and mom Olga Karpman interview world-class performers who do what they love and live their dreams each and every day. Eva and Sophia also do solo episodes where they answers questions from our audience and discusses personal development principles. The Dream Big Podcast’s short 15-20 minute format makes for the perfect length to listen to an episode in the car with your kids. Subscribe and together we can inspire each other to dream big and take action. To get to the podcast website, cut and paste the link DreamBigPodcast.com into your browser. Get ready to DREAM BIG!


March 20, 2023 12 min

In this episode of the Dream Big Podcast, hosts Sophia Karpman and Olga Karpman explore the topic of luck vs hard work and debunk common myths about luck. They show how hard work can make a big difference in achieving your dreams, not just pure luck. 

Sophia shares some fun jokes and stories, including a magical story about a leprechaun and a joke about a lucky duck. They discuss how luck is not the only f...

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Big dreamers, have you ever heard the phrase "Are we there yet?" on your family road trips?

Now, we know that feeling. You're in the car, and you're excited to get to your destination - maybe it's a fun theme park or a beautiful beach. But sometimes, the journey to get there can feel like it's taking FOREVER, right?

Well, in this week’s episode of the Dream Big Podcast, https://dreambigpodcast...

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In honor of Women's History Month, Sophia and Olga Karpman share the inspiring stories of three remarkable women who refused to be held back by barriers. From Ruby Bridges, the first African American student to attend an all-white school in the American South, to Anne Frank, the young Jewish girl who inspired millions with her diary during the Holocaust, and Malala Yousafzai, the brave advocate for girls' education who...

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In this week's episode Olga and Sophia Karpman adventure into the exciting world of Artificial Intelligence, or AI for short! Buckle up, Big Dreamers, because we're diving headfirst into a world of self-driving cars, robots that can perform surgery, and even delivery drones that can bring your favorite snack right to your doorstep.

But let's not forget, with great power comes great responsibility, and we'll be talking about the pot...

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In today’s rebroadcast episode, Eva and Olga welcome billionaire entrepreneur and philanthropist Naveen Jain. He is the founder of several successful companies including Moon Express, BlueDot, Viome, Intelius, Talent Wise and InfoSpace.  


Over his career, Naveen has been awarded countless honors for his entrepreneurial successes and leadership skills including the Ernst and Young's Entrepreneur of the Ye...

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Big Dreamers, do you know that from the moment we meet someone special, our brains start to work in overdrive and our hearts start to flutter? Have you ever wondered why this happens? What's going on in our bodies when we fall in love? We all know how amazing it feels to be loved and to love someone else, but have you ever wondered how love works? Valentine's Day is just around the corner and we're so excited to celebr...

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​​Nicholas Sparks once said, "Love is like the wind, you can't see it but you can feel it." In today’s episode, Sophia and Olga will talk about the history of the love-filled holiday, Valentine’s Day.Valentine's Day is a special day that people celebrate all around the world on February 14th. It's a day to show love and affection to the people who are special to us, like our family, friends, and loved ones. But did you know that Va...

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Being kind means being nice and helpful to others. It's like giving a hug without using our arms. It's a way to make other people feel good and happy. Kindness is important, and it's something that everyone can do! In today’s episode, Sophia and Olga talk about how we can be kind and make a difference to others.

This week, Sophia shares how when you are kind to someone, it makes them want to be kind to someone else, and it keeps go...

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In today’s episode, Sophia and Olga talk about something that can be very sad and difficult to understand: the death of our pets. Pets are such a special and important part of our lives, and it's completely normal to feel sad and miss them when they're gone. They're our best friends, our companions, and our family. They make us laugh, they comfort us, and they love us unconditionally. Some of you mig...

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"Money doesn't buy happiness, but it can buy ice cream, and that's pretty close." 


Welcome to the first episode of our new series, "Money Matters." Today, Sophia and Olga will  be teaching you big dreamers all about money and how to use it wisely. In this first episode, they are going to be talking about the concept of money, limiting beliefs about money and h...

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Happy New Year Big Dreamers! How has your year been so far? Today’s episode is inspired by the quote, "A new year is like a blank canvas, and it's up to you to paint the picture you want for your life."


This week, Sophia and Olga are excited to talk about New Year's resolutions. They will teach you why it is important, how to create a plan for choosing what yo...

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Happy 2023 Big Dreamers! In today’s special episode, Sophia and Olga talk about the importance of loving and accepting ourselves just the way we are. We think this is the best topic to start the new year with because self-acceptance and self-love are essential for building confidence, living a happy and fulfilling life, and being able to truly embrace and appreciate the beauty of the world around us....

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This week's episode is inspired by a famous quote from Eleanor Brown, "Self-care is not selfish. You cannot serve from an empty vessel." Today, we are exploring the power of dreaming big and the importance of taking good care of yourself especially now, during the busy holiday season!


In this episode, Sophia and Olga share a story about a very busy bunny named...

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In the United States, December is a time like no other! As soon as Thanksgiving ends, people start preparing for the winter celebrations, the holidays and more!


In today's episode, Sophia and Olga talk about family traditions – what it is, why they are so cool and very important. They also uncover some fun facts about winter holidays. They also share why it is...

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Big Dreamers, as the holiday season draws near, have you also been thinking about what to gift your family and loved ones? For this festive episode, we thought it would be the greatest gift ever to all our amazing listeners to talk about how to master the art of gift giving.


The key to giving great gifts cannot be found in advertising or things that we see aro...

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Big Dreamers, have you ever wanted something so bad that you obsessed over it? You imagined yourself doing it, living it, breathing it? Have you also noticed that when you put all your energy towards it, it has a bigger chance to become a reality?


In today's episode, Sophia talks about the time when her mom, Olga, taught her about vision boards and how she cre...

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Today, we are rebroadcasting one of our favorite episodes of all time – our interview with Lewis Howes. He is the host of the School of Greatness podcast which has over 100 million downloads and 1000 episodes since it launched in 2013.  Lewis was one of the inspirations for Eva to launch the Dream Big Podcast.  We would often listen to Lewis Howes and another podcaster Tim Ferriss in the car, and one...

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Today, we are welcoming you to a special Thanksgiving episode of the Dream Big Podcast. If you live in the US, you know that this season is truly a special time of the year! It is time to get together with family, friends and loved ones; eat amazing food; and a wonderful opportunity to think of all the things in your life that you appreciate. 


In today’s episo...

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Big Dreamers, I want you to think back to a time when your parents asked you to do something that you did not want to do. One when they said it was really important that you complete that task, no matter what. Do you have a memory in mind? 


Well, in today’s episode, Sophia recalls a story about her older sister, Eva - who I am sure you all remember! - and how ...

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This week's episode is inspired by a famous quote from Aristotle, "We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence is not an act but a habit."

A few weeks ago, Sophia and Olga were spending time in the playground, as they do very regularly. Sophia is a master at climbing the monkey bars, with her own unique process! On this particular day, however, Olga asked Sophia to try a new way, to mix things up! Sophia, naturally, had a hard time.


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