Curious Conversations: A Podcast for Kids by Kids

Curious Conversations: A Podcast for Kids by Kids

Emma and Xavier are 11 year old twins who wanted to create a podcast for kids, by kids. They thought podcasting would give them the chance to explore their interests in a different way. On Curious Conversations Emma and Xavier are excited to have conversations with adults and kids from all walks of life to learn about their passions and what inspires them.What qualifies them to host a podcast? Well first, Emma and Xavier love to ask questions! They also have over a decade of experience being kids and having a point of view on many topics. Emma and Xavier hope you will join them on their journey. They know it will be interesting because hearing people’s stories and passions is never boring, and they know it will be fun because they are going to work hard to make it that way.

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October 5, 2021 34 min

What is a stylist? 

In today’s episode we learn it can be many things and it’s not just about the clothes according to our guest Julianne Costigan. 

Her style philosophy is…

“Having great style leads to confidence and confidence leads to success.”

Julianne is Creative Director and CEO at Julianne Costigan Executive Fashion Consulting where she works with celebrities, models, 'regular’ women and men and even kids. 

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On today's bonus episode of Curious Kids we welcome Brandon S., he is 12 years old, in Grade 7 and he is our neighbour! We spend a lot of time outside playing with Brandon and his sister Ruby, who is on a previous episode of Curious Kids!

We talked about many different things with Brandon and he told us some funny stories as well. Listen to our conversation about Pokémon , LEGO, the thrill of rock climbing, favourite board games...

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September 21, 2021 30 min

Camelia is an inspiring entrepreneur, not only because she is a passionate entrepreneur herself but she also shows others how to be entrepreneurial. 

Camelia grew up under a communist regime in Romania and then made her way to Canada as a teenager. Listen to her journey and hear how she went from studying to be a language teacher to starting companies to teaching entrepreneurship not only to students at the University of Waterloo bu...

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September 16, 2021 7 min

On today's bonus episode of Curious Kids we welcome Ava P., she is 10 years old and in Grade 6. Ava goes to school with us and is the first classmate we have had a chance to talk to! We have a great chat about the Olympics, soccer, pets, favourite movies and more!

On Curious Kids we want to talk to kids and we want to hear what they have to say. As long as you are a kid you can join us. Our definition of kid is pretty open, kids...

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Join us as we travel around the world in 37 minutes with Emelie Cheng Pollard and her daughter Ania. It’s an interview of firsts! Our first international interview and our first mother / daughter interview. 

Emelie is a Canadian who now makes Stockholm, Sweden her home with her family. She is a graphic designer and is currently an art director with the kids department at H&M. We learn what a graphic designer is and what they do!

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In the fall of 2017 Darren Stevenson started 519 Sports Online. The company provides a spotlight for local athletes and teams and is a positive, promotional platform sharing success stories from the community.

Darren was very interesting to talk to. He has been in sports media for over 20 years, so he has been involved with a lot of different sports. Hear how Darren’s previous careers at TSN and CTV Kitchener led him to starting 519...

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August 19, 2021 10 min

We have another bonus episode for you! Today on Curious Kids we welcome Ruby S., she is 11 years old and going in Grade 6. Ruby is our neighbour and we have a great chat about music, art, sports, playing outside and more!

On Curious Kids we want to talk to kids and we want to hear what they have to say. As long as you are a kid you can join us. Our definition of kid is pretty open, kids, tweens, teens, everyone is welcome and we kno...

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August 13, 2021 8 min

We have a bonus episode for you! Today on Curious Conversations we are excited to introduce a new segment called Curious Kids. 

We want to talk to kids and we want to hear what they have to say. As long as you are a kid you can join us. Our definition of kid is pretty open, kids, tweens, teens, everyone is welcome and we know everyone has a story to tell. We can’t wait to have some great conversations with some awesome kids!

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Were you glued to your TV cheering on Team Canada at the Tokyo Olympics? 

We were!

What is it like to be an Olympian, play for Team Canada and win an Olympic medal? 

These are just some of the things we talk to Jane Kerr Thompson about. She is an Olympian who competed for Team Canada in both the 1984 summer games in Los Angeles and the 1988 games in Seoul Korea where she won a bronze medal in the relay. 

After her Olympic career Jane w...

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In Part 2 of Bricktastic with Graeme Dymond we have so many of our LEGO questions answered.

How many pieces of LEGO and how many minifigures are in Toronto’s Miniland?

What is Graeme’s most memorable LEGO build? Hint, it involves a dinosaur.

Can you mix DUPLO and regular LEGO pieces?

How many unique combinations are there when you only have 6 bricks?

We also talk about how failing when LEGO building  is not a bad thing, even when your h...

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If you love LEGO as much as we do you won’t want to miss this conversation and the next one. We had so much fun talking LEGO with Graeme Dymond that we had to make our conversation into two episodes.

In Bricktastic: Part 1 we talk to Graeme about what it takes to be a LEGO Master Builder. We learn that there are many different Master Builder titles and so many ways to become one. But no matter which title or job you have it is reall...

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On this episode of Curious Conversations we talk with Georgia Cunningham, President and CEO of SG Cunningham and we talk about a lot of different topics. We learn about the construction industry and what it means to be a fully service general contractor and project management company. Here’s a hint they can do anything from fixing your door knob to building your entire building! 

Hear what it takes to be a certified women owned busi...

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It's time to talk hockey! On this episode of Curious Conversations we have an awesome conversation with Blake. She is a young entrepreneur and co-founder of Hera Hockey. Find out why her and her Dad started this hockey clothing company. But this episode isn't just about clothes, we cover so many topics such as Greek mythology, our love of hockey and the PWHPA (Professional Women's Hockey Player Association). We also hav...

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June 21, 2021 37 min

What is marketing? On this episode of Curious Conversations we talk with Karma Ingle, General Manager of Mabel's Labels. She gives us a great explanation of what marketing is. 

In case you don’t know what Mabel's Labels is, it's the leading company for durable, personalized kids’ name labels. Karma also tells us all about what it's like to work with her fantastic team at Mabel's Labels and we even learn exactly h...

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On this episode of Curious Conversations we talk to Lisa Freeman and we talk a lot about mental health.  How have you been feeling as a kid during the pandemic? We chat with Lisa about how both the pandemic and normal things affect the mental health of kids and adults. Lisa also gives us tips on how kids can stay positive and mentally healthy and we talk about what you can do if you are feeling down. We also made time to talk about...

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June 14, 2021 37 min

Join us for our first episode of Curious Conversations: A Podcast For Kids By Kids. We are thrilled to talk to our very own music teacher, Dr. Chris Cigolea. He is an accomplished musician and conductor who takes us on a journey from Romania to Canada.

Dr. C has great stories to share with us about how music, soccer and the military have all influenced him throughout his life. Learn about his passion for music and music education.

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June 8, 2021 1 min

Welcome to Curious Conversations: A Podcast For Kids By Kids.  Emma and Xavier are 11 year old twins who wanted to create a podcast. They thought it would give them the chance to explore their interests in a different way. On Curious Conversations Emma and Xavier are excited to have conversations with adults and kids from all walks of life to learn about their passions and what inspires them. What qualifies them to host a podcast? ...

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