Friday 28 February 2020

Friday Finds- Finding Fred

I have decided to share something with you every Friday that has brightened my day or brought value to my life.  This week I want to tell you about the podcast Finding Fred .  The podcast is about Mr. Rogers and his work. 
My daughter's Daniel Tiger birthday cake.
I don't have memories of Mr. Rogers as a child.  I watched a lot of Canadian programming as a child and Mr. Rogers wasn't a show that I had seen a lot of.  Flash forward a few years and I was looking for a show for my daughter to enjoy.  I found Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood from the Mr. Rogers' company.  It is a great show that speaks to children on their level.  It talks about feelings and how to sort through them.  It is filled with love and sweet songs.  My daughter loved it and so did I.  The show is based largely on Mr. Rogers' work and uses many of the songs that he used on Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood. 

This podcast delves into Mr. Rogers' perspective on life and how he used the radical act of love to make generations of children feel seen, appreciated and loved just the way they are.  The podcast asks us to consider how Mr. Rogers would respond to our world and challenges us to meet the world around us with love.  The podcast is wonderful and I really hope you take the time to check it out.

Happy Friday, friends!

1 comment:

  1. Huh, that's an interesting premise for a podcast! I probably watched Mr. Rogers as a kid, as I watched Sesame Street, but I don't have many memories of him either. I had no idea that's where Daniel Tiger came from until a few years ago!