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How To Make Slime! with Violet

Violet Duguay knows a lot about slime. She’s been perfecting her recipe for months on end, going through gallons and gallons of Elmer’s white glue. Elmer’s must be making record sales because their gallon size has now reduced in price from $20 to $15! Hmm. In this video, Violet takes you on a step-by-step journey […]

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WISEKIDS – Life with Active Shooter Drills

In this first video of our new series WISEKIDS, fourth graders talk about their experience dealing with “Active Shooter Drills” at elementary school. Violet, Leila, Brianne and Evan go to school in Los Angeles and deal with active shooter drills several times a year, spending classroom time learning how to hide from gun-wielding predators. It’s just […]

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Be Who You Are T-Shirts Are Here!

Our BE WHO YOU ARE eagle T-shirts are now available! People have been asking about shirts since we created this logo and now they’re here!!! : ) Shop now for men’s, women’s and kid’s sizes! https://www.etsy.com/shop/BeWhoYouAreShop This video shows Paula & Violet making handmade shirts at BWYA headquarters and Tara opening up her big box […]

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Violet Duguay – Cotton Candy

Introducing the feel-good hit of the summer!!!! ☀❤ Violet Duguay’s first original song “Cotton Candy” out today!! She wrote and recorded this song with her dad Richard Duguay at nine years old! 😀 We are so proud! A few months ago R.d. Cane shot this video for “Cotton Candy” starring Violet and her friend Leila at the Santa […]

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How To Make A Bead & Necklace

Violet takes you on journey to create an amber bead necklace in the workshop of Annemarie who has been making jewelry for decades and is sharing her knowledge! First they cut the amber, which is a ‘resin,’ not a gem stone. The the cut shape gets filed down smooth, and drilled with a really cool […]

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How To Make Paper!

Learn how to make a deckle and mold, mix up some pulp made from recyclable materials and make paper! Violet shows the whole process from beginning to end, and it’s really easy! You don’t have to use a blender like she does here – you can also just mash up pieces of paper in a […]

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Be Who You Are Live @ Canterbury Elementary!

Be Who You Are is an album and movement dedicated to uplifting kids and teaching them love and empathy, guts and kindness through music and spoken word. This short video shows the Be Who You Are band doing a school presentation at Canterbury Elementary School in Arleta, California. We did three half hour performances to […]

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BWYA TV – NYC Pride Day 2017

Hey kids – learn how Pride Day started! Violet reports from New York City Pride Day and explains how Pride Day came about, as a result of the confrontation at the Stonewall Inn where gay people stood up to authorities who were telling them it wasn’t okay to be gay. Now Pride Day is a […]

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BWYA TV – Anishinaabe Petroglyphs

Violet from Be Who You Are TV reports from Petroglyphs Provincial Park, site of the 600 – 1100 year old Anishinaabe rock carvings. She learns about the meaning of the carvings of turtles, Nanabush and Gitchi Manitou and that the Anishinaabe is a large group of First Nations people who were here long before the […]

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08Sep

Question Everything

QUESTION EVERYTHING   I’ve been told how it works and that it works just fine But maybe there’s a new way, maybe it’s mine Sometimes, you gotta ask why   I’m gonna speak out it feels kinda scary But I know it’s the way to be extraordinary Sometimes, you gotta ask why   Look around […]

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08Sep

How To Fly

HOW TO FLY   You brought a stick and a blanket But I have pillows and a box And Rae she wants to use paper What’s she thinking, I’m not clear   Harris brought another shovel And Kingsley wants to use dirt None of this fits my plan, but I’m happy we’re all here   […]

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08Sep

Perfectly Imperfect

PERFECTLY IMPERFECT   Mess ups Truth Truth Mess ups   I can re-write history with gratitude I can re-write history with gratitude   If your identity is tied to perfection, you won’t allow yourself to mess up You will deny any messing up you’ve done, vehemently   Allow fickle, allow hiccups, feel, experience Experience mess […]

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08Sep

Free

FREE   Hello world I’ve got something to say Look at me I figured it out today   Bust outside and look up at the sky I don’t have to ask cause I know why   Im free to create the world I want to see I’m making the movie of my life Guess what […]

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08Sep

It’s Not Fair

IT’S NOT FAIR   It’s not fair and I don’t care if you think it is, ’cause it’s not It’s my turn and it really burns that you don’t give a jot   That’s how I wanna play So just get out of my way It’s not fair and I don’t care if you think […]

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08Sep

Fear or Love

FEAR OR LOVE   There’s a moment when you feel icky There’s a moment when you feel doubt There’s a moment when maybe you’re feeling unsure But there’s nothing to get upset about   There are only ever two options It’s only ever one of the above Remember when you’re choosing how to feel That […]

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08Sep

Into The Garden

INTO THE GARDEN   She flits into the garden, she knows everywhere I go But she thinks that it’s all magic, she know ought not where to go   The butterlies are free to fly and the bees just buzz on by Windswept sunset wonderland for the apple of my eye   She sits, and […]

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08Sep

Your Toys Could Be Better

YOUR TOYS COULD BE BETTER   I love all your movies The princess girls are smart They do all kinds of real cool stuff And they have the biggest hearts   I don’t want to complain now But I guess I kind of am The toys you make just don’t make sense For me and […]

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08Sep

Postcard From Hawaii

POSTCARD FROM HAWAII   Postcard from Hawaii The wind is blowing strong Palm trees out my window But I won’t stay here long   Now I’m in Australia Hopping kangaroos France and Spain, Morocco Belgium, Belarus   Traveling is my favorite thing to do So glad you’re coming too Yeah traveling is my favorite thing […]

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08Sep

Share What You Find

SHARE WHAT YOU FIND Joe cook some food, and do some good Learn to fix shoes and study a bruise Enuka paint a picture, make a drawing Then get some sleep, there’s a new day dawning Valerie put stars on the ceiling, cause some trouble and say how you’re feeling Scott look at the sky, […]

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08Sep

Be Who You Are

BE WHO YOU ARE Somebody might try to tell you that it’s not okay to wear blue That hurts your feelings to hear that Cuz they’re your favorite shoes When you feel bad it gets harder to know just what you should do Remember what you like matters Lace ’em up tighter and be who […]

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It’s here! It’s here! The Album Has Arrived

Just a quick note to say that the delicious hard copy version of the album has arrived!!! Now we are getting busy setting up the ‘buy’ links and will officially release the album on Tuesday, September 6th!! Get back to school with BE WHO YOU ARE!!!  

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29Jul

BE True To Your Gut

Be true to your gut. Trust your instincts. Don’t think your feelings aren’t important because they are. If you feel in your gut that you will be good at something, do it! Don’t listen to people who say you can’t do it. Follow what you feel inside becauseyour path is determined by YOU. If the […]

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29Jul

BE Love Not Fear

Fear is a monster that can’t eat you if your heart is full of love. Love is the strongest force there is, and it can swallow fear whole and make fear disappear altogether. Have you ever watched a scary movie and you’re very afraid, and then you hug someone you love and you feel much […]

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29Jul

Be Empathetic

As human beings, we witness all kinds of unfair things every day. Why is one man homeless and another has three houses to live in? Is it important to care about other human beings? To wonder what we might do to help them? To “Feel their pain”? At Be Who You Are we do think […]

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28Jul

BE Your Brightest

Be the brightest star you can be. Shine as bright as you want! As we say in the title track, Be Who You Are: You don’t have to have all the answers, to be a great student of life. You just have to hold up your lantern,  and never be scared of your light. Are you […]

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“Your Toys Could Be Better” Underway!

Today at Be Who You Are headquarters, we’re beginning to record and arrange one of the last tracks on the album called “Your Toys Could Be Better.” It’s a letter to a big movie and toy company from a little girl who is frustrated with the lack of imagination and fun in their toys. She’s […]

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“Into The Garden” In The Can!

Banner day at Be Who You Are headquarters! Richard sprung a new song on us called “Into The Garden” – a Beatles-esque beautiful, magical song with piano and amazing lines like, “windswept, sunset wonderland for the apple of my eye.” He wrote it for Violet, his daughter. Soon to be enjoyed by all! Above are […]

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Production Update! Never Eat Spam…

Greetings from Be Who You Are headquarters where production is closer to the finish line than ever before! Right now we’re working on “Ellen’s Song” with lyrics written by the fabulous Ellen Rehak! It’s a song about following your heart and doing what comes naturally with joy, and also features some great advice: “Never eat […]

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