How to Choose Joy for Your Family Even in Trying Times
How to Choose Joy for Your Family Even in Trying Times
We’ve collectively been through a lot as a society over the last few years, and finding joy in the everyday can be a challenge, especially for parents. In this episode, we’re joined by Robin Shear, a joy coach, speaker, and founder of Joy To The World Coaching. We dig into how we as moms can actively choose joy for our families and ourselves, what we can do to ensure our “joy buckets” spill over, and more.
Sponsored by Bon Dévil Ganache and Hope Foods
Robin is a joy coach, speaker, and founder of Joy To The World Coaching . She provides virtual joy coaching to givers who find themselves depleted. She has spent decades helping health care professionals, educators and parents feel good so they can give from a place of fullness and lead effectively again. Robin is a Whole Person Certified Life Coach through the International Coaching Federation (ACC). She is the author of Joy Bites blogs which are filled with thought-provoking nuggets to help readers reframe their thinking in a joyful direction.
Just for the fun of it, Robin shares off-the-cuff “One Take On Joy” videos for her YouTube channel . She also has a private group on Facebook which encourages members from around the world to share what brings them joy as a means of making joy more contagious than any pandemic. Her first book about how to choose joy when life is messy will be released in January 2023. Get a sneak peek of it here.
Robin was recently designated as a Global Presence Ambassador by Parenting 2.0. Robin has volunteered with The Special Olympics, Habitat for Humanity, Compassion International, and Amigos for Christ. Interested in getting more tips from Robin about how to choose joy? Sign up for her newsletter here.
Carve out a little time for pure joy when you indulge in a wickedly delicious coconut-based dessert. Made with dark Belgian chocolate and other high-quality ingredients, Bon Dévil’s Ganaches are coconut based, dairy free, gluten free, plant based, non-GMO, and under 120 calories. Under their devilish facade is a morally righteous angel, in partnership with the PUR Project, Bon Dévil plants thousands of coconut trees every year to help farmers in Southeast Asia. Finally! A plant-based, ethically sourced dessert you can feel good about bringing home to your family.
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We love a brand with an inspiring mission, which is why we love HOPE Foods and their commitment to creating products and communication that nourishes the body, mind, and soul. HOPE Hummus is made using fresh USDA Organic and Non-GMO Certified ingredients, and with freshly blended extra virgin olive oil. It is made without any artificial preservatives. Available in a variety of yummy flavors, grab the pita and veggies and enjoy a delicious hummus while improving your gut health, immunity, and mental health. Yum!
Learn more online: hopefoods.com • Facebook: @HopeHummus • Instagram: @hopefoods • Twitter: @hopehummus
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DAY 1: Little Lady Holiday Duo Nail Polish Set
If your little love wants painted nails, opt for polish that’s free of toxins. Little Lady Nail Polish is 7-toxin free, cruelty free, and vegan, so you can feel safe letting your kids wear it. Your budding fashionista will love the bright colors and glittery shades.
Three will win a Little Lady Holiday Duo Nail Polish Set. Fill out the form below to enter to win.
CINEMOOD Portable Movie Theater.
Bring family movie night outdoors with the CINEMOOD Portable Movie Theater. With options to upload your own content or connect to popular streaming services, you can watch whatever you want wherever you want.
One will win a CINEMOOD Portable Movie Theater. Fill out the form below to enter to win.
Solluna Feel Good Skincare System
Simplify your skincare routine with the Solluna Feel Good Skincare System. Made with organic and 100% plant-based ingredients, this paraben- and phthalate free line will give some much needed nourishment to your beautiful skin.
One will win a Solluna Feel Good Skincare System. Fill out the form below to enter to win.
Slumberkins The Feels
Help your kids connect with their emotions with The Feels set from Slumberkins. This adorable line includes a beautiful book, five emotion creatures (including worry, sad, mad, scared, and calm), and a plush pillow. This set will help to teach your littles how to handle the big feelings that we all face.
One will win The Feels set from Slumberkins. Fill out the form below to enter to win.
Keurig K-Duo Essentials Coffee Maker
When the kiddos get you up before the break of dawn this Christmas, you can brew a whole pot of coffee with the Keurig K-Duo Essentials Coffee Maker. Don’t forget to make a cup later with the k-cup feature when you’re tired from all that merrymaking!
One will win a Keurig K-Duo Essentials Coffee Maker. Fill out the form below to enter to win.
Loog Mini Acoustic Guitar
Made from real wood, the Loog Mini acoustic guitar comes equipped with flashcards featuring chord diagrams to help your little one rock out. Check out the Loog Guitar app for video lessons and a digital songbook so your little crooner can play pop hits from their favorite musicians.
One will win a Loog Mini Acoustic Guitar. Fill out the form below to enter to win.
Bloomscape House Plant
Every home deserves a plant baby (or two, or three). Bloomscape takes the confusion out of plant shopping by offering filters for difficulty level, air cleaning, and beyond, so that you can bring home the perfect greenery for your space.
Three will win a Bloomscape House Plant (Red Agloanema, Hedgehog Aloe, or Sansevieria) (plant type chosen at random). Fill out the form below to enter to win.
Bitsbox Coding for Kids
This standout Coding Subscription Box from Bitsbox actually allows your kids to build their own mobile-friendly apps. Delivered monthly, this beautifully designed kit will surely excited the curious little minds in your family.
One will win a three-month subscription to Bitsbox Coding for Kids. Fill out the form below to enter to win.
CRUNCHI Make Me Blush and Angled Blush Brush pair
The CRUNCHI Make Me Blush and Angled Blush Brush pair will give you the glow you want without toxic ingredients. Vegan, consciously packaged, and Leaping Bunny Certified, your skin deserves this clean beauty upgrade.
Two will win the CRUNCHI Make Me Blush and Angled Blush Brush pair. Fill out the form below to enter to win.
The Spice Lab Taste of America Seasoning Collection
Take charge of the culinary creations during this year’s Festival of Lights with The Spice Lab Taste of America Seasoning Collection. With tasty blends from the Key West all the way to Chicago, you can add flavor and spice to each night of Hanukkah.
Two will win The Spice Lab Taste of America Seasoning Collection. Fill out the form below to enter to win.
Komuello Baby Shoes
Every parent has been through the struggle of getting little feet to stay in their little shoes. Komuello’s innovative design of their oh-so-cute baby shoes just may be the solution to this age old problem. Made from non-toxic, BPA-free materials, your toddler will love teetering around in these comfy shoes.
Three will win a pair of Komuello Baby Shoes. Fill out the form below to enter to win.