We both take the Multivitamins too so across the Nature’s Way family, for us, it’s setting our kids up to have good habits around health
GUY & JULES SEBASTIAN JOIN TEAM KIDS SMART
We are so excited to announce that Guy & Jules Sebastian have joined Team Kids Smart as Nature’s Way Kids Smart Ambassadors. As a warm welcome we have interviewed Guy & Jules about their family life, Kids Smart and health goals for 2021.
Welcome on-board Jules & Guy, we are thrilled to have you as our ambassadors for Nature’s Way Kids Smart. You really epitomise the quintessential, modern family – being young, healthy, working parents. Can you give us some background on the synergy between yourselves and the Kids Smart brand and what made you decide to become ambassadors?
Guy: Our family has been taking Kids Smart Vita Gummies for years… our kids love them and love the taste so this was a bit of a no brainer for us. We love the fact that Nature’s Way is an Australian owned, family business and so we’re proud to be aligned with them.
How does Nature’s Way Kids Smart fit into your busy lives?
Jules: Every morning we have made this part of the kids’ breakfast ritual!
What do you see this partnership providing? Health, awareness, kids’ health?
Guy: As parents, we are all just trying to do the very best for our kids, and this just gives us a little peace of mind that we are doing the some of the right things for our kids.
What’s your favourite Nature’s Way Kids Smart product and why? Do the kids have their favourites? If so what and why?
Guy: The kids love the Multi and then we take the Kids Fish Oil… and by we, that’s me too! I have just gotten in the habit of popping one of them with the kids…
Jules: And we both take the Multivitamins too so across the Nature’s Way family, for us, it’s setting our kids up to have good habits around health that will carry them into adulthood.
Have you set any 2021 Family, Health & Wellness goals for 2021?
Guy: A couple of years ago I undertook the challenge of being on the cover of Men’s Health and Jules did it right alongside of me, it was seriously hard work over 2-3 months, but we felt amazing. We literally didn’t eat or drink one bad thing and worked out hard every day for 12 weeks. I need to feel that feeling again so I’m going to try and get a slice of that fitness back into me. Not as hardcore but close.
How did your family look at health and wellness growing up? What have you adopted/changed as a result of that?
Jules: Dinner time for me was always meat and three vege – I had to eat it! Looking back, I’m thankful for this! I was naturally very active as a child – I loved playing team sport, I loved athletics- any sport I could get my hands, I would! My parents had no choice … My dad and brother always played sport, so I had a good example set for me. Times may have changed, but there is a huge focus on mental health and physical well-being, which I think is a really positive culture. Guy and I continually try and set this tone in our home with the kids.
How do you prioritise wellness for yourselves & your family?
Jules: We prioritise family first, and we approach that holistically. Our aim is to raise happy and healthy humans, and that includes all facets of health.
Is there anything you could recommend/quirky hints/tips for health/nutrition in the Sebastian household’?
Guy: Just make it fun! The kids don’t realise they’re being tired out by all this exercise and fresh air and good stuff when they are running around having the time of their lives.
Jules: … and Vita Gummies are delicious!
What’s a typical day in the life of the Sebastian family?
Jules: Our work life is never typical and no day is the same, however we are not really any different to any other family out there – school routine, after school activities, homework, and packed weekends with parties and sport and playing.
What does the Sebastian family like to do together? Any weekly/daily activities?
Guy: We get outdoors as often as we can. I love taking the boys fishing, bike riding, taking the boys to the driving range – they love it nearly as much as I do – or taking the dog for a walk… anything to get outdoors and to get some fresh air. During the school term the boys have a pretty rigid set of after school sports but in the holidays anything goes.
What do you see as being your biggest success/accomplishment?
Jules: Other than our kids, we feel very proud of the work we do through The Sebastian Foundation.
Guy: We started the charity about seven years ago now to help families going through a tough time and over the last year have been focusing on youth mental health issues. There are too many kids in this country affected by anxiety and depression and even losing their lives to mental health issues so we wanted to do what we could to help.
On the flip side – most challenging time, but what did it teach you?
Guy: The last couple of years have been quite tough with a very acrimonious management split. The relationship between an artist and their manager is extremely close and when it fell apart it was painful and definitely challenging. But I gained a lot of strength from it and have experienced the best years of my career in the aftermath, have made some of the music I’m proudest of and have learned how important it is to have the right people around you.
Any words of wisdom or motto’s you live by?
Jules: Be Kind. Always be kind. There’s not a single situation in life where that is not the right thing to do.