Different Isn’t Bad
By Robin Galley Johnson
Connecting families ONE story at a time!
Finally a kids podcast you can trust!
Miss Robin brings over 25 years of experience with her as she lovingly guides each episode teaching all of us what it means to be Brave, Kind and Different.
Finally a kids podcast you can trust!
Miss Robin brings over 25 years of experience with her as she lovingly guides each episode teaching all of us what it means to be Brave, Kind and Different.
Different Isn’t BadApr 11, 2023
Episode 114 -Bonus
In this episode Miss Robin shares about her new children’s book and the reason Stabby the cat got a new name. listen in
Apr 11, 202305:07
Episode 113- That’s Not Fair
Have you ever said these words “That’s not fair.” In todays episode we meet Little Miss and find out what it means to treat others the way we would like to be treated. Listen in.
Sep 16, 202208:37
Episode 112 - The Crazy King
In todays episode we hear the true story of a crazy king that ate grass and had claws like an eagle. God used this king to teach His people a lesson they would never forget. Listen in.
Sep 09, 202211:18
Episode 111 - Ezekiel’s Strange Vision - Part 2
In the second episode of “Ezekiel’s Strange Vision” we find out why God showed Ezekiel the vision in the first place. What was Ezekiel suppose to tell Gods people? Did they do what God said? Listen in.
Sep 02, 202208:47
Episode 110 - Ezekiel’s Strange Vision - Part 1
Have you ever had a strange dream? In todays episode we meet Ezekiel. He had a vision of creatures with human bodies and animal faces! Listen in.
Aug 26, 202209:09
Episode 109 - Season 4 Begins
This season we will be going on a different kind of adventure. Listen in.
Aug 19, 202209:22
Episode 108- Book Update
Hear a short update on the different ways Miss Robin wants to publish her childrens book. Listen in.
Jul 20, 202201:21
Episode 107 - Happy Birthday America!
Today Miss Robin shares some fun facts about the 4th of July. Listen in.
Jul 03, 202202:58
Episode 106 - Book Announcement
Miss Robin is excited to update all of you on our book “Different Isn’t Bad” Join “Team Stubby” here. https://www.gofundme.com/f/team-stubby-the-cat?member=19131999&sharetype=teams&utm_campaign=p_na+share-sheet&utm_medium=copy_link&utm_source=customer
Jun 30, 202202:10
Episode 105 - Exciting News!!
Do you want to hear some exciting news about Stubby the cat and all his friends? Listen in.
Jun 03, 202202:14
Episode 104 - Kindness Counts
Today Miss Robin retells the story of Stubby the cat and an unlikely new friend. Listen in.
May 27, 202204:33
Episode 103 - The Road Trip
Have you ever been on a road trip?Join Stubby the cat and his best friend Lucy the dog as they go on an a crazy road trip that ends up very different. In todays episode Miss Robin retells another favorite story from her Podcast. Listen in.
May 20, 202206:48
Episode 102 - Through The Glass Door
Today Miss Robin retells the story of Stubby the cat and his new inside friend Snowflake. If you need a sweet and simple story to help your child understand that people and pets all pass away one day then this episode will help you open up a conversation about death. Listen in.
May 13, 202209:12
Episode 101 - Meet Stubby - Part 2
In todays episode we find out what Stubby the cat does when his mama tells him it’s time for bed. Listen in.
May 06, 202203:26
Episode 100 - Meet Stubby - Part 1
In this episode Miss Robin retails the story of the cat who started it all! Happy 100th episode Stubby! Listen in.
Apr 30, 202202:35
Episode 99 - Good Stewards-Earth Day
In todays episode we learn how to treat Gods creation the way He wants us to treat it. Listen in.
Apr 22, 202203:29
Episode 98 - Easter
Today is Easter! It’s a day Christians all over the world celebrate Jesus coming back to life! Listen in.
Apr 17, 202208:51
Episode 97 - The Other Bad Boys
Today is “Good Friday” it’s a day Christian’s remember what Jesus did for them on the cross. In this episode Miss Robin tells you about the other bad guys and how Jesus forgave them them for what they did wrong. Listen in.
Apr 15, 202209:40
Episode 96 - Bad Boys With A Plan
Have you ever known two people who hated each other then became friends? In our sixth episode of our countdown to Easter Miss Robin tells the story of two bad guys who joined together because of ONE person. can you guess who that one person was? Listen in.
Apr 08, 202208:57
Episode 95 - Do Not Fear
This is the fifth episode in our countdown to Easter. Have you ever been afraid? I have. In todays episode we hear a true story of a man named Peter who was so afraid he did something mean. Listen in.
Apr 01, 202210:06
Episode 94 - Tricked
Welcome to our fourth episode in our countdown to Easter. In todays episode we find out that some friends aren’t what they pretend to be. Listen in.
Mar 25, 202210:16
Episode 93 - The Last Supper
This is the third story in our countdown to Easter. In todays episode Jesus says and does something that makes His disciple sad and also confuses them. Listen in.
Mar 18, 202209:35
Episode 92 - Holiday Magic - Saint Patrick’s Day
Saint Patrick’s Day is more then just wearing green. Did you know that Saint Patrick was once a slave and showed Gods love by using a three leaf clover? Listen in.
Mar 17, 202205:46
Episode 91 - Colten the Donkey
This is the second story in our countdown to Easter. In todays episode a little donkey gets a BIG job! Listen in.
Mar 11, 202210:24
Episode 90 - It’s Ok To Cry
Today we will be talking about a hard subject for kids to understand , death. If you think your child isn’t ready to discuss death feel free to skip this episode. But if you need a sweet story and some curious questions to start a conversation with them then this episode is for you. Listen in.
Mar 04, 202210:34
Episode 89 - The Helper
Have you ever needed help? Me too! In todays episode Lucy the dog helps Buddy the cat understand somethings that confuse him. Listen in.
Feb 25, 202209:36
Episode 88 - Water Your Seeds
Did you know that if you belong to Jesus there are seeds growing inside your heart?? Yes! In todays episode we learn about those seeds and how to water them. Listen in.
Feb 18, 202208:47
Episode 87 - Holiday Magic - Valentines Day
Did you know that way back in 270 AD marriage was outlawed and a priest named Saint Valentine gave his life for love? Listen in.
Feb 14, 202206:34
Episode 86 - The Promise
Have you ever made a promise and not kept it? I have. Today we hear a true story about a promise that will never be broken. It involves a rainbow. Listen in.
Feb 11, 202212:08
Episode 85 - The “Tail” of Two Sons
Have you ever told someone you would do what is right and then NOT done it? I have! In todays episode Buddy the cat doesn’t want to go to bed and learns what it means to obey with his actions not just his words. Listen in.
Feb 04, 202209:26
Episode 84 - Buddy Learns A Lesson
Has someone ever been mean to you? How did you treat them? In todays story Buddy the cat learns a lesson from Stubby on how to be kind when others are mean. Listen in.
Jan 28, 202209:18
Episode 83 - The Angel That Disobeyed
In the last of our three part episode on angels Miss Robin tells us about an angel that started out good and then turned bad! Listen in.
Jan 21, 202208:17
Episode 82 - The Fighting Angel
In the second episode of our angel series we find out that God has a special angel who is called “the great prince. He will fight to protect God’s people. This angel even fights a dragon! Listen in.
Jan 14, 202209:03
Episode 81 - The Good News Angel
Happy New Year! Today we start a three part episode on angels. What do you know about angels? Are they scary? Listen in.
Jan 07, 202208:26
Episode 80 - Holiday Magic - Christmas
Merry Christmas! Did you know that God gave himself as a present on Christmas? Listen in.
Dec 25, 202104:43
Episode 79 - A Special Name
Merry Christmas! Today is our last story in our “Christmas Countdown”. What name were you given when you were born? Did you know that Jesus has another name? It was given to him a long long time before He was born. Listen in.
Dec 24, 202108:37
Episode 78 - Noel The Christmas Star
This is our third story in our “Christmas Countdown”. In todays episode we meet a very special star named Noel who forgets how special she is to her family until something amazing happens. Listen in.
Dec 17, 202110:14
Episode 77 - Juniper The Pine Tree
Welcome to the third story in our Christmas countdown. Have you ever wanted to look like someone else? In today’s story Juniper the pine tree learns that being little isn’t bad. Listen in.
Dec 10, 202108:22
Episode 76 - A Present For Daddy
Today we start our COUNTDOWN to Christmas! Only 24 more sleeps until we celebrate. In today’s episode Stubby the cat wants to give his daddy a present. Listen in.
Dec 03, 202109:10
Episode 75 - Holiday Magic -Thanksgiving
Join Miss Robin for some fun facts about Thanksgiving that you can talk about around the table. Happy Thanksgiving! Listen in.
Nov 25, 202103:31
Episode 74 - Thankful Buddy
Are you celebrating Thanksgiving with family or are you getting together with friends? What if you had no one to celebrate with? How would you feel? In today’s episode Buddy that cat learns something NEW about being thankful. Listen in.
Nov 24, 202109:24
Episode 73 - Stubby’s Broken “Want To”
Has your “Want To” ever been broken? Maybe things got too hard and you wanted to give up. In today’s episode Stubby the cat learns how to keep going when he is discouraged. Listen in.
Nov 19, 202108:16
Episode 72 - The Road Trip
In today episode Stubby the cat and Lucy the dog go on a long trip full of misdirection and beauty. Did you know that God gives us a road map that will help us find our way when we get lost? Listen in.
Nov 12, 202108:15
Episode 71 - Scary Water
Have you ever been afraid of swimming in deep water? In today’s episode Miss Robin shares how learning from others has helped her be a better swimmer AND helped her to understand the Bible differently. Listen in.
Nov 05, 202108:22
Episode 70 - Holiday Magic - Halloween
In today’s episode Miss Robin shares some fun facts you might not know about Halloween. Listen in.
Oct 31, 202104:60
Episode 69 - Dry Bones
In our second SPOOKY & FUN story leading up to Halloween Miss Robin tells us a Bible story about a valley full of skeletons and a very obedient priest and prophet named Ezekiel. Listen in.
Oct 29, 202107:49
Episode 68 - The Evil Queen
DISNEY doesn’t have this EVIL QUEEN! Join Miss Robin as she makes her way toward Halloween by telling you the true story of the most evil Queen EVER! Listen in.
Oct 22, 202109:24
Episode 67 - Not Today
Today’s episode will help you to talk to your little ones about some difficult things like sickness and death. In this short story Miss Robin shares how Stubby the cat learns to be thankful for the days he still has with his mama. Listen in.
Oct 15, 202109:41
Bonus - Interview With A Kid
Ezekiel is 9 years old and has lots of favorite things to talk about. Listen in.
Oct 08, 202113:05
Episode 66 - Libby The Lost Lamb - Part 2
In today’s episode we finish the story of Libby the lost lamb and find out if anyone comes to rescue her. Listen in.
Oct 01, 202110:02
Episode 65 - Libby The Lost Lamb - Part 1
In today’s episode Miss Robin shares about a little lamb who gets into trouble. It’s Miss Robins version of a story her mamma told her when she was little. Listen in.
Sep 24, 202107:27
Episode 64 - Misunderstood Max
Have you ever been teased or misunderstood? In today’s episode Miss Robin will share the story of Max the cat. Listen in.
Sep 17, 202107:20
Episode 63 - Late Night Library
Today I read a book by my brother-in-law John Esposito. It’s a story about books that come alive! Listen in.
Sep 10, 202105:21
Episode 62- Labor Day
Happy Labor Day. In this short BONUS episode Miss Robin will share some FUN facts about this holiday. Listen in.
Sep 06, 202102:47
It’s what you’ve been waiting for. Miss Robins new contest. Listen in for all the details.
Sep 03, 202102:18
Episode 61 - A Home for Buddy
Having a home of your own is important. Without one you could feel scared and sad. In today’s episode we meet a NEW character in Miss Robins stories. Listen in.
Aug 27, 202108:02
Episode 60 - The Young King - Part 2
Have you ever wanted your own way, even though you knew it was bad for you? Today we continue the story of King Joash who was only 7 years old and made the mistake of listening to the wrong friends. Listen in.
Aug 20, 202107:40
Episode 59 - The Young King - Part 1
In the first episode of Season 3, Miss Robin tells a true story of boy who became a King at the age of 7. Listen in.
Aug 13, 202108:41
Episode 58 - NEW Season Begins!
Kids at heart, are you looking for a short podcast that will help you connect with your kids? Well look no further! Finally a podcast you can trust. Listen in.
Aug 06, 202100:50
Episode 57 - Summer Favorites- Hide and Seek
In today’s final summer favorite episode we find out what Stubby the cat did to help his little cousins have fun at the cabin. Listen in.
Jul 30, 202106:09
Episode 56 - Summer Favorites - Cabin Time
In today’s episode Stubby the cat visits his grandparents cabin and learns that playing with his younger couisin takes lots of imagination. Listen in.
Jul 23, 202106:10
Episode 55 - Summer Favorites - You Don’t Scare Me
In this episode Marley the mouse has to decide whether he’ll stand up to a bully or run away. Listen in.
Jul 16, 202108:22
Episode 54 - Summer Favorites - Marley the Mouse
In today’s episode Marley the mouse is afraid of a snake named Billy. Listen in.
Jul 09, 202107:11
Episode 53 - Holiday Magic- 4th Of July
In this bonus episode Miss Robin shares some fun fact about America’s birthday! Listen in.
Jul 04, 202103:12
Episode 52 -Summer Favorites- It’s Fun to Laugh
In today’s episode Stubby the cat comes up with a kind solution to a big problem. Listen in.
Jul 02, 202107:10
Episode 51 - Summer Favorites - The Jester Club
In today’s episode Stubby the cats friends think they are funny when they tease him. But Stubby is brave, kind and different. Listen in.
Jun 25, 202107:39
Episode 50 - Summer Favorites - Lucy Saves the Day
In this episode Lucy the dog helps Stubby the cat feel better after a long hard day at school. Listen in.
Jun 18, 202107:41
Episode 49 - Summer Favorites - Lucy I’m Home
Have you ever had a bad day? I have. That’s when you need a good friend. Today we meet Lucy the dog. Listen in
Jun 11, 202106:23
Episode 48 - Summer Favorites- Bedtime Blues
In this episode we hear just what Stubby the cat does when his mama tells him it’s bedtime. Listen in.
Jun 04, 202106:05
Episode 47 - Holiday Magic - Memorial Day
Did you know that Memorial Day wasn’t always called that? Listen in.
May 31, 202103:14
Episode 46 - Summer Favorites - It’s ok to be Different
Summer is here!! Miss Robin shares some of her favorite stories.Plus a little surprise at the end of each episode.Listen in.
May 28, 202106:05
Episode 45 - Everyone’s Different
Welcome to our Summer favorites! Connecting families one SHORT story at a time.
May 26, 202100:52
Episode 44 - Sprinkles- It’s ok to Make Mistakes - Moses
Have you ever disobeyed? I have. In today’s episode we hear all about Moses a boy who grew up in a palace only to end up in the desert with lots of unhappy people. Listen in
May 21, 202110:03
Episode 43 - Sprinkles - It’s ok to Make Mistakes - Miriam
Do you have a big sister? In today’s episode we hear about a girl named Miriam who helped her little brother become a great man. Miriam also made a big mistake that hurt him. Listen in.
May 14, 202111:23
Episode 42 - Sprinkles - It’s ok to Make Mistakes - Joseph
In our continuing series Miss Robin tells us about a boy who made the mistake of bragging to his family. Listen in.
May 07, 202110:05
Episode 41 - Sprinkles - It’s ok to Make Mistakes - Eve
Mother’s Day is just around the corner and Miss Robin wanted to share the story of the first mother ever. In today’s episode Eve makes a BIG mistake! Listen in.
Apr 30, 202108:41
Episode 40 - Slow Down Sally
Have you ever done something so fast that you had to go back and do it again? I have! In today’s episode Sally the Seal learns a valuable lesson from her friend Willy the Walrus. Listen in.
Apr 23, 202109:11
Episode 39 - Just One More Thing
Abaleen the barn owl loves to talk and Stubby the cat likes to listen. This episode is dedicated to my great nieces and nephew who inspired it. Listen in.
Apr 16, 202107:18
Episode 38 - The Big Sneeze
In today’s episode Lucy the dog and Stubby the cat find out what makes them sneeze In Spring. Listen in.
Apr 09, 202107:29
Episode 37 - Sprinkles - Why is Good Friday Good?
Easter isn’t all about bunnies and Easter egg hunts. It’s so much more! In todays episode Miss Robin tells you all about the real reason we celebrate and why Good Friday is so good. Listen in.
Apr 02, 202107:42
Episode 36 - Benny the Bunny
Easter is just around the corner! Join Miss Robin as she shares the story of a Bunny who doesn’t want to get dirty and his friend Charlie the chicken who shows him what fun really looks like! Listen in.
Mar 26, 202109:21
Episode 35 - Sprinkles - People & Rest - Days Six & Seven
Did you know we are made from dust? In today’s episode we find out just what God did to create man and women. Listen in.
Mar 19, 202109:44
Episode 34 - Sprinkles - Living Things - Day Five
How were the birds in the sky and the fish in the sea made? In today’s episode we learn all about that and how God told us to take care of them. Listen in.
Mar 12, 202114:06
Episode 33 - Just Kidding
Have you ever been hurt by a friend? Did you get mad? In today’s episode Giggly Goat finds out what kind of friend Funny Ferret is and how forgiveness helps.
Mar 05, 202114:06
Episode 32 - Sprinkles - Lights - Day Four
In today’s episode we learn all about the lights in the sky and how God created them. Listen in.
Feb 26, 202113:54
Episode 31 - Sprinkles - Plants - Day Three
Did you know that God made the plants and trees before He made people? In today’s “Sprinkle” episode we learn all about the first foods God made and why He gave them to us. Listen in.
Feb 19, 202113:14
Episode 30 - I Love You Most
In this episode Miss Robin sends a special poem just for you! Have a great Valentines Day and remember to show love and kindness everywhere you go.
Feb 12, 202110:40
Episode 29 - Sophie the Kitten
Have you ever felt lonely? Maybe it’s because you were different than other people. In today’s story Sophie the kitten learns she doesn’t have to be like everyone else. Listen in.
Feb 05, 202115:29
Episode 28 - Sprinkles - Sky - Day Two
Sprinkles is a fun and different part of my NEW season! It brings a sweet, colorful mixture to my podcast. This episode talks about the Sky and how God made it. Listen in!
Jan 29, 202113:13
Episode - 27 - Marley the Mouse
In today’s episode Marley the mouse overcomes his fear of Billy the Bully snake and learns that being brave doesn’t mean you’re NEVER afraid again!
Jan 22, 202114:40
Episode 26 - Sprinkles - The Beginning - Day One
SPRINKLES is a really fun and different part of my NEW Season! It brings a sweet, colorful mixture to my podcast. This episode talks all about how light and dark were all part of Gods plan for the world. Listen in!
Jan 17, 202112:10
Episode 25 - Kindness Counts
Being kind is how we show we are brave and different ! In today’s episode Stubby the cat is kind to a little creature that most cats don’t like ! Listen in as Miss Robin shares her original story.
Jan 13, 202112:26
Episode 24 - Be Kind. Be Brave. Be Different.
Happy New Year! Can you believe our first season of the “Different Isn’t Bad” podcast for kids is done? Get ready for an exciting new, DIFFERENT, second season. Listen in as Miss Robin shares whats coming next.
Jan 01, 202103:14
Episode 23 - A Christmas Memory
As we end this year Miss Robin shares some of her Favorite Christmas memories that include a can of black olives and a BIG box of Cornflakes!
Dec 26, 202004:51
Episode 22- What Is Christmas?
Is Christmas about a tree with lights? Gifts and sugar filled treats? In today’s episode Miss Robin shares a book by Michelle Medlock Adams that reminds us that Christmas is more than all that! Listen in as we learn what Christmas is.
Dec 18, 202007:35
Episode 21 - Room for a Little One
Did you know that God loves animals? In fact besides Mary and Joseph the animals got to watch Jesus being born! In today’s story a kind Ox invites many different animals into his stable. Listen in as Miss Robin reads this sweet Christmas book.
Dec 11, 202010:13
Episode 20 - The Little Reindeer
Have you ever found a reindeer? In today’s episode Ollie hears jingle bells and follows them to find something very special in the magical forest.
Dec 04, 202009:05
Episode 19 - Mooseltoe
Today’s episode is dedicated to Eli Shultz. Mooseltoe was one of his favorite Christmas stories! Have you ever wanted to do something different for Christmas? Mr. Moose did just that! Join us for a perfectly perfect start to our Christmas countdown!
Nov 27, 202012:34
Episode 18 - What Is Thanksgiving?
In today’s episode we learn that Thanksgiving is more than just good food, parades and close family. It’s about being thankful!
Nov 20, 202007:45
Episode 17 - I Will Not Be Afraid
In today’s episode kids learn that they don’t have to be afraid because God is with them. What an encouraging message especially during these scary times in the world. Listen in as Miss Robin shares one of her favorite books.
Nov 13, 202011:33
Episode 16 - Licky the Lizard
Have you ever been afraid of lizards? In today’s episode Miss Robin shares a story by author Melissa Henderson who used to be afraid too! Not anymore! Listen in to see how she made friends with one of Gods little creatures.
Nov 06, 202008:10
Episode 15 - P is for Pumpkin
In this wonderful book Kathy-Jo Wargin uses the alphabet to help kids journey through God’s harvest blessings. Along the way they will discover just how much there is to be thankful for.
Oct 30, 202012:21
Episode 14- God’s Blessings of Fall
Fall is in the air and Miss Robin is excited to share something different with you! Join her and a bunch of Gods critters as she introduces a new author Miss Jean Matthew Hall.
Oct 23, 202012:21
Episode 13 - The Unlikely Prince
In today’s episode Stubby the cat learns that treating people the way he wants to be treated is the most royal thing he can do.
Oct 16, 202008:48
Episode 12 - Late Night Library
Have you ever seen books dance and sing? Well that’s what happens in today’s episode “Late Night Library” by a new author who is a kid at heart just like Miss Robin. Everyone join me in a happy dance as I introduce you to John D. Esposito, AKA Papa E!
Oct 09, 202008:23
Episode 11 - Little Ranch On A Prairie
In today’s episode Stubby the Cat visits Farmer Dave’s ranch and meets a little Mouse named Marley who likes to brag!
Oct 02, 202012:23
Episode 10 - Just Be You
In today’s episode Stubby learns that he doesn’t need to do everything and learns a valuable lesson from his teacher Mrs. Smith.
Sep 25, 202010:16
Episode 9 - The Jester Club
In today’s episode Stubby the Cat decides to start a club that helps bring all his friend old and new together through laughter.
Sep 18, 202011:00
Episode 8 - You are Special
In todays episode Miss Robin shares a story from one of her favorite childrens authors, Max Lucado. Grab your loved ones and listen together. This could soon become one of your new family favorites too!
Sep 11, 202015:01
Episode 7- Cabin Time
In today’s episode Stubby takes a trip back to his grandparents cabin and learns that being patient and being kind aren’t as easy as he thought. Listen in.
Sep 04, 202010:28
Exciting announcement from Miss Robin!
Sep 02, 202000:51
Episode 6 - The Rainy Dreary Day
In today’s episode Stubby the cat faces some of his biggest FEARS as he learns that storms aren’t a bad thing.
Aug 28, 202009:30
Episode 5 - Born to Fly
In today’s episode Stubby ventures out into the magical garden behind his big backyard and meets baby sparrow. She shows Stubby that being brave and being kind looks much different than he thought.
Aug 21, 202009:10
Episode 4 - Lucy I’m Home
In today’s episode Stubby the cat is dealing with his BIG emotions and Lucy the dog tries to help him.
Aug 14, 202008:40
Episode 3 - Everything’s Different
In today’s episode Stubby goes back to school and finds out that thing aren’t quite like they use to be.
Aug 07, 202010:05
Episode 2 - Through the Glass Door
In this episode Stubby the cat makes a new friend who lives inside the house. One day his new friend is nowhere to be found and Stubby is really sad. Have you ever been sad? Tune in and see what happens.
Jul 31, 202012:51
Episode 1 - Meet Stubby the Cat
In this very first episode we meet Stubby the cat. A cat who is afraid of what his friends will say about him. Have you ever felt that way? Join Miss Robin as she shares her original story “Different Isn’t Bad It’s Just Different.”
Jul 24, 202009:49