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Podcast discussion on how families can uncover the vision, values, and traditions that unify and strengthen their family.

Podcast discussion on how families can uncover the vision, values, and traditions that unify and strengthen their family.
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Podcast discussion on how families can uncover the vision, values, and traditions that unify and strengthen their family.

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Episode 046 Solo: What Family Culture Boils Down To

6/26/2018
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This post contains some affiliate links. Click here to learn more. I know that quote is about our corporate journeys, but it is about so much more than that. We need to know our families so well that we can anticipate what needs to be done. We need to be conscientious of our offense as much as our defense. I mean, we need to work on our own "can do" plans that protect our families and intentionally shape us. We need to plant good seeds, but also weed our gardens. This episode is basically...

Duration:00:27:43

Episode 045: Kristen Jensen on Porn-Proofing our Families

6/19/2018
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Good Pictures Bad PicturesGood Pictures Bad Pictures: Porn-Proofing Today’s Young Kids Good Pictures Bad Pictures Jr.: A Simple Plan to Protect Young Minds This Post Contains Affiliate Links Find Kristen and Protect Young Minds Website: www.ProtectYoungMinds.org Twitter: @ProtectYM Facebook: ProtectYM Instagram: @ProtectYoungMinds From this episode This is a difficult topic to discuss, but I cannot emphasize enough how important it is to talk about. Kristen tells us that porn is...

Duration:01:15:02

Episode 044: Bonnie Simon on Raising Musicians

6/12/2018
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This post contains affiliate links. Click here for disclosure statements. I really enjoyed my discussion with Bonnie Simon of Maestro Classics. I learned a lot about how the company began, and why it can be so difficult to introduce our children to classical music! Music is the soundtrack of our lives. We can make our lives so much more interesting with music in our homes, and in our cars while we travel. The type of music is important, too, because we want our families to listen to...

Duration:00:52:10

Episode 043: Morgen Reynolds - The Art of Storytelling

6/5/2018
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This post contains some affiliate links. Click here for disclosure statement. From This Episode Storytelling festivals are LEGIT! If you do a google search, you will find one near you, and they look amazing! I am seriously excited to check these out! Here are some festivals Morgen mentioned: National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough, TN: http://www.storytellingcenter.net/festival/ Mount Timpanogos Storytelling Festival: https://timpfest.org More festivals:...

Duration:00:48:03

Episode 042: Crystal Paschal on Raising Readers

5/29/2018
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itsfundamental.info This post contains affiliate links. Click here to read my disclosure statement. From this episode Crystal and I discuss why reading is so important to our family culture. Reading to our children is like glue that brings us together to have a shared experience. Reading conveys to our children that reading is an important value. Reading books that express our values also helps teach our children those values, such as empathy, or resilience. Start making reading a habit,...

Duration:00:25:13

Episode 041: Results of the LDSHE East Homeschool Conference

5/22/2018
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This Post Contains No Affiliate Links I did something a little different for this episode. I went to a homeschool conference in Williamsburg last week run by the Latter-day Saint Home Educators (LDSHE). I volunteered to help organize the conference this year, so I had the chance to get a behind-the-scenes look at the conference. I was even given the chance to speak at the conference in the Beginners' Seminar on homeschool philosophies. You can view my slides here. And, you can listen if...

Duration:00:20:55

Episode 040 Linda McGurk: Rain or Shine - the Importance of Outdoor Play

5/15/2018
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There’s No Such Thing As Bad Weather: A Scandinavian Mom’s Secrets for Raising Healthy, Resilient, and Confident Kids (from Friluftsliv to Hygge)Rain or Shine Mamma Subscribe to my newsletter From this Episode American culture has less emphasis on outdoor play and free play. Americans are over-scheduled and place a greater emphasis on academics. Sweden makes outdoor play mandated by law. Childhood and preschool is seen as the time for free play. Swedish children have fewer problems with...

Duration:00:48:42

Episode 039: Kelly Stanley - Our Energy IS Our Family Culture

5/8/2018
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This post contains affiliate links Be sure to subscribe to my newsletter so you don't miss a thing! From This Episode Mothers play a significant role in shaping their family culture. Kelly's advice on how moms can be more confident in their role, and manage the stress and pressure are the following: When are firm about boundaries, we can know where to delegate responsibilities, what our limits are, how we can balance the responsibilities to share the load, and also manage the times when...

Duration:00:37:11

Episode 038: Corrie Wiedmann & Kelsa DeBrabant on Teaching & Modeling Resilience

5/1/2018
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www.wondercratekids.com This Post Contains Affiliate Links From This Episode So many amazing tips and tools about how to help our kids develop resilience. Often, we are tempted to shelter our kids from pain and struggle, but actually, those challenges they face each day are there to help them develop their ability to face obstacles as opportunities to grow! I love the Kelsa described resilience as a muscle that we develop through practice and expose to challenges. We are not talking about...

Duration:00:36:11

Episode 037: Solo - Why I Home Educate My Kids

4/24/2018
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This Post Contains Affiliate Links From this Episode: I am discussing why I homeschool and what philosophies have influenced my methods. Listed below are a few of the sites, resources, and books that have influenced me. One thing I want to note that I didn't mention is that any of these values can be applied whether or not you homeschool! Intentional education happens in the home, it's true. BUT, you can do these things after school, weekends, at the dinner table, etc. The ideas I talk...

Duration:00:53:45

Episode 036: Carol Danaher - The Importance of Family Mealtime

4/17/2018
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This Post Contains Affiliate Links From This Episode Ellyn Satter has established an understanding of the "Division of Responsibility" when it comes to feeding our children: Parents' role: WHAT, WHEN, WHERE to eat. Child's role: IF, and HOW MUCH to eat. Competent eating has to do with our ability to listen to our bodies' needs, perceiving satiety (fullness), and appetite. Social cues, or parents dictating whether a child should eat certain food, and how much, creates a power...

Duration:00:34:02

Episode 035: Kirstynn Evans - Starting A Business with Your Child

4/10/2018
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Kirstynn's daughter Nora started a business together called Nor's Macarons: This Post Contains Affiliate Links From This Episode: Nora became interested in Macarons when she was eight and it quickly evolved into a business when she was motivated to earn some money for herself. Starting a business has taught Nora a variety of incredible skills: entrepreneurship, management and leadership, customer service, communication, networking, hiring, grit, resilience, and the process of starting...

Duration:00:47:35

Episode 034 Part 2: Waters + Bennett - Why Home Management is Important to Our Family Culture

4/3/2018
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This Post Contains Affiliate Links From This Episode Brityn is selective about what she allows into her space Wants the time she’s influencing her kids to count. "The Stories That Bind Us" Discusses how family culture is our stories and our family history. These are what create resilience. White noise concept: so much noise to fill our time with that we have to be willing to filter out the noise so that the messages we want to send to our kids doesn’t get drowned out. You know what a...

Duration:00:23:54

Episode 034 Part 1: Waters + Bennett - Why Home Management is Important to Our Family Culture

4/3/2018
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This Post Contains Affiliate Links From This Episode Brityn is selective about what she allows into her space Wants the time she’s influencing her kids to count. "The Stories That Bind Us" Discusses how family culture is our stories and our family history. These are what create resilience. White noise concept: so much noise to fill our time with that we have to be willing to filter out the noise so that the messages we want to send to our kids doesn’t get drowned out. You know what a...

Duration:00:37:43

Episode 033: Kelli McCarty - Toys with Intent

3/27/2018
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FacebookInstagram This Post Contains Affiliate Links From This Episode: In December, I created a page for finding non-toy gift ideas, to reduce clutter, and also create a more intentional list of ideas for gifts. I love what Kelli is doing with Toys With Intent to help families find resources that are actually useful for our children's play time! The gifts we give, the toys we bring into our home are more than just stuff or clutter. If they aren't explicitly for the purpose of helping...

Duration:00:35:12

Episode 032: Lindsay Goulet - Exercise is so much more than self-care!

3/20/2018
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The Post Contains Affiliate Links From this Episode Lindsay's mom was an aerobics instructor so she grew up loving fitness and seeing it as a chance to be with friends doing something fun. Exercise is not self care, it is essential care! Exercise is mental care. Exercise is about giving yourself energy, improving your sleep, improving your health overall, aside from whether or not you lose weight. You will not be in a worse mood when you get over a workout. Exercise is a great way to...

Duration:00:39:13

Episode 031: Ann Visser - Some Things Are Worth Fighting For

3/13/2018
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This Post Contains Affiliate Links From this episode Ann teaches women in a course based on the book "How to Avoid Falling in Love with a Jerk" by John Van Epp. Our relationships can shape the course of our lives. Family culture is the vehicle that takes us toward our vision. Family culture is rooted in connection and fostering the love we feel for each other. Our family culture is rooting in stories, your family stories, your history and memories that you create. Stories are a way to...

Duration:00:39:22

Episode 030: Kimberly Amici - Using Family Retreats to Develop your Family Culture

3/6/2018
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Slice of Life -This Post Contains Affiliate Links- From This Episode Family culture is similar to corporate culture. "Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap and Others Don't" by Jim Collins: helping to define what culture is and what it looks like. "The Hands-Off Manager: How to Mentor People and Allow them to be Successful" by Steve Chandler: allowing space for our children to grow and be guided by our beliefs even when we are apart. Family culture is a reflection of who you...

Duration:00:34:33

Episode 029: Keeping Your Child's Hearts Even When You're Apart (Solo)

2/27/2018
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-This post contains affiliate links- Transcript Last week, I took my two older kids to a birthday party at a laser tag place. My oldest, who is usually super friendly and bubbly, was terrified. It was rough because she was SO excited about this party and was looking forward to it all week! I can see why she was so scared. The place was noisy and flashy, and other than the birthday girl, and her brother, she didn't recognize anyone else. The birthday girl’s mom had not arrived at the party...

Duration:00:09:38

Episode 028: Dina Alexander - Body Image and Technology

2/20/2018
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About Dina educateempowerkids.orgNoah’s New Phone: A Story About Using Technology for Good, Messages About Me: A Journey to Healthy Body ImageHow to Talk to Your Kids About Pornography30 Days of Sex Talks0 Days to a Stronger Child This post contains affiliate links From this Episode Our kids need to be stronger than we are. Our kids experience much tougher issues than we could have imagined as kids. We need to be able to open up and have tough conversations with our kids about these...

Duration:00:50:51