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Have you ever found yourself in a moment with your loved ones where you were physically present, but you weren't "all there?” Your mind was chasing your identity outside the home, even as your loved ones chased your attention inside the home? Welcome to the Famous at Home podcast with marriage and leadership coaches, Dr. Josh and Christi Straub. Let’s be honest, we’ve all been there, giving our leftovers to our biggest fans under our roofs, instead of our best. But here’s the good news, it doesn’t take major life changes to shift how we show up. With a realistic, grace-filled look at the struggles families face, the Famous at Home podcast is like having a cup of coffee with authentic friends who just “get you,” yet with the practical and life-changing coaching strategies Josh and Christi use to help spouses, parents, and leaders stay emotionally engaged and connected to their biggest fans. With topics designed to help you become a rockstar in your own home, set healthy rhythms between work and home, and build a rock-solid marriage, the Famous at Home podcast will encourage and inspire you. Because the greatest red carpet you’ll ever walk, is through your front door.

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United States

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Have you ever found yourself in a moment with your loved ones where you were physically present, but you weren't "all there?” Your mind was chasing your identity outside the home, even as your loved ones chased your attention inside the home? Welcome to the Famous at Home podcast with marriage and leadership coaches, Dr. Josh and Christi Straub. Let’s be honest, we’ve all been there, giving our leftovers to our biggest fans under our roofs, instead of our best. But here’s the good news, it doesn’t take major life changes to shift how we show up. With a realistic, grace-filled look at the struggles families face, the Famous at Home podcast is like having a cup of coffee with authentic friends who just “get you,” yet with the practical and life-changing coaching strategies Josh and Christi use to help spouses, parents, and leaders stay emotionally engaged and connected to their biggest fans. With topics designed to help you become a rockstar in your own home, set healthy rhythms between work and home, and build a rock-solid marriage, the Famous at Home podcast will encourage and inspire you. Because the greatest red carpet you’ll ever walk, is through your front door.

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English


Episodes

Making Screen Changes for Your Family

1/26/2023
How has the screen influenced your family? On one hand, you may say you want to spend less time on your phone, but actually following through is quite difficult. Screens have infiltrated every area of our lives: communication, work email, directions, Uber, grocery orders, Amazon Prime, apps for your kids, and the list goes on. So, how does a family actually make changes when it comes to screens? Josh recently deleted a majority of the apps on his phone, practically turning his iPhone into a...

Duration:00:32:05

Parenting: Getting 'It' Right with Sandra Stanley

1/19/2023
Am I getting parenting right? That's a question that crosses our mind quite often. Which makes anyone who decides to write a book with so bold a title as Parenting: Getting it Right, either have a lot of courage or be out of their mind. Fortunately, Pastor Andy Stanley and his wife Sandra (authors and founders of North Point Ministries), who bravely wrote such a title, have parented successfully! Sandra joins us this week to talk to Josh about their experience as parents of now three grown...

Duration:00:38:54

Adventure: Creating Life-Giving Experiences for Your Family

1/12/2023
The everyday mundane has a knack for keeping us comfortable. Before long, we forget to take risks, do something out of our comfort zone, or prioritize activities that actually bring us life. That's why we felt it fitting for the final episode of our Words That Matter for Your Family series to end with the word "adventure." When was the last time your family did something adventurous? In this episode, we talk about: Show Notes: Watch this episode on YouTube...

Duration:00:22:52

Purpose: How to Live On Purpose, Not By Accident, As a Family

1/5/2023
There is a hard truth we all have to come to grips with: If you don't get intentional about the direction of your family, the culture will decide it for you. A culture that values individual achievement at the expense of the family unit results in families who are exhausted, fragmented, and directionless. But what if each individual's purpose in life was meant to be discovered, not outside the home, but within it? And what could this look like for your family? In this episode, we continue...

Duration:00:31:18

Teachable: How to Cultivate a Teachable Spirit in Your Home

12/29/2022
Isn't it wild how we, as humans, are drawn to prioritizing a growth mindset...well, that is, until someone (a spouse, child, coworker, or friend) delivers us some unwelcome constructive criticism. Can we be teachable when it's tempting to be offendable? How we respond as adults may very well be what we cultivate with our kids. As we continue the Words That Matter for Your Family series, this week we talk about the word "teachable" and why it matters for your family. We talk about: Show...

Duration:00:32:27

Faith: How Does Your Faith Actually Influence Your Family?

12/22/2022
Conversation about faith is inevitable with your kids. The trouble is when we, often unintentionally, attach shame and pressure with it, perhaps feeling inadequate about the topic. But what if living it out is more simple than we realize? To continue the Words That Matter for Your Family series, we talk about the word "faith" and why it matters for your family. They talk about: Watch this episode on YouTube here. Show Notes: For more insight on cultivating faith in your home, get a copy...

Duration:00:35:18

Cohesive: How to Foster "Togetherness" in Your Family

12/15/2022
What activities foster a sense of "togetherness" for your family? In this episode, we continue the Words that Matter for Your Family series, and talk about the word "cohesive." Here are some highlights: Watch this episode on YouTube here. Show Notes: For more insight on cultivating "cohesiveness" in your home, purchase a copy of the Famous at Home book here: https://amzn.to/3y1jJFz Become a MyKidsEQ Coach! Sign up for our MyKidsEQ Coaching Workshop...

Duration:00:36:49

Resourceful: Raising Confident, Not Entitled, Kids

12/8/2022
Do you want to work yourself out of a job as a parent? Best selling author and educator Esther Wojcicki describes the one rule she used as a parent with her three daughters, "Don't do anything for your kids that they can do for themselves." As we continue our series, Words that Matter for Your Family, we talk about the word "resourceful," and why training your children to accomplish tasks on their own develops confident, but not entitled, kids. In this episode we talk about: - The...

Duration:00:38:51

Simplicity: Family Life Doesn't Have to be so Complicated

12/1/2022
Does life feel too complex, perhaps even chaotic, at times? As we continue our series, Words that Matter for Your Family, this week we talk about the word "simplicity," and why it's important to take inventory over what is exhausting you. In this episode we talk about: •Identifying the areas of your life that feel more complicated than they need to be. •The correlation between added layers of complexity and added layers of anxiety •Even paying attention to how the things in your physical...

Duration:00:30:04

Discipline: Why Discipline is the "End All Be All" For Your Family, But Not With Your Kids

11/24/2022
As we continue our series, Words that Matter for Your Family, this week we talk about the word "discipline," and why it's the "end all be all" for your family, but not for your kids. We also talk about why it's important to cultivate grace and truth as you lead your family. In this episode we talk about: - The transfer of self-discipline in our relationships as a means of experiencing true freedom - Walking the road of balance and following your family's specific convictions as a...

Duration:00:54:03

Attunement: How to Get Your Spouse and Kids to "Feel Seen"

11/17/2022
As we continue our series, Words that Matter for Your Family, this week we talk about the word "attunement," and why it's important for your spouse and kids to "feel seen" in their relationship with you. We define the word "attunement" and talk about why we should seek consistency, not perfection. In this episode we talk about: - Giving our kids the tools to communicate what they need when they don't feel seen or heard - What it means to have an "Oh, there you are" attitude when you walk...

Duration:00:45:08

Safety: Why Emotional Safety is the Anchor for Lasting Family Connection

11/10/2022
This week, we kick off a brand new series called Words that Matter for Your Family. For the next few weeks we'll be talking about words that better help us show up for our spouse and kids. To begin, we start by talking about the word "safety," what it is and how we cultivate it. In this episode Josh and Christi talk about: - How to pursue your spouse's heart using emotional vocabulary - The way relational warmth wires your child's brain for relationships - Why posture is more important...

Duration:00:48:22

Rethinking the Household

11/3/2022
Have you ever given thought to how your "household" is being defined? The direction it's heading? Or the connectedness you feel to one another? In this episode, we talk about the meaning of the word "household" and how it applies to your family. We talk about: Why it's important to be curious, not intimidated by uncomfortable emotions. How to let go of "the chase" and refocus on nurturing your marriage and your kids. How to embrace your family's uniqueness. How to become a family of...

Duration:00:56:50

Recalibrating Your Family + Exciting Updates from FAH

10/27/2022
Alright, friends! We have some exciting new updates for you about the podcast and Famous at Home. If you're a regular family member of the podcast, you'll want to hear these new updates. Also, do you know those moments when life feels fragmented? When it just feels like everyone is going in their own direction? How do you recalibrate as a family? What is it that reconnects your family at the heart level? In this episode, Josh talks about recalibrating your family and also shares what he and...

Duration:00:19:14

Moving From Chaos to Confident as a Parent with Rebekah Scott

10/20/2022
If you're a parent, you've likely felt overworked, overwhelmed, and unsuccessful. Maybe you feel that way now? Perhaps home even feels chaotic. What if there was a system that helped you take control over your roles and time at home? Where you could move from chaotic to confident, and ultimately, more present. In this episode, Josh and Christi talk with Rebekah Scott, wife, mom of four, business owner, and podcaster about practical ways to move from chaos to confident as a parent. They talk...

Duration:01:03:01

Money and Marriage with Bob and Linda Lotich

10/13/2022
How do you get on the same page as your spouse when it comes to money? Is it possible to simplify your money life? In this episode, Josh and Christi talk with Bob and Linda Lotich, founders of SeedTime, about their new book Simple Money, Rich Life and how to create a clear plan for achieving your financial goals. They talk about: * Ways to become more unified in your marriage around money * The one-category budget: Get 80% of the results with 20% of the work * How to use money as a tool...

Duration:00:53:05

Cultivating Emotional Safety in Marriage

10/5/2022
What is emotional safety? And how do you cultivate an emotionally safe marriage? In this episode, Josh and Christi talk about elephants in marriage and how to be your true self in hard conversations with your spouse. They talk about: * Approaching conversations in love rather than fear * Having an "us against the world" mindset * How to talk to your spouse about feeling emotionally safe Show Notes: Watch this episode on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GU2TYVNwpVI Order a copy...

Duration:00:41:13

Game Changers in Marriage

9/22/2022
In this episode, Josh and Christi talk about practical game changers that have helped level up their own marriage. They use a recent national survey on the biggest issues couples argue about to help you apply these game changers to how you communicate in marriage. Can you guess the #1 issue couples argue about more than any other topic? Listen in to find out. Here are a couple key takeaways: * Why communication is overrated and the game changer that really matters * How to cut through...

Duration:00:42:55

Behind the Scenes of Truly "Successful" Parenting with Helen Smallbone

9/15/2022
What does it mean to be a "successful" parent? And what does it mean to raise "successful" kids? Though the world has one definition for this term, we talk to a mom (and grandma) this week who is on the other side of the trenches, having successfully raised her seven kids in every sense of the word. Helen Smallbone is a co-founder of MUMlife Community and a podcast host with AccessMore, as well as a mom of Grammy Award-winning artists: Rebecca St. James and FOR KING + COUNTRY. In this...

Duration:00:55:51

Raising Emotionally Strong Boys with David Thomas

9/9/2022
Since outbursts and sullenness are common in boys, it's easy to assume that's just how boys are and they will eventually grow out of it. But what if we understood the reasons behind their meltdowns or aloofness? What if there were tools that could help boys build an emotionally strong foundation? In this episode, Josh and Christi talk with their dear friend, David Thomas, LMSW, author, and Director of Family Counseling at Daystar Counseling in Nashville, TN, about his new book Raising...

Duration:00:57:17