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Our Modern Heritage: The NEW Home & Family Culture Podcast

I started this show to explore what it takes to have an intentional family culture! So far, I have learned that it takes getting clear on your collective and united vision, values, and traditions that create your family identity, and legacy.

Listen in as I discuss this topic with authors, experts, and other creators who care about the well-being of our families, and the impact our family culture has on the success of our families and the future.

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Solo Episodes

Episode 061: Coping Is More Than Just Enduring

By Jodi Chaffee | 01/08/2019

Life is all about stress. Distress or Eustress, it’s all stress. Some people are in more distress than others. Regardless of our level of stress, we all have our ways of coping with the stressors of our lives. But not all coping strategies are good. I have been thinking a lot about this idea of…

Episode 060: In Pursuit of a Positive Plan of Action

By Jodi Chaffee | 12/18/2018

“Some people are never free from troubles, mainly because they keep their minds attuned to worry. The mind attracts what it dwells on. “Worry serves no useful purpose and can have a serious adverse effect upon your mental as well as your physical health. Charles Mayo, who with his brother William founded the famous Mayo…

Episode 058: Crisis and Family Culture with Jodi Chaffee

By Jodi Chaffee | 12/04/2018

I often refer to my situation as being in crisis mode. Being in this attitude of living is not very conducive to an intentional family culture! A crisis can impact your family to come together and bond, but it is NOT ideal. Often, however, it isn’t the crisis, situation or struggle that matters as much as what…

About me and my podcast

Hey, I'm Jodi, a homeschool mom to four young kids! I started this show to explore what makes a family thrive and found that our family culture is the foundation of a successful family.

All families have a family culture, whether by default or by design. This show is about how to work on designing a family culture that honors your current family, your progenitors, and your posterity.