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KonMari, Clutter Busting, Clear & Simple, or Fly Lady If you haven’t seen anything about the new Marie Kondo Netflix show, you might be living under a rock. Just kidding. But, seriously, I went on and watched an episode to see what it’s all about, and I did feel myself getting infected by the declutter…Read More
A friend of mine was visiting me with her three-year-old several years ago. We gave her little one a small puzzle to work on but she probably only put one or two pieces of the puzzle in herself because the whole time, her mom worked on the puzzle for her (even though it was supposed…Read More
I asked Jessica how self-care isn’t selfish, and she said that actually it might be! Why not?! We are all worthy of having our needs met. We also need to be capable of modeling what it looks like take care of our needs and be thriving adults. Sometimes we need to actually be willing to…Read More
I first learned this concept of opportunity cost in a personal finance class in college. I have learned this lesson the hard way many times. I recently taught my daughter this concept when she was so excited to get two dollars for her birthday, and was anxious to spend it. So, when she heard the…Read More
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…Read More
“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…Read More
"I love the topic and concept of this podcast and Jodi moves the conversation so naturally. A wise and insightful host."
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.