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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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Latest Podcast Episodes

Episode 066: What To Do With Envy

I like to read a lot of personal development books. Growing up, my parents always had self-help, business and finance books lying around our house, and we even took a course together when I was a teenage to work on our self-awareness. I grew up familiar with Zig Ziglar, and Tony Robbins, and all of…

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Episode 065: Why Tidying-Up Really Matters

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…

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Episode 064: Creating Useful (and Confident) People with Jodie Cook

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…

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Episode 063: We Are What We Continually Do with Jessica Croker

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…

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Episode 062: Opportunity Cost and Raising a Successful Family with Alison J. Prince

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…

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Episode 061: Coping Is More Than Just Enduring

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…

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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.

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