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“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
Like I discussed in Episode 058, nothing will disrupt your family dynamic like a crisis, or a challenge. Rather than face a major crisis, the Orton family chose to create disruption in their family culture by creating a challenge in the form of an adventure! In 2014, Erik and Emily set sail on a 38’ catamaran…Read More
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…Read More
In a talk given at a Woman’s Conference in October, Michelle Craig discussed the concept of “divine discontent.” Neal Maxwell often used this term in his speeches to describe times when God unsettles our comfort to inspire us to make a change in our lives. Craig describes divine discontent like this: “Divine discontent comes when…Read More
If you haven’t seen the classic film The Karate Kid then you are seriously missing out, and your childhood was deprived! One of the things that makes that movie a classic is when Mr. Miyagi is supposed to be teaching Daniel La Russo how to do karate, he makes him do his house chores instead. He has…Read More
When my oldest turned nine this year, it really dawned on me that we are already halfway through her childhood, and that we only have as much time left with her as we’ve had so far. It was alarming to think that we really only have nine short years left with her! This idea that…Read More
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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.