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My Family Planner Podcast
Great families happen on purpose, not by accident.
Dec 16, 2022
013 Michael's Family Disney Trip
Vacations can often be extremely expensive, leaving us more tired than we started, and leave us wandering if it was worth it. In this episode, Michael will share how he designed a vacation to build his family and how there was purpose at every step.
Dec 9, 2022
012 Creating Christmas Memories
Christmas is crazy busy and it is easy to miss the moments withour families. In this episode, we will discuss how to create memories in our families that will be remembered for years to come.
Dec 2, 2022
011 How to help your family Discover their Purpose
Whether you have kids or are in a relationship you have different gifting and personality. In this episode, we will discuss each person in your family discovering their purpose and how to develop it.
Nov 25, 2022
010 How to help your family have the right relationships
We all know that our friends and the people we allow to speak into our lives shape our future. In this episode, we will discuss how each member in your family can have the right relationships that set up a great future.
Nov 18, 2022
009 How to help your family develop a relationship with God
The busy schedule and lack of knowledge can keep our families from growing in relationship with God. In this episode we will talk about how to spend time with God and teach your family to do the same.
Oct 3, 2022
008 How to do a meeting with your spouse that sets up the month
The day to day grind can keep you from your goals, dreams and vision. In this episode we will talk about how to have a monthly meeting to review the last month and set up your next month based on your family mission to build the family you really want. Great families happen on purpose not by accident Problem: Staying on track with your goals and dreams, vision Solution: have a monthly meeting to review and look ahead Result: You will stay on track for your goals and building your family * 1x a month now you are going to give date night to reviewing and planning your next month * Spend time to review each of these areas * Look for the good first and then talk about what didn't work Quarterly goals * Marriage * Each Kid * Finances * Vacations * Family Now you are going to talk about the next month * Calendar what you value * What does not make the calendar doesn’t happen Resources XOmarriage.com Download the free planner page - Join us on the next episode, please leave a review
Sep 26, 2022
007 How to create a family budget that actually works
Christmas, gifts, vacations, date nights, days off, and other family related expenses should shape our budget. In this episode, we will talk about the different buckets you should have in your budget based on your family vision and values. Great families happen on purpose not by accident Problem: How do you budget according to your Family Plan Solution: Set aside money for the different buckets in your plan Result: You will stay on track for your financial goals and building your family * How should budget reflect your family plan? Create buckets * Our vacation * Christmas memories or gifts? * How should budget reflect your family plan? * Vision is an intended future and it takes money to make it * A strategic plan is how you budget Budget * Vacation * Trip- w/ kids * 777- w/o kids * Day off envelope * Date night How will you retire * Take all grandkids to disney * Kids date envelope * What are you going to say no to because it does not match brand? * Buy new car or family vaca Resources: Ramsey+ Download the free planner page - Join us on the next episode, please leave a review
Sep 19, 2022
006 How to plan a strategic family vacation
Family vacations are often stressful and you come back more tired that when you started. In this episode we will talk about how to create a "why" for your vacation and let the "why" lead your "what" you do. In the end, you will have a vacation with purpose and get the most out of it. Great families happen on purpose not by accident’ Problem: we go on vacation and it is stressful Solution: have your “why” defined so you make decisions accordingly Result: You’ll make the most of the time together and enjoy the journey * Is the vacation for rest or play; make decisions accordingly * Michael - we like to play hard; more tired when we get back * Financially prepare so you are not stressed; have a budget set aside * Brandon - Season passes to Sea World * Michael - story of a great vacation (Branson; season passes to SDC) * Familiarity * Kid-friendly town with lots of options to get out and do * Good distance from where we lived * Good price point for us Download the free planner page Join us on the next episode, please leave a review
Sep 12, 2022
005 How to plan a successful date night that is fresh and fun
When your marriage is successful, then you will see your parenting succeed. Date nights are necessary for building a great family so you have to plan it. In this episode, we unpack what it looks like to plan a successful date night that is fresh and fun. Great families happen on purpose not by accident Problem: Planning Date Night and keeping it fresh Solution: have a list of restaurants and activities you enjoy Result: You’ll be able to keep it fresh and know she will enjoy it * Brandon - Come to date night and have no plan * Brandon- Johna got upset when I asked her for list, now she loves that she has access to the list and I can still surprise her * Michael - What you and melissa enjoy doing on a date night * We like going to the beach area / downtown - getaway * Sometimes we go to a place close by * Plan: * Budget for date night * Create google doc or shared note on phones * Write out list of favorite restaurants and activities Resources XOmarriage.com Download the free planner page Join us on the next episode, please leave a review
Sep 1, 2022
004 How to use a business to build a child
How can you use the rhythms of your everyday life to strengthen your family. In this episode, Brandon interviews Michael about a recent business trip to Atlanta to create memories with his son. Great families happen on purpose not by accident Brandon: set up that Michael took his 8-year old son to Atlanta for a business trip for 3 days * Worked for 2 days and played for 1 day Brandon: what was the purpose? Train Him * I want to pass on what I have learned so he can stand on my shoulders * He does not have to do what I do * I want him to have a profitable skill when he leaves my house * Train him up in our values and vision as a family * Point him toward God Create a Moment * When he thinks of his childhood, I want him to know he was loved well * One on one time (open ended to allow for conversation) * Shape his identity as a Persaud and ultimately as a child of God * We remember the moments, let’s be intentional (photos and video capture) * Share with his siblings Have Fun * Have fun together * Learn something new * Took Judah to the Georgia Aquarium to see what God has created and to be in awe * Coke Museum was to see what a man created and achieved * I want to leverage my business to serve my family; they are the priority. Download the free planner page Join us on the next episode, please leave a review
Aug 26, 2022
003 How to define your families purpose, so you are fruitful
We look at defining your family's purpose, which will serve as your north star. Why are some families more innovative, more influential, and more fruitful than others? Why do some parents have greater loyalty from their children? Great families have a clearly defined purpose. Great families happen on purpose not by accident Topic: Why your family needs to have a purpose. Why is your family the way it is? - North Star * Why unifies your family by letting them know they are part of something great so they are compelled to say no to anything less. * Know your why for your family - it unifies and clarifies * Every good leader has a vision, followers want to know the destination * Purpose is like fuel * If you have a strong enough why, you can make good decisions as a family * Your purpose bring clarity for how you will approach your parenting * Know your why for your family - it unifies and causes you to fight, gives an enemy * Persaud Why -Jesus died for us so he dese…
Aug 26, 2022
002 How to create memories that matter to your children
What if you had a better sense of how to create memories that matter to your children? What if a dad could design a lesson that he knew his kids would remember twenty years later? What if a homeschooling mom knew how to create an experience that would delight her students? In this episode, we will unpack the idea of creating moments. Great families happen on purpose not by accident Episode: Moments - create moments intentionally to share together Problem: we drift as a family and forget to pause and enjoy where we are Solution: have a mindset of creating moments regularly as a family and individually Result: You’ll have a rich treasure of memories that will build relationships stronger * “Board meetings” every 4 months * Joshua stone memorials throughout the journey * Tip: Take pictures and review pictures * Anniversaries; big ones and small ones * Close: Download the free planner page - section for defining moments for the week Join us on the next episode, pleas…
Aug 26, 2022
001 How to harness the power of routines to help your family win
You can leverage routines to accomplish a lot with little effort. This episode will look at setting up routines to help your family win. Brandon and Michael will share some simple habits you apply with your family and help you understand what this can look like to form your own routines. Great families happen on purpose not by accident Episode: The power of routines Problem: we are scattered Solution: routines help us to create a safe place for our family Result: you can get more accomplished as you leverage how people think * Routines comfort our family and provides security * We can leverage them to help us not micromanage an area * Incentivize routines to establish them * Morning routine * Set up the day by going through the schedule * Bedtime routine * Look at the next day * 15 min clean up * Weekly routine of planning the week (point to the MFP download) * Others: go to the beach, Sunday church Close: Download the free planner page Join us on the next…