The Crystal Paine Show is dedicated to helping you embrace life right where you are and take practical steps to get where you want to go.

Crystal says, "My hope is that this podcast will serve as an inspiration to your week, a pause in your day to slow down and reflect a little, a looked-forward-to part of your weekly routine, a place where we can connect on a deeper level… and ultimately, I my desire is that you come away from listening to each episode feeling motivated to bloom where you are planted and take intentional steps to move in the direction you are longing to go."

Crystal is a wife, mom of 6, speaker, New York Times bestselling author, and online entrepreneur, best known for founding

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264. Our Top 25 Favorite Audiobooks

Powered by RedCircle Jesse and I are doing something a little bit different this week and are talking about some of our favorite audiobooks! Summer is a great time for reading, and I especially love audiobooks. Whether you’re looking for a way to pass time while cleaning, cooking, or driving, or you simply want to…

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263. Our Goals for a Slowed Down Summer

Powered by RedCircle This week, join us on the podcast as we share our goals for this summer! You might recall from our recent episodes our theme for the summer is a Slowed Down Summer. Today, we’re talking more about what we plan for that to look like and the specific goals I set for…

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262. What Autism Has Taught Me About Limits & the Goodness of God (with Jessica Hurlbut)

Powered by RedCircle There are certain conversations and interviews that I know after having them, they will stick with me for a long time to come. This episode with Jessica Hurlbut, author of Unlimited Motherhood: Overcome 12 Limits That Overwhelm and Conflict Our Hearts, is one of those. It touched and challenged me deeply… and…

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261. Things We Wish We Knew Before Having an Adult Child

Powered by RedCircle Recently, I mentioned something on Instagram about how having an adult child is wonderful and also there are new challenges as your kids get older and grow wings and fly. This resonated with so many people that I ended up turning my thoughts into an Instagram post. And then it inspired us…

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260. Simple Rules to Decorate Your Home No Matter Your Style or Budget (with Myquillyn Smith)

Powered by RedCircle Myquillyn Smith was my very first in-person guest to ever have on the show — back in 2018! (Listen to episode 12.) And because I loved the in-person experience so much, we decided to ultimately only have in-person guests on the podcasts! She’s also someone I’ve known for years and years through…

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259. Going to College Debt-Free: Our Best Tips & Strategies

Powered by RedCircle I recently shared a blog post on How to Graduate College Debt-Free. This post sparked so many discussions via comments and messages on my blog and through social media that I wanted to explore the topic more in-depth with Jesse on a podcast.  This is not a podcast saying that every single…

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258. How We’re Processing Having Back-to-Back Seniors

Powered by RedCircle Today’s episode is on a topic that was requested by a follower! Jesse and I share what it’s been like navigating back-to-back senior years with our daughters, Kathrynne and Kaitlynn! It has been a whirlwind of emotions and logistics and Jesse and I are opening up about our experiences – the highs,…

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257. Simple Systems That Keep Us Sane

Powered by RedCircle Do you ever feel like you’re just barely keeping your head above water? If so, this episode of The Crystal Paine Show is for you! Jesse and I have been married for 21 years and we’ve learned and grown a lot in those years — and tried a lot of different things…

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256. Micah’s Unexpected Hospital Stay

Powered by RedCircle This episode is a reminder to trust your God-given intuition. If you feel something is wrong or off, get it checked out. In this podcast, we share the story of Micah getting really sick recently and how it ended up landing him in the hospital. We got so many questions from you…

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255. Answering your burning questions on marriage

Powered by RedCircle Join Jesse and I this week as we sit down together for a personal episode where we tackle some burning questions submitted by followers on Instagram and share some life updates. (Including a story about a recent travel mishap where we ended up locked out of our own house at 2 a.m.!!)…

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