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 3, speaker, author, and online entrepreneur, best known for founding MoneySavingMom.com as well as YourBloggingMentor.com.

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171. My Unexpected Hospital Stay

In the middle of May, I went in for what I thought was just a routine weekly ultrasound, but there were some significant concerns about the baby’s movements/activity. Within an hour, they were prepping me for the very real possibility of a c-section that day. (Starting steroid shots, no eating/drinking, admitting me to the hospital,…

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170. Making Sabbath Rest a Priority (with Bob & Linda Lotich)

“Start where you are.” Such a short statement but has such a huge impact. In this episode of The Crystal Paine Show, Bob and Linda Lotich, authors of their new book Simple Money, Rich Life: Achieve True Financial Freedom and Design a Life of Eternal Impact, talk about how they’ve made Sabbath a priority in…

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169. Helping our teens deepen their relationship with Jesus (with Angela Perritt)

I hear from so many moms who ask for suggestions on how to help their teens develop a closer relationship with Jesus. So I’m excited to have Angelia Perritt joining me in the studio for this conversation. She has three daughters and she just released a beautiful new bible called, Young Women Love God Greatly…

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168. Helping your kids fight less & get along better

Last week on the podcast, we mentioned our daughters going to prom and how they wanted to go with their dates together. We talked about how their relationship has developed and some of the different seasons they have walked through. A number of people wrote in and asked how our daughters developed such a close…

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167. How I Found Time to Write a Book

Today’s topic is fresh on my mind because I just turned in the second round of edits for the manuscript of my next book. It comes out in early 2023 and I’m so excited about it! In this episode, we “pull back the curtain” on publishing and share what I’ve learned about writing books, the…

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166. Raising Teens: Answering your burning questions

I used to be afraid of having teenagers. The thought of raising kids into adulthood felt like such a huge and overwhelming responsibility. I worried I would totally mess things up, miss the mark, and make mistakes. But then Jesus radically transformed my heart. He opened up my eyes to how deeply I am loved…

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165. Wisdom from a mom of 14 (with Nicole Homan)

“Home is for learning and not for perfection.” In this week’s must-listen-to podcast episode, Nicole Homan — author of They Call Me Mama — shares lessons she’s learned as the mom of 14 kids. She tells the story of their unexpected journey to growing their family to 16 (14 kids + parents), what it’s really…

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164. How to Stop Fearing the Future & Live in Hope Today (with Nicole Zasowski)

I found Nicole Zasowski through her book, What If It’s Wonderful? Release Your Fears, Choose Joy, and Find Courage to Celebrate and it hit me in some really deep places. I didn’t expect a book about celebration would have me uncovering such unexpected things I need to process through in my life. In her book…

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163. What We Wish We Have Known Before Having Kids

If we could go back and tell our 23-year-old and 24-year-old selves something when we had our first child, what would we say? In this episode, we share some candid thoughts on What We Wish We Had Known Before Having Kids. We discuss how I went into parenting thinking I could control our kids and…

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162. Making Time for Romance When You Have Kids

If there was one question we are asked to answer the most often, it’s likely, something along the lines of, “How do you prioritize your marriage when you have kids?” In this week’s podcast episode, we share some of our best suggestions to make time for romance when you have kids. We share things we…

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