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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89. An Update on Our Foster Care Journey

Powered by RedCircle (See more pictures and videos of Champ here.) A year ago, we were in the middle of our foster care home study and praying for who God would bring into our home for us to love on. We were at peace about pursuing this path, but we were still apprehensive and wondering…

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88. Answering More Burning Questions

Powered by RedCircle You all love it when we do Answering Your Burning Question podcast episodes. It’s been awhile since we’ve done one, so I posted recently on Instagram asking for questions you’d like Jesse and I to answer on the podcast and you had lots of great questions. We went through as many as…

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87. How to Parent a Passive Child

Powered by RedCircle A few weeks ago, Jesse and I recorded a podcast episode sharing our thoughts on parenting a strong willed child (or a “strong child”, as we prefer to call them). We got so many great responses from people about that episode, but one was a question from a mom asking if we…

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86. How to Talk to Your Spouse About Money (with Shaunti Feldhahn)

Powered by RedCircle As promised, Shaunti Feldhahn is joining me on the podcast this week to talk all things marriage and communication around money. Shaunti and her husband Jeff are researchers who have worked together for years on numerous books and research projects. Their latest project surveyed thousands of couples on the topic of marriage…

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85. Jesse’s Advice for Raising Financially Responsible Kids

Powered by RedCircle “I would love for you to do an episode with Jesse sometime on how he’s taught your kids about budgeting, money, setting up a bank account, etc.” This request came in a few weeks ago, and I knew it would be a perfect podcast topic! So, in this episode, I interview Jesse…

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84. Our Family’s Favorite Games

Powered by RedCircle Board games and card games can be such a great way to have some frugal fun! Best of all, once you’ve invested in a game, you can play it over and over and over again — without ever spending another dime! In this week’s episode of the podcast, Jesse and I share…

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83. How to Parent a Strong-Willed Child

Powered by RedCircle “Could you share some parenting advise for raising my enneagram 8 daughter? She is very headstrong and persistent, but has a complete disregard for rules and regularly challenges authority. As an enneagram 5 (and people pleaser), I do not understand the way she thinks. We have gone around and around and I’ve tried to get to…

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82. Our Favorite TV Shows

Powered by RedCircle One of the things our family loves to do together is watch shows and movies. Recently, someone asked what our favorite shows are to watch together as a family. So, we all talked together as a family and put together a list of some of the shows we’ve most enjoyed together. On…

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81. Kierstyn’s Birth Story

Powered by RedCircle We’re back! Jesse and I have really missed recording podcasts, but it was also nice to take a break and figure out a good rhythm of having three older kids and two babies.  In this episode, we not only share Kierstyn’s birth store but we also answer the questions many of you…

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80. Parenting in the Middle of a Pandemic

Powered by RedCircle A lot of you have asked for my thoughts on how we’re dealing with the Pandemic as parents. Every child is different and you know your kids best, so I’m only sharing how we are approaching things at our house… and these principles can be applied to many different seasons of upheaval.…

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