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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182. Start with Hello: Simple Ways to Build Community (with Shannan Martin)

  Powered by RedCircle I loved this week’s podcast conversation with Shannan Martin on the topic of building connection in our communities. My favorite quote of the entire episode was, “The only thing you need to practice hospitality is a glass of water.” Meaning: opening up your door and offering a glass of water is…

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181. What is Kathrynne doing after high school?

Powered by RedCircle “What is Kathrynne doing after high school?” Jesse and I have been asked this over and over again — and Kathrynne has been asked this even more! These questions sparked today’s conversation — about how easy it is to put pressure on others unknowingly and to spend so much of our lives…

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180. Why You Should Read Aloud with Your Kids (with Jennifer Pepito)

Powered by RedCircle This week’s podcast episode is on a topic that is very close to my heart… because it’s something that so deeply impacted me! When I was growing up, my mom read aloud to us almost every single day and I have so many fond memories of the time we spent gathered together…

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179. An Interview with Jesse

Powered by RedCircle (A photo taken at the end of a long two days traveling to Branson and spending time with extended family and at Silver Dollar City. You can see the tiredness on our face but also the deep gratitude for this life we have!) I thought that it would be fun to sort…

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178. From Street Kid to Foster Dad (with Peter Mutabazi)

Powered by RedCircle I loved this conversation with Peter Mutabazi — a single foster dad who has such a heart for kids. In this episode, he shares a little about his heartbreaking but also inspiring story of being abused by his dad as a boy and finally making the decision to run away — having…

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177. Setting Healthy Boundaries for Your Family (with Rachel Norman)

Powered by RedCircle Are you tired or feeling overwhelmed as a mom? In this episode, Rachel Norman shares what she has learned about setting healthy boundaries. Rachel is a mom of five and the author of If Mama Ain’t Happy: Why Minding Healthy Boundaries Is Good for Your Whole Family. As Rachel shared about what boundaries…

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176. An adoption update + how to follow through with your goals

Powered by RedCircle After 17+ months of fostering D, lots of court dates, and much due diligence on the part of DCS to make sure there was no biological family who could take care of him (his mama loves him so much but cannot care for him due to all his ongoing medical needs), the…

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175. Raising Emotionally Strong Boys (with David Thomas)

Powered by RedCircle Do you struggle with kids who get easily irritated or have angry outbursts? If so, you don’t want to miss this episode of The Crystal Paine Show where I interview David Thomas, therapist, dad of three, and author of Raising Emotionally Strong Boys: Tools Your Son Can Build On for Life. In…

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174. Teaching Your Kids to Set Goals

Powered by RedCircle Christina wrote in and asked: “I was wondering if your older children set their own goals and if they do, what does that process look like? I have a 9 and 6 year old and I would love to help them define small and large goals for themselves but I’m not sure how to translate…

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173. Our Fitness, Family, & Personal Goals for the Fall

Powered by RedCircle Since it’s the beginning of a new school year for us, Jesse and I sat down and shared some of our new mid-year goals that we each set for our fitness, family, and personal lives. If you need a little inspiration to set some new goals or to get back up on…

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