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 as well as

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

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 and money. Throughout…

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85. Jesse’s Advice for Raising Financially Responsible Kids

“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 on how has…

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84. Our Family’s Favorite Games

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 our family’s top…

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83. How to Parent a Strong-Willed Child

“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 the heart is…

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82. Our Favorite TV Shows

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 this week’s podcast…

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81. Kierstyn’s Birth Story

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 have asked over…

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80. Parenting in the Middle of a Pandemic

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. Here are some…

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79. Our Craziest Travel Stories

I usually have almost endless ideas for content. However, with the world in so much upheaval, I’ve struggled with how to be a podcaster. Should I only talk about the pandemic because it’s impacting everyone’s lives or should I go ahead with producing normal content? As I was grappling through this, I decided to ask…

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78. Creative Ideas for Family Fun at Home

(The kids have been coming up with lots of unique and fun projects to try at home. Kaitlynn made mini s’mores the other day!) By popular request, we had fun this week sitting down and talking about some of our favorite creative family fun things to do at home. If you are looking for some…

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77. Answering your burning questions as a family (Quarantine Edition)

Since we all have been home pretty much 24/7 recently self-isolating, we thought it would be fun to do a laid-back family episode for the podcast week. I asked on Instagram what questions you’d love for us to discuss as a family, and you all submitted such great ideas. In this episode, we talk about:…

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