147 episodes

Welcome to Hi, Fam! Learn how to blend ancient wisdom with modern living to design a family life you love.

Your host, Avital (pronounced Ah-Vee-Tal), is a designer, parenting coach, and mother of five on a mission to guide parents to build unbreakable homes, create passionate marriages, and raise resilient kids.

Tune in weekly for no-nonsense myth-busting, tough love, fascinating conversations, and deep dives into controversial subjects.

Learn more at hifam.com

Hi, Fam‪!‬ Avital Schreiber Levy

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.9 • 295 Ratings

Welcome to Hi, Fam! Learn how to blend ancient wisdom with modern living to design a family life you love.

Your host, Avital (pronounced Ah-Vee-Tal), is a designer, parenting coach, and mother of five on a mission to guide parents to build unbreakable homes, create passionate marriages, and raise resilient kids.

Tune in weekly for no-nonsense myth-busting, tough love, fascinating conversations, and deep dives into controversial subjects.

Learn more at hifam.com

    How to Show Up to Your Family Life (Like a Boss)

    How to Show Up to Your Family Life (Like a Boss)

    Society is going to tell you that parenting is brutal and marriage is a bore (or worse). It will warn you about the sleepless nights, the stretch marks, and the cheerios in your hair. It will tell you that family life is exhausting, expensive, and full of sacrifice. 
    But do you ever get the feeling that 'there must be a better way?' Like there is something missing? Well, that’s what we’re going to address, right here.
    Here, in Hi, Fam! we’re going to give you a whole new perspective. We’re going to help you craft a vision of family life that is meaningful, intentional, and even enjoyable. And offer the tools to put that vision into practice. 
    Today’s episode is all about the first step to take to get your family life on track, to put the pep back in your step, and to face anything that comes your way throughout the day. Let’s go!
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    • 16 min
    Facts vs Feelings - Who Wins?

    Facts vs Feelings - Who Wins?

    Society seems to be in a war between the offensive and the offended; between those who attack with facts and logic and those who follow heart and soul; between those who think and those who feel. 
    Just like many things in our life, the pendulum often swings from one extreme to the other and often, in a generational way. Many of us grew up in homes with a very different approach to emotions and feeling than what's popular today.
    Should we honor facts or feelings? In this episode, you'll learn why this false dichotomy is hurting our families and how you can harness both sides to raise resilient kids. 
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    • 29 min
    The Myth of Growth in a Marriage

    The Myth of Growth in a Marriage

    Growth: The new purpose for marriage and reason for divorce. 
    You’re about to hear me pushback on a popular trend that isn’t helpful to our families. Before I begin I want you to know that there are many reasons that marriages end: legitimate reasons. Maybe you’re considering it or maybe you’ve already got divorced, or are in the process. Maybe your divorce happened because you were deeply unhappy, irreparably disconnected, or perhaps worse. Some marriages need to end. There should not be shame around divorce. 
    In society today we’re hearing a new reason for divorce pop up. This new reason seems to be used as a cover for something real, and if this is a thought that’s capturing you, you’ll probably want to face that real thing if you want a chance at holding on to your relationship, or at least before your next relationship. Because owning the truth, and facing the truth is the only way we can truly grow and move forward.
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    • 27 min
    About Your "Authentic Self"...

    About Your "Authentic Self"...

    Modern parenting trends dictate that we, as parents, must be authentic and help our children to “discover” their authentic selves. But what is “authentic”?  The problem with this focus is that by staring at what you don’t like about yourself, you're left feeling clueless about how to move forward. 
    You might never discover some “true authentic self” no matter how many therapy sessions, journals, or meditations you throw at it. Or you might be disappointed by what you do discover. 
    That’s okay because as you’ll hear me argue in this podcast, your authentic self is not someone to be “discovered”, it’s someone you can “design”.
     
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    • 21 min
    How Not To Raise A Narcissist

    How Not To Raise A Narcissist

    You’re not imagining it: there’s an epidemic of narcissism. Like other epidemics, it’s not easy to identify the precise cause of this one. In this episode, we're delving into the difference between destructive and healthy narcissism, the failure of the self-esteem movement, and the practical steps we can take as parents to raise resilient kids who are destined for meaningful relationships. 
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    • 33 min
    How To Build An Unbreakable Family

    How To Build An Unbreakable Family

    Family togetherness is disintegrating. Family culture is a lost art. Family leadership is a lost skill. Feeling a sense of belonging is a lost way of life. Let's explore the 3 reasons why that's happening and what you can do to build an unbreakable family.  
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    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
295 Ratings

295 Ratings

Laura Esposito O'Donnell ,

Avital is my HERO!

I LOVE this podcast and can’t get enough of it. I’ve tried others and quickly abandon them thinking, “I can’t be this perfect! This is crazy.” Avital coaches in a way that feels sane, achievable and supportive. It has helped me so much with my relationship with my children and also with my relationship with myself and my partner. She is brilliant. And I get the sense when I’m listening that she’s caring for me as a mother the way she cares for her children; holding up high standards and at the same time offering high support. Avital’s guidance feels “real,” achievable and undogmatic. I honestly hated parenting advice before I found her. Now I’m loving it and becoming a better mom everyday.

Vbvbvb2011 ,

S2, E29!!!!

This episode should be made a “have-to” episode for each and every parent to listen to!! I’ve been thinking for so long and now that I have kids I found the balance, gentle and authoritarian parenting by themselves don’t work, we create unhealthy children, but finding the balance can save the kids of the future, community, values, boundaries, create resilient children!!!

MicahB2Cool ,

Wise, compassionate guidance

This podcast is incredibly inspirational and provides guidance for building a strong and loving family culture. I’m so happy I found her voice!

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