10 episodes

Great families happen on purpose, not by accident.

My Family Planner Podcast Michael Persaud

    • Kids & Family

Great families happen on purpose, not by accident.

    010 How to help your family have the right relationships

    010 How to help your family have the right relationships

    We all know that our friends and the people we allow to speak into our lives shape our future.  In this episode, we will discuss how each member in your family can have the right relationships that set up a great future.

    • 26 min
    009 How to help your family develop a relationship with God

    009 How to help your family develop a relationship with God

    The busy schedule and lack of knowledge can keep our families from growing in relationship with God.  In this episode we will talk about how to spend time with God and teach your family to do the same.

    • 21 min
    008 How to do a meeting with your spouse that sets up the month

    008 How to do a meeting with your spouse that sets up the month

    The day to day grind can keep you from your goals, dreams and vision.  In this episode we will talk about how to have a monthly meeting to review the last month and set up your next month based on your family mission to build the family you really want. 

    Great families happen on purpose not by accident

    Problem: Staying on track with your goals and dreams, vision

    Solution: have a monthly meeting to review and look ahead

    Result: You will stay on track for your goals and building your family


    1x a month now you are going to give date night to reviewing and planning your next month

    Spend time to review each of these areas

    Look for the good first and then talk about what didn't work





    Quarterly goals


    Marriage
    Each Kid
    Finances
    Vacations
    Family

    Now you are going to talk about the next month


    Calendar what you value
    What does not make the calendar doesn’t happen

    Resources

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    • 12 min
    007 How to create a family budget that actually works

    007 How to create a family budget that actually works

    Christmas, gifts, vacations, date nights, days off, and other family related expenses should shape our budget.  In this episode, we will talk about the different buckets you should have in your budget based on your family vision and values.

    Great families happen on purpose not by accident

    Problem: How do you budget according to your Family Plan

    Solution: Set aside money for the different buckets in your plan

    Result: You will stay on track for your financial goals and building your family


    How should budget reflect your family plan? Create buckets
    Our vacation
    Christmas memories or gifts?
    How should budget reflect your family plan?

    Vision is an intended future and it takes money to make it
    A strategic plan is how you budget



    Budget


    Vacation

    Trip- w/ kids
    777- w/o kids


    Day off envelope

    Date night



    How will you retire


    Take all grandkids to disney
    Kids date envelope
    What are you going to say no to because it does not match brand?

    Buy new car or family vaca



    Resources:

    Ramsey+

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    • 11 min
    006 How to plan a strategic family vacation

    006 How to plan a strategic family vacation

    Family vacations are often stressful and you come back more tired that when you started. In this episode we will talk about how to create a "why" for your vacation and let the "why" lead your "what" you do.  In the end, you will have a vacation with purpose and get the most out of it. 

    Great families happen on purpose not by accident’

    Problem: we go on vacation and it is stressful

    Solution: have your “why” defined so you make decisions accordingly

    Result: You’ll make the most of the time together and enjoy the journey


    Is the vacation for rest or play; make decisions accordingly
    Michael - we like to play hard; more tired when we get back
    Financially prepare so you are not stressed; have a budget set aside
    Brandon - Season passes to Sea World
    Michael - story of a great vacation (Branson; season passes to SDC)

    Familiarity
    Kid-friendly town with lots of options to get out and do
    Good distance from where we lived
    Good price point for us



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    • 9 min
    005 How to plan a successful date night that is fresh and fun

    005 How to plan a successful date night that is fresh and fun

    When your marriage is successful, then you will see your parenting succeed. Date nights are necessary for building a great family so you have to plan it. In this episode, we unpack what it looks like to plan a successful date night that is fresh and fun.

    Great families happen on purpose not by accident

    Problem: Planning Date Night and keeping it fresh

    Solution: have a list of restaurants and activities you enjoy

    Result: You’ll be able to keep it fresh and know she will enjoy it


    Brandon - Come to date night and have no plan
    Brandon- Johna got upset when I asked her for list, now she loves that she has access to the list and I can still surprise her
    Michael - What you and melissa enjoy doing on a date night

    We like going to the beach area / downtown - getaway
    Sometimes we go to a place close by


    Plan:

    Budget for date night
    Create google doc or shared note on phones

    Write out list of favorite restaurants and activities





    Resources

    XOmarriage.com

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    • 10 min

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