9 episodes

The Intentional Family is a podcast about purposefully building a great home life, one day at a time.

The Intentional Family Rachel & Mike Schmitz

    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0, 5 Ratings

The Intentional Family is a podcast about purposefully building a great home life, one day at a time.

    9: Screen Time

    9: Screen Time

    Rachel & Mike talk about their approach to managing screen time and the systems they've established to encourage intentional technology use.
    Reclaiming Conversation by Sherry Turkle
    Shawn Blanc - Alternatives to the Just Checks
    Make Time by Jake Knapp & John Zeratsky
    Focused #70: Digital Decluttering with Shahid Kamal Ahmad
    The Sweet Setup: How Mike Schmitz Changes the Email Rules by Removing it From His Phone
    Satechi 7-port USB charger
    Colin Kartchner TED Talk - Can flip phones end our social media addiction?

    • 35 min
    8: Personal Retreats

    8: Personal Retreats

    Rachel & Mike walk you through the details of a Personal Retreat. They explain how it works, why it’s so important, how to do a personal retreat effectively, and what you can expect from the process.
    Bookworm #91: The Antidote
    The 12 Week year by Brian Moran and Michael Lennington
    Personal Retreat course (coupon code IF50 for 50% off)
    Mike’s Wheel of Life (example)
    Intentional Family #4: Family Core Values
    Intentional Family #5: Family Core Values, Part 2
    Intentional Family #6: Family Meetings
    Faith-Based Productivity
    Focused#101: Taking a Sabbatical w/ Sean McCabe

    • 43 min
    7: What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?

    7: What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?

    Rachel & Mike share about developing a growth mindset, the real meaning of passion, and the importance of working harder on yourself than you do on your job.
    Toastmasters
    Faith-Based Productivity
    Dirty Jobs
    Grit by Angela Duckworth
    Personal Retreat Handbook

    • 38 min
    6: Family Meetings

    6: Family Meetings

    Rachel & Mike share the details of their their weekly family meeting process.
    Work the System by Sam Carpenter
    Personal Retreat Course

    • 43 min
    Family Core Values, Part 2

    Family Core Values, Part 2

    We dive deeper into the topic of family core values. Rachel & Mike discuss the importance of intentional habits, share the specifics of their family routines, and talk about how those routines have changed over the years in support of their core values.

    • 39 min
    Family Core Values

    Family Core Values

    Rachel and Mike share their family core values, explain how & why you should have your own, and talk about the importance of a plan & the power of alignment for your family.

    • 38 min

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