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[Ep. 009] – Our Attitude

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Show Notes –

In this week’s episode of My Purposeful Planning, Laney shares about our attitudes and why it’s so important that we have good and healthy attitudes while managing our families and households. She also shares about those times when our day or our lives get interrupted and things don’t go according to plan.

In This Episode:

  • Welcome!
  • Episode with Morgan
  • Mama’s attitude in the home is SO important!
  • Have you ever seen the family that seems to have it all together?
  • “As wives and mothers, it it critical that we not just have it together on the outside, but that we regularly examine our hearts before God and renew our minds with his word.”
  • Psalms 119:10 – “With my whole heart have I sought thee… Oh let me not wander from thy commandments.”
  • Matthew 15:8 – “This people honors me with their lips, but their heart is far from me.”
  • We have to do right even when we don’t feel like it.
  • “Guard your hearts against this by daily confessing your sins and by staying sensitive toward your own bad attitudes.”
  • Failure-centric mothering – the memes, quotes, and funny things we share that focus on the negative aspects of being a wife and mother
  • Failure-centric mothering hurts our Christian witness.
  • There needs to be a balance between the struggles and the challenges we share and the uber positive highlight reel. The balance is called “realness”. It’s relatable, but it also shares the hope we’ve found and where we find our strength for these hard things.
  • When you share things about your kids, make sure it’s not something that would embarrass them or belittle them.
  • Stop calling your kids “bad”.
  • Christ has overcome, and so can we!
  • The idea of Perfection
  • Enneagram Resource
  • “My idea of perfection tends to be centered around the perfect day, perfectly respectful and obedient children, being the perfect wife, having the perfect home, the perfect landscape design, perfectly weed-free garden with perfect fruits and vegetables, perfect meals – and of course all of that would be due to me being the perfect person. I want to be perfectly kind, perfectly gracious to all, perfectly patient, perfectly everything. Is this so wrong to aim for?” -Kim Brenneman
  • “We must first recognize that attempts to attain perfection in our own strength will fall short – “all our righteousness are as filthy rags” (Isaiah 64:6).
  • “If we only boast of our accomplishments, we are in error. It is only by God’s grace and mercy that we can do anything right, and we should give glory to Him when we excel at any pursuit.”
  • “While perfection in human terms will not happen in this world, we should, as Christians, seek to emulate God’s perfect character.”
  • God is perfect, and we are not.
  • “Do not be conformed to this world but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.” Romans 12:2
  • Obedience is a choice.
  • We can do things if we choose to; it’s a matter of obedience.
  • Replace your “I Can’ts” with “I Can do all things through Christ who strengthens me” or “I can try” or “I can’t… yet”.
  • Philippians 4:13
  • I Can’ts get replaced with praying without ceasing.
  • Follow me – Our children watch and imitate us so it IS important what we watch, listen to, etc.
  • “Are you talking to them about things that draw them closer to the Father? Are you whining and complaining through your pity party? Are you showing them a fence-riding Christian who lives a double life? Do you say one thing and do another? Do you threaten to leave or even joke about it? If you’re a homeschooling mom, maybe you threaten to send them off to school. Do you use the TV to keep your children out of the way? Are you relieved when your children are gone from the house for a day, or a few days? Is the law of kindness on your tongue? How often do you sigh? These are hard-hitting questions, and we are all guilty of sinful thoughts that are further expressed in actions! Don’t quit. Don’t give up! Get into God’s word. Make it part of your daily life, apply it, and set the example for your children.”  – Kim Brenneman
  • “You don’t need to say ‘Follow me,’ just live in a way that you would want your children to go, and they will follow.”
  • We must keep our heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life. Proverbs 4:23
  • “The key thing is attitude. Keep in mind that you should focus on doing something that you can do something about, and let the rest be.”
  • “Plans are a guide, not a master. A plan serves you. You do not serve the plan. A plan helps to get the work done in an efficient way. It gives you time and freedom to do things you might think that you can’t do. A plan gives you confidence. You know how to plan ahead, and you know how to recover from an event.”
  • “We cannot know what He wills for us ahead of time. But when interruptions come, we can say with confidence, “This is God’s will. He must have something to teach me, or the children, or maybe He is blessing me and the children with this.” Or “Somehow God is being glorified in this event. I need to live obediently and not grump about it or fight it.”
  • “Being upset about interrupted plans is, in essence, fighting with God.”
  • “The key is for us to remove “self” from the center of our world and put God there instead. Serving Him is the most important thing. When we depend on Him, He equips us with the grace to deal with interruptions.”
  • Join us on Patreon to discuss this episode even further! Here we have special printables created just for you to interact with the episodes and apply them to your life in a practical and purposeful way. This is also a way that you can support the podcast, and we are so appreciative when you do that!
  • Would you consider sharing these episodes on social media with your followers? To thank you for doing this, if you’ll send me a screenshot of your rating, review, or let me know that you’ve shared – I’ll enter you in the giveaway fro Kim Brenneman’s new book Home Management: Plain and Simple. This is the updated version of the book that inspired this season on the podcast, Large Family Logistics.
    Email me your screenshots of your rating and review or let me know that you’ve shared the episodes…
    laney@mypurposefulplanning.com 
  • Book: Large Family Logistics by Kim Brenneman
  • Don’t forget to Share, Subscribe, Rate, and Review… thank you so much for taking the time to do this!
  • Let’s go make a plan to be more purposeful!

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Ep. 008 – Systems & Self-Discipline

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Show Notes –

In this week’s episode of My Purposeful Planning, Laney shares on the topics of Systems and the Self-Discipline required to work those Systems. We all have Systems, but we need to make sure our Systems are the best they can be in order to make them work well for us. If we have great systems that we are consistent in working, we will have more time on our hands for the things in life that matter most!

In This Episode:

  • Welcome!
  • Join us on Patreon to discuss this episode even further! Here we have special printables created just for you to interact with the episodes and apply them to your life in a practical and purposeful way. This is also a way that you can support the podcast, and we are so appreciative when you do that!
  • Systems and self-discipline go hand in hand.
  • We all have systems ,but not all systems are good systems that work well.
  • We need to look at our systems. How can we make them work better for us?
  • In any organization, there will be system breakdowns. That’s because most systems involve real, flesh and blood people at different ages and levels of growth and maturity.
  • If we have great systems that are working well, we will have more times on our hands for hobbies and creativity.
  • Moving Beyond Survival Mode Challenge
  • Evaluating and Problem-Solving my Meal Planning System & Process
  • Think about all of the different components of a system when trying to problem-solve.
  • Maybe the people in your system need an “order of events’ to follow.
  • Go back through and teach them how to work the system.
  • My husband did this with me on our system for washing dishes not long ago.
  • Show them how.
    Demonstrate the protocol.
    Watch them do it, giving small critiques.
    Let them do it independently and unsupervised with occasional checks.
    If they begin to get sloppy, start the whole process over.
  • “Systems don’t work if you don’t work the systems.”
  • “Let’s work to not only establish good systems in our homes, but to diligently work to implement them.”
  • Ralph Waldo Emmerson – “That which we persist in doing becomes easier. Not that the nature of the task has changed, but our ability to do it has increased.”
  • Self-discipline starts with us.
  • You can have the most refined set of goals and well-tuned systems for how to get there, but if you don’t pursue those goals and implement your plan – your ideas are next to worthless. It requires self-discipline.
  • Self-discipline means making yourself do something that you don’t presently want to do.
  • Biblically speaking, Self-discipline can be summarized in one word: obedience.
  • Self-discipline means delaying gratification.
  • When we have a goal in mind, we must delay gratification for the instant, fleshly thing in order to achieve the long-term reward and blessing.
  • Learning self-discipline starts with keeping our eyes constantly on the goal.
  • As Christians, our goal is to be God’s goal.
  • We must be gracious with one another: God is working on all of us in different ways, on different things, and at different times. None of us have arrived yet.
  • Gaining self-control in different areas happens with small steps and small victories.
  • I personally love using habit trackers in my planner to keep myself accountable.
  • Form a chain: Whatever goal you are working on, make a X on the calendar for every day that you do that thing and see how long you can make that chain. If the chain breaks, just pick up the next day and see if you can make the chain longer the next time.
  • I share some of my systems: not that are the best way or the only way to do things, but just to get the conversation going and to get you thinking about your own systems.
  • My Dish-Washing Process & System
  • Product: The New Dish Rack I Mention
  • Product: Baby Bottle Brush
  • My Laundry System
  • Product: 8 Cube Shelf for Laundry Sorting and Folding
  • My Laundry Goal Right Now: Forward Motion and Progress over Perfection
  • Jordan Page’s Laundry System
  • My Meal Planning System
  • Kitchen Day
  • My Monthly Meal Plan
  • My Corresponding 2-Week Grocery List
  • Recipe: Egg Puffs
  • My Coffee System
  • Product: Our Coffee Maker – nothing special 😉
  • Product: Nespresso – on my wish list – ha!
  • Product: Milk Frother
  • Product: My Favorite Creamer
  • Would you consider sharing these episodes on social media with your followers? To thank you for doing this, if you’ll send me a screenshot of your rating, review, or let me know that you’ve shared – I’ll enter you in the giveaway fro Kim Brenneman’s new book Home Management: Plain and Simple. This is the updated version of the book that inspired this season on the podcast, Large Family Logistics.
    Email me your screenshots of your rating and review or let me know that you’ve shared the episodes…
    laney@mypurposefulplanning.com 
  • Book: Large Family Logistics by Kim Brenneman
  • Don’t forget to Share, Subscribe, Rate, and Review… thank you so much for taking the time to do this!
  • Let’s go make a plan to be more purposeful!

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[Ep. 007] – Goals, Goal- Setting, & Check-in with Yearly Goals

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This post does contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase through one of these links, it does give us a small commission, at no additional cost to you. We thank you for your support!

This episode is not sponsored, but we do have sponsorship opportunities including pre, post, and mid-roll as well as instagram and facebook. We would love to partner with sponsors to support their brands while helping our listeners find products and resources that help improve their lives as well. Contact laney@mypurposefulplanning.com for more information about potential sponsorships.

If you want more ways to interact with these episodes including discussion questions, applicable worksheets, behind the scenes info, and ad-free episode audio, be sure to check out the My Purposeful Planning Patreon community!

Show Notes –

In this week’s episode of My Purposeful Planning, Laney shares about goals and goal-setting. She shares her favorite method of goal-setting. Then, she takes a look back at her list of new year’s resolutions to do a mid-year check-in to give you and example for goal-setting and process.

In This Episode:

  • Would you consider sharing these episodes on social media with your followers? To thank you for doing this, if you’ll send me a screenshot of your rating, review, or let me know that you’ve shared – I’ll enter you in the giveaway fro Kim Brenneman’s new book Home Management: Plain and Simple. This is the updated version of the book that inspired this season on the podcast, Large Family Logistics.
  • Giveaway: Kim Brenneman’s Newest Book Home Management: Plain and Simple
    Email me your screenshots of your rating and review or let me know that you’ve shared the episodes…
    laney@mypurposefulplanning.com 
  • Yet it at any stage of life you feel you are flying by the seat of your pants taking each day as it comes without having anticipated it, planned for it, shaped it, and prayed over it… then take time off and get back to pouring over your goals. Then you will control your days instead of letting them control you. – Anne Ortlund
  • Goal-setting is being a good steward of the time that we have. Careful planning helps us make the most of our opportunities as wives and mothers.
  • When we prepare our way and reach specific goals, we move toward victorious living. Our effectiveness in life substantially increases.
  • Proverbs 29:18 “Where there is no vision, the people perish. He that keeps the law, happy is he.”
  • As Christians our ultimate goal should be to love God with all our heart, soul, and mind and love our neighbor as our self. All of our goals should stem from those two core commitments.
  • Make goals with your husband.
  • Set goals in the areas of personal, family, spiritual, home, community outreach, educational goals, physical, recreational, and financial.
  • Our goals reflect our vision for the future, and as Christians our goals must be aligned with scripture.
  • Make long-term goals, short-term goals, and immediate goals.
  • Write your goals down. (Prioritize them, organize them, and take action on them.)
    *I have a goal-setting worksheet for this if you’re interested.
  • Think about your goals backwards to make a plan of action. (Visualize the future and think about what you need to be working on now to reach those goals.) (ex. raising children, homeschooling, running a 5K, or hosting guests)
  • S.M.A.R.T. Goals (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, and Time-Bound)
  • W.H.O.O.P.I.E. Goals
  • Podcast: Chasing Excellence with Ben Bergeron
  • W & H – Wishing and Hoping (writing down your goal, sharing it with others)
  • O – Outcome (looking at the big picture to what your end result will be if you reach your goal)
  • O – Obstacles (thinking about the issues ahead of time in order to reach your goals)
  • “Do not use your obstacles as excuses to NOT reach your goals.” (Laney’s personal example with this)
  • P – Planning and Process (Plan for how you will accomplish your goal and overcome your obstacles. What will be a part of your process for making it happen?)
  • I – Identity (Attach your identity to your goal.)
  • Finish this sentence –  “I am someone who…”
  • E – Execute (Make it happen)
  • New Year’s Resolutions or Yearly Goals
  • Blog Post: 19 Things in 2019
  • August – My Mid-year Check-in
  • #1 – Read through the Bible with my kids using the Bible Road Trip Curriculum. (In Progress with Homeschool)
  • Curriculum: Bible Road Trip
  • Book: Together by Carrie Ward – Growing Appetites for God
  • #2 – Explore Verse-mapping  (Planning to do this with the book of Ephesians as our church studies it together.)
  • DEFINITION: Verse-Mapping is a method of studying the historical context, transliteration, translation, connotation, and theological framework of a verse in the Bible. Plain and simple? Verse mapping is getting real about studying the Bible. All of it. It’s not just reading. It’s researching everything you can in a verse to learn more about Who God is, and how He wants to speak to you through His Word. In short? It’s serious study.
  • #3 Worship Daily with my Kids. (Always in the car; Much more often at home)
  • #4 – Journal Daily and do Writing Sprints (Not yet a habit for me, but I have done it more often; I’m going to begin tracking it this month in my planner.)
  • #5 Gradually replace our cleaning products with all-natural versions. (in progress)
  • All-Purpose Cleaner Recipe : Glass Bottles, Lemon Essential Oil, Castile Soap, & Hot Water
  • Norwex
  • E-cloth
  • #6 – Begin to replace my beauty products with all-natural versions. (done! not completely done but since I said “begin”, yes, I have done that)
  • Public Goods: I’m using their shampoo, conditioner, body wash, toothbrushes, razors, ayate washcloth for exfoliating and I actually really love these products! They are very simple in their formulas and their packaging which I feel is very pleasing to the eye. For $20 off your first order, click this link.
  • Aluminum- Free Deodorant
  • Apple Cider Vinegar & Bentonite Clay Powder Mask
  • Toothpaste
  • Skincare Little Kit, Virgin Marula Oil, Make-Up Melting Butter Cleanser
  • #7 – Read 6 or more books this year with one of them being a fiction book. (very close to being done!)
  • Book: Mom’s Night Out by Tricia Goyer (in progress)
  • Book: Together by Carrie Ward: Growing Appeities for God
  • Book: Treasuring Christ when your Hands are Full by Gloria Furman
  • Book: Large Family Logistics by Kim Brenneman
  • Book: Essentialism by Greg McKeown (in progress)
  • #8 Get back to my healthy self. (My exercise routine has been on pause. I’m signed up for classes again starting today.)
  • #9 Continue with my daily skincare routine. (I’m now tracking this in my planner, and it’s in my morning and evening routines.)
  • #10 Plan & Participate in regular Phone Detoxes (I’ve added some of these dates to the calendar.)
  • #11 Cultivate a thriving home school. (Ongoing)
  • Curriculum: Math U See (We use this curriculum, the blocks, the DVD, and hopefully the digital kit.)
  • Curriculum: All About Reading Learning Kit
  • Handwriting App: Wet Dry Try
  • Curriculum: Apologia’s Flying Creatures of the Fifth Day (Zoology 1 for Science)
  • Curriculum: Mystery of History
  • #12 Budget for , plan, and do one household project per month. (This was before we moved, but I have made a list of projects to work on in this new house as well.)
  • #13 Upgrade our dining table to fit our large-family. (Done!)
  • #14 Stick to my Flylady Cleaning Routines. I use the FlyLady app for this. (in progress; it’s in my planner)
  • Weekly Home Blessing Hour
  • #15  Repeat the Kon Mari Process– I’ll be using this printable to help me through the month of August with the Monthly Minimalism Challenge.
  • #16 Pay off 1-2 student loans this year. (not yet)
  • #17 Establish basic Sinking Funds. (not yet)
  • #18 Study the Enneagram. (done)
  • Book: Reading People by Anne Bogel
  • Enneagram Institute (my favorite free Enneagram resource… I recommend reading the nine descriptions and going from there to discover your type. The tests are not always accurate.)
  • Book: The Road Back to You by
  • #19 Learn to do a Handstand Push-up. (probably pushing this one back till next year if we’re being realistic)
  • What were your New Year’s Resolutions this year? It’s never too late to set a goal!
  • Join us on Patreon to discuss this episode even further!
  • Don’t forget to Share, Subscribe, Rate, and Review… thank you so much for taking the time to do this!

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[Bonus Episode] Interview with Morgan Peters, Part 2

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This episode is not sponsored, but we do have sponsorship opportunities including pre, post, and mid-roll as well as instagram and facebook. We would love to partner with sponsors to support their brands while helping our listeners find products and resources that help improve their lives as well. Contact laney@mypurposefulplanning.com for more information about potential sponsorships.

If you want more ways to interact with these episodes including discussion questions, applicable worksheets, behind the scenes info, and ad-free episode audio, be sure to check out the My Purposeful Planning Patreon community!

Show Notes –

In this week’s episode of My Purposeful Planning, Laney finishes up her interview with special guest, Morgan Peters. They discuss all sorts of topics related to being a wise woman as outlined in Proverbs 31… such as Self-Care & Rest, Pursuing Dreams, Running a Business, Work-Life Balance, Setting Healthy Boundaries for our kids, and more!

In This Episode:

[00:00] -Intro.

[00:26] – Recap of Last Episode where we discussed The Wise Woman and Laney began her interview with Special
Guest,  Morgan Peters

[00:48] – 2 Peter 1:5-8 “For this very reason, make every effort to supplement your faith with virtue, and virtue with knowledge, and knowlesge with self-control, and self-control with steadfastness, and steadfastness with godliness, and godliness with brotherly affection, and brotherly affection with love. For if these qualities are yours and are increasing, they keep you from being ineffective or unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.”

There’s always something we can be doing or working on.

[01:31] – How can we as wives and moms find balance between much-needed rest and self-care after our work versus laziness and letting things go?

Morgan’s Tip: It’s as simple as nights at home without having to DO anything. Those are the best, relaxing evenings.
One thing I do for self-care is getting my nails done.

[02:54] – How do we keep our kids from feeding on laziness?

Morgan shares how their family made the tough call to cut out video games for their boys which led to really fruitful and productive pastimes for them that they will enjoy for years to come!

[04:58] – Morgan shares a little about what it’s like to run a business… what they’ve learned over the years, how to deal with conflict, how to manage employees, etc.

[06:51] – How do you prioritize what’s most important and find this work/life balance that we all strive for?

Morgan’s Tip: “When I see open days on the calendar, while I don’t always want to fill them quickly, I do see them as opportunities that we can plan to do fun things together as a family.”

8:22 Do you view your business as ministry also?

9:44 What would you say to the person listening to this that says “I have a dream or something  I want to pursue and do, but I don’t have the time or the resources to do it”?

Morgan shares how God gave her the dream to be a worship leader, and how God worked all that out for her to be where she is now leading worship for over ten years.

11:25 – How do you find balance between protecting your children and keeping them safe by letting them know about the dangers of the world versus not fearing or worrying about them?

Morgan’s Tip: Be praying about different situations and listen to the discernment of the holy spirit.

Morgan’s Tips for Promoting Safety with Screen Time: We have the passwords to their apple I.D.’s so we have to put in the password before they can download any apps or games. We also put our phones up at night so they don’t have them all night. They have parental controls on their phones. They don’t have unrestricted use of safari and YouTube, because those are danger zones. We’ve also discussed that they should be listening to the Holy Spirit as well about things we aren’t sure about.

[14:59] – She is more than confident in the future. Not only are we working on home management skills, but as we adjust our attitudes and grow and mature… we can be prepared and ready and laugh at the time to come.

Morgan shares how this is all a season of life. There is good and bad in every season, and sometimes we feel “stuck” in our current season with all of its negative aspects. When we wish the season away that we’re in, we’re also wishing away the “good” things from this season. We don’t often realize that we’ve moved on from one season to another. Some seasons last two weeks, some may last several months. Just persevere, and keep chugging along. The rewards are so great when you’re consistent with discipline and family time. Lean on your friends, and intentionally ask for advice and wisdom… because they probably won’t just give it unless they are asked. 😉

[19:15] – Morgan shares about how to find time to exercise, what works best for her, and why she feels it’s so important now that she has a little girl following in her steps.

[20:40] – She is confident

We all have insecurity about our bodies. We can fake confidence sometimes. Most of the confidence I have comes from experience and walking through hard things. Growing in emotional intelligence.

[21:46] – Loving the Skin you’re in; Dressing your body well; Shopping and buying things you normally wouldn’t buy

[23:27] – Giveaway Going on Now for the book Home Management: Plain & Simply by Kim Brenneman
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[24:22 She speaks with wisdom and kindness.

“I wanna be the same person on Sundays that I am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday…” Talk to them like people, not like they are less than because they are younger. They are children of God too. Give them love and respect. Spend time in the Word to set my heart right. Stay prayed up so we can respond with kindness.

25:49 Her husband and her children praise her; Speaking about Mama’s mood…

“We are the thermostat. If we’re hot, things are gonna be heated around the house. There’s gonna be tension. But at the same time we are the ones who are able to calm situations. God has given us that gift to be able to minister to our family in that way.”

26:55 What is your secret to success for being a wise woman?

Morgan’s Tips: Be in tune with the spirit and in tune with the Lord. Things are not always easy and rainbows, but they are always doable. You’ll be able to walk through things that you never thought you could, and He’s gonna be with you through all of it.

Interview Stock Questions-
[27:38] – Morgan’s Favorite scripture? Galatians 2:20 “I’ve been crucified with Christ and no longer live, but Christ lives in me.”

[28:08]  – Morgan’s Favorite Recent Book? I Declare War by Levi Lusco
Morgna’s Fiction Pick? – Mystery type Novels… author J.A. Jantz

[29:26] – Morgan’s Favorite Podcasts? The Worship Circle Podcast & Four Things with Amy Brown

[30:00] – Morgan’s Family Favorite Recipe?
BBQ Casserole: cooked egg noodles, 8 oz sour cream, block of cream cheese, browned and drained hamburger meat, all layered together… add bbq sauce, ketchup, mustard… cover with cheddar cheese and bake in a 9×13″ dish for 20 minutes

[31:13] – Morgan’s favorite planning method? Paper Planner (Blue Sky Brand)… weekly layout and a month at a glance

[32:23] – What’s worse? Laundry or dishes?

[33:02] – Toilet paper… Over or under?

[33:09] Morgan’s At home go-to beverage: Coffee made in the Keurig with Dunkin Donuts K-cups, a packet of truvia, and a splash of Fairfield Whole Milk (Morgan usually orders a caramel macchiato when she’s out.)

[33:51] – How Morgan is Planning to be more Purposeful in her life right now: “Touch it Once Rule” with paper in her office… dealing with them immediately instead of letting them pile up

[34:23] – Thank you, Morgan!

[34:50] – Next Episode’s Topic Preview

Links and Resources Mentioned:

Large Family Logistics Book by Kim Brenneman
Home Management: Plain & Simple by Kim Brenneman
Brayden’s Fishing Youtube Channel
Book: I Declare War
Morgan’s Planner Line: Blue Sky Planners
Dunkin Donuts K Cups

 

     

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My Purposeful Planning Community on Patreon
Email: laney@mypurposefulplanning.com

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Ep. 005 – The Wise Woman & Interview with Special Guest, Morgan Peters (Part 1)

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Show Notes –

In this week’s episode of My Purposeful Planning, Laney shares about what it means to be The Wise Woman as outlined in Proverbs 31. It’s about aligning our priorities and setting the foundations because if we don’t do that, all of our efforts will fall short. God’s Word has been given to equip us for all we put our hands to do, so that’s exactly what we’re using. Laney also introduces Morgan Peters who shares with us practical ways that we can align our priorities, love our husbands well, and how to care for and provide our family’s needs.

In This Episode:

[00:00] -Intro.

[00:32] – Would you consider sharing these podcast episodes with your social media followers?

[01:00] – Enter the giveaway for Kim Brenneman’s new book Home Management: Plain and Simple by sending me a screenshot of your rating, review, or to let me know that you’ve shared the episode.

[02:22] “This is about aligning our priorities and setting the foundations, because if we don’t do that all of our efforts will fall short.”

[02:33] – 2 Timothy 3:16 “All scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work.”

[03:00] – This is for all of us.

[03:05] – The Heart of Her Husband Trusts in Her (verses 10, 11, 12, 23, 28b, and 29)

[06:08] – She Looks Well to the Way of Her Household (verses 13, 14, 15, 18b, 19, 22, and 27)

[09:14] – She is Industrious and Engaged (verses 16, 20, and 24)

[10:03] – She Laughs at the Time to Come (verses 21 & 25)

[10:16] – She is Clothed with Strength and Dignity (verses 17 and 25)

[10:45] – She Speaks with Wisdom and Kindness (verse 26)

[11:32] – Her Children and Husband Praise Her (verse 28, 29)

[11:51] – The Wise Woman is a Blessed Woman (verse 31)

[12:32] – Eight of these twenty-one verses pertain to housework. Two relate to home business. One is related to physical and spiritual strength. One is related to ministry. Two have to do with her character and attitude. Three are directly related to her husband’s confidence in her.

[13:06] – “Whatever you do, work heartily as for the Lord and not for men… knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward.” Colossians 3:23-24

[13:20] – Laney introduces Morgan Peters

[14:17] – Morgan tells us about her roles and her family.

[14:48] – Titus 2:3-5 “Older women likewise are to be reverent in behavior, not slanderers to much wine. They are to teach what is good, and so train the young women to love their husbands and children, to be self-controlled, pure, working at home, kind, and submissive to their own husbands, that the word of God may not be reviled.”

[17:16] – “Embrace the real”

[17:28] – Titus 2 Challenge for the older women (not necessarily older in age… but those who have experience and are growing in wisdom and maturity) to train the younger women by being positive and encouraging. When they need someone, just be there.

[19:00] – Morgan shares how she’s learned to align her priorities (her parents’ hard work ethic) and how she’s learned to apply those things in her own family today.

Morgan’s Tip for Keeping Family First: When one child is involved in something, all of the family attends the event to support their sibling. That way, they are still together as a family, even though they are technically busy and away from home. It may not be “together around the dinner table”, but it’s still together as a family.

[21:52] – The Heart of her Husband Trusts in Her

Morgan’s Marriage Tips: Have open communication. Let each other know what’s going on in your day, what’s challenging, calendar conversations of what’s going on each week, etc. Time outside of work and being parents. Date nights. Cast vision for your family and your business, dream together. Always champion your husband in every avenue. Cast him in the best light that you can because he’s your husband, and you honor him.

[24:46] – She cares for the needs of her household.

Morgan’s Tips for Caring for clothing needs: Find someone a size up from your child and buy second-hand from them for the next season. Shop outlets, sales, and online shopping to make the most use of your budget. Hand-me downs are great if kids have similar body types and seasons where they will wear the same sizes.

Morgan’s Tips for Menu-Planning: With weekly calendar conversations, discuss which nights your family will be home and decide on meal plans for those nights and what to do for the nights you will be out. It doesn’t have to all be written out, but just a conversation where everyone is on the same page helps.

[29:25] – She looks to the ways of HER household.

[30:17] – Outro

Links and Resources Mentioned:

Large Family Logistics Book by Kim Brenneman
Home Management: Plain & Simple by Kim Brenneman
Personality Types
Enneagram
The Rambling Redhead 

   

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Ep. 004 – Moving Beyond Survival Mode

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This episode is not sponsored, but we do have sponsorship opportunities including pre, post, and mid-roll as well as instagram and facebook. We would love to partner with sponsors to support their brands while helping our listeners find products and resources that help improve their lives as well. Contact laney@mypurposefulplanning.com for more information about potential sponsorships.

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Show Notes –

In this week’s episode of My Purposeful Planning, Laney shares with us 12 steps for Moving Beyond Survival Mode in your life. Laney has also created a set of worksheets for this episode that can be accessed by going to www.patreon.com/mypurposefulplanning. These worksheets will help you break down and work through the 12 steps over the course of ten days so that it’s more attainable and doable. There’s also a free, ten-day email series based on this episode that you can access by going to mypurposefulplanning.com/movingbeyondsurvivalmode.

In This Episode:

[00:00] – Intro.

[0:19] – Today’s episode

[[00:28] – Would you consider sharing these episodes? Laney lets you know about her personal goal for the first few weeks and the launch of this podcast.

[01:00] – My Purposeful Planning Giveaway

**To be entered in this Giveaway for Kim Brenneman’s new book, Home Management: Plain & Simple
Send me a screenshot of your rating or review, or let me know that you’ve shared these podcast episodes out. You can send these to laney@mypurposefulplanning.com or by messaging me on facebook or instagram. 

[01:24] – Previous Episode

[01:41] – Get Started Guide for this Episode

[02:53] – When you see so much that needs to be done, but you don’t even know where to begin.

[03:17] – “Do the next, best thing.” -Mystie Winkler

[3:50] – This book and these worksheets help you know what you can be doing RIGHT NOW.

[04:21] – Day One, Step One (Get your supper ready.)

[04:50] – Wash every single, dirty dish in the kitchen.

[05:58] – Commit to keeping the dishes washed and counters clear from this day forward.

[06:25] – Find our clothes for the week… seven outfits set aside, ready to go.

[07:55] – Find your “Church Clothes” for Sunday.

[08:50] – Commit to getting dressed first thing every morning.

[09:17] – Why it’s important to get dressed in the mornings

[12:24] – Write out your morning routine.

[14:53] – Day 2, Wake up and work your morning routine

[16:26] – Write our your evening routine.

[15:49] – Work your evening routine before you go to bed.

[16:05] – Wake up on day 3, and work your morning routine.

[16:20] – Have a discussion with your children about obedience.
-Talk about how to obey.
-Read the bible to them.
-Read scriptures about obedience.
-Apologize for your sins.
-Take time to pray with your kids and over your kids.
-Ask God to help you be a better parent.
-Ask Him to help them be more obedient, and ask God for help for them in the areas that they are struggling.
-Role play obedience with a game like “Simon Says”.
-Explain the consequences of disobedience.

[21:30] – Work your evening routine.

[21:40] – Day 4 – Work your morning routine. Review obedience training. Write out an afternoon chore time.

[22:57] – Day 5  – Work on an easy menu plan.
-Make coordinating shopping lists.

[24:17] Laney uses the Wunderlist app for her shopping lists.

[24:54] – Day 6 – Think about your own self-care and how you can implement these things into your day.

[26:04] – Filter your activities through these two questions… Is this activity glorifying God and serving Him? Are my first priorities taken care of?

[26:35] – Day 7 -Work on your laundry system.
-Beautify your laundry space.
-Make the laundry area as organized and efficient as possible.
-Set some laundry goals and laundry limits.
-Pick one day of the week to be your laundry catch-up day.
-Delegate parts of the work to your family members.
-Make sure all of the clean laundry gets folded and put away each afternoon.

[30:18] –  Day 8 -Take control of the clutter.
-Set a timer and work for 15 minutes.
-Set up a minimalism box.

**Small plug for the USA plans that Laney loves and has upgraded to.

[31:52] – Day 9 – Implement the idea of “Ten Minutes”
-Choose a room or area that needs extra work. Work for ten minutes with a timer and then take a break. Then work for another ten minutes, and do this for a set amount of time… say an hour.

[32:34] – Day 10 – Work on “Your Home Management Book”
-Add your Get Started Guide and Worksheets from this challenge, and you’ll be off to a great start here.
-Set up your days of the week to focus on different tasks.

[35:23] – Access the Get started Guide & Worksheets by going to Patreon.com/mypurposefulplanning

[36:00] – Share it out, subscribe, and leave a rating & review. Now let’s go make a plan to be more purposeful!

Links and Resources Mentioned:

Home Management: Plain and Simple 
Large Family Logistics Book by Kim Brenneman
Laney’s Planning System / Home Management Planner
Notebook You Could Use for a Home Management Bullet Journal
USA Pans

       

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The Multiplication Process

The Multiplication Process

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In the Bible study I’m working through right now, Jen Schmidt shares something one of her professors taught her in college… “He demonstrated the multiplication process that would occur if each one of us purposefully invested in the life of one other person that year and then continued with a new person the following year, and so forth. He issued us a challenge to form one friendship, and then encourage our new friend to do the same with another person the following year. Multiplying ourselves starts out slow, so after the first year, there would only be two disciples, and by the end of the second year, only four would have been reached. By the fourth year, sixteen people reached. Then the numbers snowball. By year twenty-five, together our multiplied efforts could reach MILLIONS of people.”

Maybe that seems a little extravagant, so I want to make this more attainable so that we can apply it and do it too.
Instead of taking a full year, let’s break it down by months. Each month, can it be our goal to impact just ONE person in some way? Let’s start with one person and point them to a life of abundance in Him.

You are that someone God wants to use now to impact this generation and the next. 

“Your unique gifts, your untold story, your broken and mended heart, your fierce love, your brave authenticity – all those intricate threads woven together create the very tapestry He wants to use to unveil His love to someone who needs to experience it. Small offerings, given with great love, matter.” -Jen Schmidt

Commit to pray for one person this month. Ask them how you can be praying for them, and maybe send them a scripture that ties in with what they are going through that you be praying with them. Encourage them. Maybe you can have them over for coffee and let them share whatever is on their heart.

We sometimes don’t realize what an impact these small gestures have. It may feel insignificant. But if each of us who are reading this can impact just one person this month and then by the end of this year alone, we could potentially impact 384,000 people. Did you read that number?! That’s this year alone! And I don’t know about you, but that feels pretty darn significant to me! And that’s not something I’m taking lightly… I’m praying for the 384,000 today.

“Though your beginning was insignificant, Yet, your end will increase greatly.” Job 8:7

Ep. 003 – Coping While Exhausted and Overwhelmed

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Show Notes –

In this week’s episode of My Purposeful Planning, Laney shares with us tips on how to Cope when we’re Exhausted and Overwhelmed. Laney shares her own story of overwhelm as well as personal examples that go along with each of the tips from this chapter of Kim Brenneman’s book, Large Family Logistics.

In This Episode:

[00:00] – Introduction

[00:45] – Special Thank you

[01:07] – Laney’s kids are very interested in her podcasting so she did a little mini interview with them about what it means to be exhausted, stressed out, and overwhelmed. They share a few tips with us from their point of view.

[04:51] – Intro. for today’s episode

[05:09] – Overwhelmed, exhausted, and sleep-deprived.

[05:36] – Laney answers the question… Is it harder to go from 2 to 3 kids or 3 to 4?

[06:01] – Giving yourself Grace

[06:17] – Tip #1: Attitude is Key

[06:35] –

“Instead of viewing the daily rhythms God had gifted me with as an opportunity to surrender and become transformed through faith, I grew weary in doing small things well and lost heart. Everything was so very daily. My chores felt unseen, invisible, seemingly insignificant. I tried to remind myself that throughout scripture the Lord delights in everyday obedience. But I struggled to believe it when I was slogging through mundane moments, asking myself “Do they really have to eat again? I just made lunch.” Some days success meant nailing the three biggies – food, clothing, and shelter – in any form. Banana dipped in peanut butter for dinner? That counts as fruit and protein; sure honey, we’re good. Lord, how can you use me? Certainly you’ve called me to more than this?” – Jen Schmidt in her Just Open the Door Bible Study

[07:26] – Laney references this blog post.

[08:19] – “Where we see failure, God sees opportunity. Where we assume weakness, He thrives on giving strength. Where we see insignificant choices, He sees grand possibilities.” – Jen Schmidt

[08:35] – God used Laney’s failure and hard time for good with this podcast.

[09:09] – “God has a purpose for our pain.” – Jen Schmidt

[09:17] – In the midst of our most difficult struggles, our loneliness, our feelings of insignificance, our mess becomes the cornerstone of our message – and He uses it in powerful ways.” -Jen Schmidt

[09:49] – Scripture promises we can do all things through Christ who strengthens us.

[10:05] – Making going to God for our strength a habit

[10:16] – “Content + Comfortable = Complacent. Disturbed + Disrupted = Dependent” -Tricia Goyer

[11:14] – Keep it positive on social media; You do have influence.

[11:25] – Stepping Stone vs. a Stumbling Block

[11:38] – Tip #2: Watch what you eat
No elaborate dishes, new recipes, or heavily involved recipes

[12:45] – Focus on whole foods and eating simply.

[12:35] – Even though it may be expensive to do this, it’s cheaper than paying for illness and all of the things that come along with that.

[12:49] – Tip #3: Laundry Tips
If it’s not dirty, don’t wash it.

[13:33] – Fold laundry with your children.

[13:43] – Listen to an audio book or podcast to make mundane tasks more enjoyable.

[14:27] – Teach your children this verse while you work on chores together… Colossians 3:23-24 “Whatever you do, work heartily as for the Lord and not for men knowing that from the Lord  you will receive an inheritance as your reward. You are serving the Lord Christ.”

[14:38] – Recap of the tips already shared

[14:49] – Tip #4: Exemplify kindness and love

[15:28] – Verse to remember… “She opens her mouth with wisdom, and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue.” Proverbs 31:26

[15:41] – Smile while you speak. When you speak while smiling the tone of your voice changes and the words that come out of your mouth are more gracious.

[16:10] – Tip #5: Simplify and streamline.

[16:32] – Work for 15 minutes; Rest for 10 minutes.
*Set a timer for work and rest times.

[18:18] – Give yourself Grace

[18:26] – Some things in life are more important that clean. Some things are more important than orginization

[18:47] – Relationships always trump rules and routines>

[19:01] – You are not called to be perfect

[19:05] – Find balance between laziness and letting things go vs. perfectionism and perfect order.

[19:24] – Avoid being critical and accentuate the positive things done well.

[19:45] – Utilize sanity savers like paper plates and plastic utensils.

[20:22] – Shut off certain rooms for a period of time. as they are cleaned and tidied up.

[21:10] –  Recap of the 5 tips

[20:12] – “We do not know what to do, but our eyes are on you.” 2 Chronicles 20:12

[21:38] – Subscription Reminder

[21:49] – Rating and Review Request

Links and Resources Mentioned:

Large Family Logistics Book by Kim Brenneman
Just Open the Door Bible Study by Jen Schmidt
The Blog Post Laney mentions

     

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Ep.002 – Season 1 Introduction & Interview with Special Guest, Amy DeFazio

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Show Notes –

In this week’s episode of My Purposeful Planning, Laney tells us what we can expect this season with the podcast. This season we will be talking about concepts of the book Large Family Logistics, by Kim Brenneman. Laney is creating worksheets and printables to go along with these episodes so we can really work through the practical concepts and apply what we are learning as we go along. Laney also has her friend, Amy, on the show for a special guest interview to discuss this book and what we can expect from it this season.

In This Episode:

[00:00] -Intro.

[00:46] – Dedication of Season 1 – “Large Family Logistics”

[01:02] – Laney was overwhelmed with a newborn, three older children, a husband, a home to manage, meals to prep, laundry, and just all of the things when she found this book.

[01:20] – With having her fourth child, Laney quickly realized that her home systems weren’t the best

[01:45] – She needed to get her act together, but whatever it was going to be had to include her children. They had to be a part of it and included in that process.

[01:55] – Laney ordered this book, and it was exactly what she needed.

[02:14] – This book is for anyone with a home to manage- not just the large family

[02:26] – The book contains lots of practical concepts but also has many spiritual concepts mixed in as well

[02:50] – Laney introduces today’s guest

[03:23] – We SAHMs are rarely kid-free so we do have our kids here here with us, and you will definitely hear them in the background of this episode. We do have someone with them watching them, but please give us grace with this.

[03:48] – Welcome Remarks

[04:10] – Amy introduces herself

[04:53] – Play dates are for us, not the kids.

[05:50] – This book is a great tool

[06:01] – Amy’s biggest challenge with home and family management: Lack of systems

[06:21] – Systems are important for families to function properly

[06:52] – Amy tells us how she found out about this book… at a time when she was overwhelmed and was praying for a practical tool. This book was an answer to that prayer.

[08:32] – Amy shares the part of the book that made the biggest impact on her

[09:11] – Morning and Evening Routines

[09:21] –  Time to let your family know… “This is gonna change. Things will be different.”

[09:42] – This chapter we are discussing is basically a summary of the whole book that has 12 practical steps.
(**We will be discussing this chapter in depth in Episode 4. There will also be a set of printable worksheets available.)

[10:20] – Amy shares what it was like for her as a child in regards to having chores.

[11:08] – “Afternoon chore time is One of the Pillars of a Good Day.”

[12:24] – We need help. When we become adults, it’s hard to know what to do and how to do it well in regards to managing a home and family.

[12:48] – This book is basically a handbook that Kim Brenneman wrote for her daughters to have as a guide for when they became adults so they wouldn’t be as lost as she was.

[13:32] – We sometimes are guilty of just doing everything for our kids instead of teaching them how to do things.

[13:39] – Mothering and the Struggle with Perfectionism

[13:55] – How an episode of the show Tidying Up with Marie Kondo showed me something important

[14:48] – It has to start somewhere

[14:53] – Amy shares what Chore Time looks like for her family and children right now.

[15:59] – Amy shares how this simple chore time has changed the outlook of her children and how they are now beginning to take ownership of their new role as mama’s helpers

[16:43] – Amy Discusses the Importance of Self Care

[17:27] –  Amy discusses her challenges and inspiration for fueling her body properly

[18:09] – Amy shares her Gym Goals and how her prioritizing herself and exercise is overflowing to her children as well.

[18:48] – Amy discusses the home systems she finds easiest and the most challenging.

[21:07] – Stock Questions

[21:20] – Amy’s Enneagram & Personality Type

[21:43] – Amy’s Favorite Scripture : 2 Corinthians 5:17

[22:08] – Amy’s Favorite Book She’s Read Recently – Treasuring Christ When Your Hands are Full

[22:30] – Amy’s Favorite Podcast Right Now – Sally Clarkson’s At Home With Sally

[22:50] – Amy’s Family Favorite Go-To Meal Right Now –
Can of Salsa Verde… Chicken… Mix with Cream Cheese… Corn Tortillas or Cauliflower Rice… Pop it in the Oven… Add some cheese…Delicious!

[22:32] – Amy’s Favorite Planning Method – Google Calendar & The Good Old-Fashioned To-Do List

[25:09] – Amy’s Go-To Drink at Home –  Black coffee in the french press with 3 ice cubes added to it

[25:55] – Nutpods Creamer and My favorite creamer Links

[26:13] – How Amy is Planning to be more Purposeful Right Now – “DOn’t miss it. Be engaged. Be intentional. Just enjoy the season I’m in no matter what it is.”

[27:05] – Subscription Reminder

[27:16] – Rating and Review Request

Links and Resources Mentioned:

Large Family Logistics Book by Kim Brenneman
Tidying Up with Marie Kondo Show Episode
Treasuring Christ When Your Hands are Full by Gloria Furman
At Home with Sally Podcast
Google Calendar
Nutpods Creamer

   

Find Amy:

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Facebook

Find Laney:

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