Family Brand: Take Back Your Family

Family Brand: Take Back Your Family

We at Family Brand want to raise a war cry to families everywhere. Now is the time to TAKE BACK YOUR FAMILY. Develop a family culture where relationships last, and each member of the family is seen and valued for who they are. It is absolutely possible to raise a family today without fear of the future. Define who you are as a family, and what you stand for. Stop looking at the future with fear and uncertainty and start looking forward with a possibility of more. More love. More joy. More connection. More resolve. The world needs strong families now more than ever. Let us show you how.

Episodes

April 19, 2024 14 mins

Hey there, Family Brand community! Chris and Melissa here, and we’re excited to bring you a topic that really hits home—commitment, particularly around managing and reclaiming our family time.

In this episode, we share some personal stories and insights, like the saga of our matching white Toyotas and what they symbolize about our values and choices. We talk about the challenges and joys of balancing famil...

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Hey, Family Brand crew! It's just me today, Melissa, and I want to share an adventure that truly embodied our family's spirit of fun and spontaneity. Recently, I whisked away three of our kids on an impromptu road trip to catch the eclipse—a decision fueled by our family's motto of preferring experiences over things and embracing adventure.

This escapade wasn't just about chasing the shadow of the moon; it...

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Hey, Family Brand listeners! Chris and Melissa here, and guess what? We're coming at you live from our car, from the excitement of date night. Haha Today's episode is all about date nights and their incredible power to strengthen our marriage, especially during times when it felt like we were drifting apart.

We dive deep into how committing to a weekly date night became the cornerstone of rebuilding our co...

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Hey, there! Chris and Melissa here, and we’ve just returned from an unforgettable weekend in Cabo, where we co-hosted a couples retreat. It was our first time doing something like this, alongside our dear friends Dan Martell and Renee Warren. We dove deep into the power of intentional growth in marriages and came back with some incredible insights we're eager to share with you!

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Hey there, Family Brand community! It's Melissa, and today's episode is a bit of a heart-to-heart, as I share our journey and decision that's been deeply personal and transformative for our family: the leap into homeschooling our youngest, Trip and Indy. This journey isn't just about the choice to homeschool but delves into the broader theme of following what feels right for your family, even amid doubts and the unknow...

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Hello, Family Brand community! Melissa here. This week, we had the absolute pleasure of hosting Corrine Stokoe on our podcast—a remarkable woman who truly embodies the journey toward being 'Coda Free,' living a life free from codependency. Corrine's personal journey alongside her husband's recovery from addiction opened her eyes to the pervasive issue of codependency, prompting her to embrace and teach the transformati...

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Hey there, Family Brand community! Chris and Melissa here, and in today’s episode, we’re tackling a theme that’s been resonating deeply with us lately—commitment. It’s more than just a word; it’s a profound force that shapes our lives, relationships, and aspirations.

We share personal insights on commitment's true essence, especially through the powerful lens of parenthood. Imagine the lengths you’d go to ...

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Hey, Family Brand community, Chris and Melissa here! This week, we're bringing you a very special episode that's close to our hearts. We're diving into the incredible journey of transformation and hope with a guest who's not just an inspiration to many but also Chris's sister, Kristen Johnson!

Kristen's story isn't just about overcoming addiction and her time behind bars; it's a powerful narrative of redem...

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What does your family think about money? This powerful question could be the answer to to shifting your family legacy forever! 

Today, we're excited to bring you insights from Garrett Gunderson, a close friend and brilliant mind in the realms of wealth creation and preservation! Garrett's journey is not just about accumulating wealth; it's about investing in oneself and understanding the value of money in ...

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Hey there, Family Brand community! As we launch into 2024, it feels like the perfect moment for reflection and setting intentions. This time of year is always special for us, filled with celebrations and the chance to reset with purpose. Our family has a unique tradition of choosing a word or phrase that guides us throughout the year, and we're excited to share this year's powerful theme with you: "Get that dog in you....

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Hello, Family Brand community! Today, we are thrilled to share with you our conversation with Jill Lane, the founder of Fueling Champions. As a mother of three student-athletes and a seasoned professional in performance nutrition and exercise physiology, Jill's expertise and personal journey offer invaluable lessons for all of us, especially those navigating the world of competitive sports with our children!

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Autism: A journey often misunderstood and undersupported…this conversation completely changed our outlook!

Hello Family Brand community! It's Melissa here, and in this episode, I'm excited to bring you the amazing story of Patrick Hardy. Patrick is a remarkable father, author, illustrator, and a true pioneer in the realm of children's literature about autism. I found his content online by chance, and I am ...

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Hey, Family Brand! Melissa here, and I’m excited to dive into the topic of embracing the wisdom and strength in parenting teenagers with insights from our special guest, Brooke Romney.

On our parenting journeys, it's crucial to pause and reflect on the evolving dynamics of raising teens and tweens. Just like looking back at the year gone by helps us learn and grow, understanding our experiences with our te...

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Hey, Family Brand community! Chris here, ready to fuel your inspiration for 2024 with an incredible episode! I had the fantastic opportunity to sit down with Jason Khalipa, a renowned fitness guru and a devoted family man, who shared his unique perspective on blending fitness discipline with family values.

Jason and I have crossed paths in the fitness world, and his approach to integrating fitness with fam...

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Hey there, Chris and Melissa here! Today, we're diving into a topic that’s not only timely but transformative - making 2024 the best year yet for your family!

As we bid farewell to the year 2023, it is an opportune moment to look back and reflect on the lessons and successes we have experienced throughout the year. As individuals and as a family, we have had many moments of joy and gained wisdom from our e...

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In this episode, we had the pleasure of interviewing Hal Elrod, author of the world-famous book "The Miracle Morning." This year we had the opportunity to meet Hal and his wife, Ursula, and take them through our Family Brand Program! We had to have him on the show because we believe Hal's insights are more than just enlightening; they're potentially life-altering.

Hal’s journey of personal growth over the ...

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Hey, Family Brand community! Melissa here with an episode to kickstart your 2024 planning and goal-setting as a family! In today's episode, I had the pleasure of interviewing Jake and Danielle Larsen, a dynamic duo who shared their unique approach to unifying family and work life.

 

Jake and Danielle have been friends for several years, and they introduced us to the idea of holding a "family retreat," and ...

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November 30, 2023 18 mins

Hey there, Family Brand community! It's Melissa, and in today’s podcast, I'm taking you through a journey that's close to my heart – the transformative power of journaling! Even if you’re not a “writer” or journaling hasn’t been your thing in the past I want encourage you to still give this episode a shot because after nearly two decades of absence, I've recently rediscovered this practice and it's become a cherished r...

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Welcome back! In this episode, we give you some practical ideas on how to maintain peace and connection through the holiday season, a time that, ironically, often becomes the most stressful period of the year for most families! 

For us, our holiday seasons used to leave us feeling spread thin and overwhelmed..

This led us to start asking the pivotal question: "Does it promote peace?" This beca...

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Hey there, Family Brand community! Chris here and in this episode, I had the pleasure of chatting with Michael Hyatt, a renowned expert in goal setting and achievement, not to mention his best-selling books and online programs that have impacted millions around the world! Michael is our first-ever repeat guest, so you might remember him from episode 120! 

We are excited to have him on the show because his ...

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