Embrace The Chaos
Mental Wellness Check-up

Mental Wellness Check-up

May 26, 2020

Our special guest is none other than Ruben's amazing sister Bianca De Anda who is an L.C.S.W. Mental health was and is an important part of our overall health especially now more than ever. Bianca share's some great insight and practicals on how we can achieve or at least strive for mental wellness during the quarantine. A resource that she shares is NAMI.org for mental health resources. 

Embracing Quarantine Together

Embracing Quarantine Together

May 26, 2020

We recorded this interview a month ago but wanted to share it. We interview our good friends William and Chelsea Thorne who are ministers in Sydney Australia and have two little beautiful kiddos. Listen to their faith and joy despite getting COVID and having to quarantine for close to a month.

Encouragement from Quarantine

Encouragement from Quarantine

April 5, 2020

Checking in on how we are doing after a couple of weeks of "Safer at home,' due to COVID-19. Resources provided in Q&A time are: "The Well Behaved Child,' by Dr. John Rosemond, "Rasing awesome Kids,"  and "The Essential 8(Principles of a strong family," by Sam and Geri Laing, "Tender Years," by Geri Laing and Elizabeth Laing Thompson, Podcast "Connected Parenting with Jennifer Kolari."

Parenting and Discipline

Parenting and Discipline

March 19, 2020

This episode we discuss the ups and downs of disciplining our children and what has worked for us. We recorded this before California went on a mandatory "Stay at Home," lockdown. We will be back with a new episode next week where we can download our "New Normal."

Family Dynamics

Family Dynamics

February 8, 2020

We are back after the holidays and a crazy season of sick children and sick mommy and daddy. In this episode, we dive into family dynamics and realistic rhythms. Thanks for tuning in! Leave us a comment and give us a Like.

Prioritizing Your Marriage

Prioritizing Your Marriage

September 10, 2019

We are back after getting all the kids back to school. In this episode we share another quick helpful tip and discuss prioritizing marriage in the midst of all the chaos. 

The Law of Entropy

The Law of Entropy

August 9, 2019

Thanks so much for listening to our first two episodes. We will be putting our an episode a month. Please subscribe.

Part 2 of Fighting Fairly

Part 2 of Fighting Fairly

June 7, 2019

Continue on with us as we finish the 10 Commandments of fighting fairly. Special thanks to Al and Gloria Baird for sharing these tools with us in our 1st year of marriage. It has saved us and Gloria's legacy will live on through our family and many more. 

Welcome: Fighting Fairly

Welcome: Fighting Fairly

June 7, 2019

We are Ruben and Marina De Anda, married for 14 years with 4 children. We strive to live a life of love rather than a life of craziness, but it doesn't always go according to our plan.