Updated: March 14, 2023

The Weekend That Changed Our Marriage

It’s been one year since we attended our very first Family Board Meeting Weekend with Mike and Alicia Hernon of Messy Family Project…what have the fruits been? Would we do it again? Can it benefit your family too? Find out in this episode of The Catholic Money Show.

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Discussion Notes:

[00:00:00] Intro

[00:01:46] Virtual family board meeting weekend with binder, books, and resources for couples.

[00:05:17] Special offer: Signup for the Family Board Meeting Weekend at and get a free BIG Catholic Calendar.

[00:07:13] Creating intentional space as a family, having family meetings, getting blinders off and assessing resources to move forward.

[00:11:07] Family switch necessary to keep up with growing children; discussion of values, recipes, and relationships to create legacy.

[00:13:00] Exploring family relationships, making big life decisions, attending a weekend event and going all-in.

[00:19:04] Couple decides to go on year-long RV adventure.

[00:21:05] God-given desire blocked, walk to solve pickle, discernment needed, God catches us when we leap into His will.

[00:22:30] Discernment process for marriage: planting seeds, growth in both spouses, lightning bolt moment, confirmation, door/window opens.

[00:27:17] Family dynamic issues addressed in board meeting; more conflict due to more time together; counseling helping.

[00:32:09] Family planning to grow through infertility treatments and adoption.

Music in this episode is by Dylan Gardner – check out his album Almost Real on iTunesSpotify, or wherever you listen to great music.