Episode 008 - How To Minimize the Impact of Porn on Your Family - Part 2

In the second part of a two part series, Barrett Johnson examines the ways that porn is negatively affecting today’s families. He shares part two of the live talk he recently gave, focusing on what a family must do to stay on guard. (You need an action plan!) He also shares the “four streams of healing” for those who find themselves stuck in a pattern of addiction. The question of the week is one that he and Jenifer encounter often: “What if my spouse thinks porn is no big deal?”

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Episode 007 - How To Minimize the Impact of Porn on Your Family - Part 1

In this unique episode, Barrett Johnson addresses the porn epidemic head-on. After giving a brief introduction (and an apology for his pollen-induced congestion), he shares part one of a live talk he recently gave about the unavoidable impact of porn on our families, focusing on just how widespread the problem is. He also answers a specific question about when to talk about “self-gratification” with your kids (the M word might get flagged here), and shares a ton of resources that will help you to have healthy (and necessary) conversations about porn with your kids.

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Episode 006 - How to Show Love to Your Wife

How can a husband express love to his wife in ways that keep them powerfully connected? On today’s episode, Barrett and Jenifer discuss the truth that most wives have a real need for a satisfying love relationship with their husbands. And they have a built-in barometer that lets them know when they have that or not. Barrett shares some simple things a husband can do that go a long way to make his wife feel cherished. Along the way, they discuss toddlers & their vomit, how long a french fry can survive in a mini-van, and a study that connects the amount of housework a man does and how much sex he has.

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Episode 005 - How to Encourage Your Husband

How can a wife bring out the best in her husband? On today’s episode, Barrett and Jenifer talk about the incredible power a wife wields when she encourages her man. They also discuss some very practical ways that a wife can become the cheerleader he longs for, including how most popular movies totally get this truth. Along the way, they share Forbes’ list of the 9 toughest jobs (number one will surprise you) and talk about the worst story in the history of mankind involving a preschooler, some poop, and a Chick-Fil-A restroom.

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Episode 004 - How to Change Your Spouse

Do you secretly wish that you could fix your spouse and make them more of what you want them to be? On today’s episode, Barrett and Jenifer discuss how you can join God in your spouse’s transformation, but they also suggest that many of the things we want to change in our spouse are actually God-given differences that we need to value. Along the way, they discuss toilet seats, the recent college admissions cheating scandal, and how the greatest challenge of parenthood is helping your children find their shoes.

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Episode 003 - How to Talk to Your Kids About Sex

It’s one of the scariest jobs that parents have, but in our rapidly changing culture, it’s one of the most important. On today’s episode, Barrett and Jenifer suggest some practical ways to get your family talking about God’s design for sex. Along the way, they discuss some kids’ reactions to the “birds and bees,” the 70% premarital cohabitation rate, and why Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell bored their kids when talking about where babies come from.

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Episode 002 - Let's Talk About Sex (In Marriage)

On this, our first “official” episode, we jump right in and deal with an unmentionable topic. And we mention it…a lot. We talk about why so many couples are NOT having sex and what to do about it. Along the way, we have a quiz to see how messed up your family is, a brief discussion of The (virgin) Bachelor, and some thoughts on how to have sex when the kids are still awake (and in the room next door).

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Episode 001 - Introducing the Imperfect & Normal Families Only Podcast

Welcome to the launch of the official podcast designed exclusively for imperfect & normal families. If you’ve got the perfect marriage and your kids are always awesome, them move along…there’s nothing for you here. If you sometimes feel like your family is making it up as you go along, then you’ve come to the right place. On this, our first episode, Barrett and Jenifer Johnson introduce who they are, why they’re doing this thing, and what you can expect in upcoming episodes.

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