Life with Amy & Jordan

By Amy & Jordan

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Welcome to Life with Amy & Jordan, an educational podcast for people who want to enrich their lives by making small decisions that lead to great outcomes. <p> Married for over ten years, Amy and Jordan Demos know what it means to struggle and succeed. Originally elementary school teachers, they built a photography business from the ground up, turned it into one of the most successful in the industry, and have since taught hundreds of thousands of online students how to succeed, too. <p> In this podcast, they share their personal secrets and life strategies –– in marriage, business, faith, finances, time management and personal growth –– to help YOU live the best version of your life, one intentional choice at a time, because Amy and Jordan believe that success isn’t for the chosen few. It’s for those who choose. <p> For more information, visit amyandjordan.com/podcast

Episode Date
013: Our High School Love Story
43:58
Life can be nostalgic. Every love story starts somewhere. In this episode, we’re taking you back where it all started, sharing all the juicy details (and embarrassing moments!) of our high school love story: how we met, our first date, our first kiss –– and everything in-between. We’re pulling back the curtain on stories we’ve never told anyone… until now.
Oct 30, 2019
012: Date Night
54:42
Life can easily get disconnected. With busy schedules and a lot of responsibilities, it’s easy to let intentional time with our spouse become an afterthought. In this episode of the podcast, we’re sharing our best date night tips and tricks, full of fun new date ideas, ways to spark conversation and practical how-tos that can work on any budget, so you can invest in your relationship, energize your marriage and protect what matters most. Here's a preview of what we're talking about... • Why date night might be the most important night of the week • How to maximize your time and money on date night (including budget friendly date night ideas!) • Our best dating advice for singles • Our date night conversation rules -- Kids? Work? -- we talk about our dos and don'ts for date night convos After listening, you'll know why date night is one of the keys to a great marriage (and to being great parents), and you'll have the tools you need to start implementing regular date nights THIS WEEK!
Oct 23, 2019
011: Ask Us Anything
58:01
Life is full of questions. In this special (very personal) “Ask Us Anything” episode of the podcast, we’re answering YOUR questions –– and we don’t hold back! From the small and silly to the big and important (and everything in between) we reveal things that we’ve never shared publicly before –– some stuff our family and friends don’t even know! This is probably the most fun we’ve had recording an episode. We hope you enjoy it! Here's a preview of what we're talking about... • Our #1 pet peeve about each other • Jordan’s surprising Disney character alter-ego • Answers to the baby questions we've never answered before • Our enneagram numbers • How we’ve changed since we got married • One thing you definitely don’t know about us (because no one does) After listening, you'll know secrets about us we've never shared before, and you'll know more about us than ever before!
Oct 16, 2019
010: Ending the Day Right
1:16:26
Life can get out of control. It’s a lot to manage. From the second we get home from work, it feels like there are a thousand things pulling us in a thousand directions. It’s so easy to accidentally let the night slip away from us and wonder where the time went. In this episode, we’re sharing the changes we’ve made to our after work routine that have made us feel less anxious and more fulfilled, and the practical steps you can take to form new habits in your own after work routine, so you can set your evenings up for success and end the day right! Here's a preview of what we're talking about... • Our afternoon and evening routine • What we say "YES!" to every day after work... and what we've cut out completely • Two BIG mistakes we used to make at dinnertime • The unintended impact TV might be having on your relationships • One step to WAY MORE physical intimacy in your marriage ;) After listening, you'll know how we make the most of our after-work hours, and you'll have the tools you need to optimize your afternoons and evenings –– so you can end every day right!
Oct 09, 2019
009: Starting the Day Right
59:35
Life can get out of control. It’s a lot to manage. From the second we wake up, it feels like there are a thousand things pulling us in a thousand directions. Everything feels urgent and everyone needs our time... right now. Which can leave us feeling anxious before we even get out of bed. In this episode, we’re sharing the changes we’ve made to our morning routine that have made us feel less anxious and more fulfilled, and the practical steps you can take to form new habits in your own morning routine, so that you can start your day right and set yourself up for success! Here's a preview of what we're talking about... • How to prevent stress and anxiety in the morning • Our current morning routine • How to determine your daily priorities • Things you need to REMOVE from your mornings • How to create habits that actually stick After listening, you'll know the strategies we use to plan our morning routine, and you'll have the tools you need to create habits that will set up your mornings for success!
Oct 02, 2019
008: One of the Greatest Gifts You Can Give Your Child
1:11:19
Life with kids isn’t easy. We all want the best for our little ones, especially as they grow. In this episode, we're sharing the strategies we use to foster a love of learning in our home, that will empower you to strengthen your child’s literacy and language skills, to set them up for a lifetime of success in school, their career and beyond. Here's a preview of what we're talking about... • How to foster a love of learning with your kids • Simple things you can do at home to support your child's language development • How reading can help minimize toddler tantrums • The difference between active and passive parenting • Our daily disciplines for intentionally engaging with our son that anyone can do After listening, you'll know how we try to create an environment that promotes a love of learning and reading in our home, and you'll have the tools you need start intentionally supporting your child's language skills today!
Sep 25, 2019
007: How We Lived on One Teacher's Salary
1:06:57
Life can be pricey. Does it ever feel like you’re working really hard but don’t have anything left at the end of the month to show for it? In this episode, we're sharing the creative strategies we used to live on one teacher’s salary to save for our dreams that YOU can use to save for yours. Here's a preview of what we're talking about... • How we saved for our big financial goals all while living on one teacher's salary • What our first budget looked like :) • How to save money at the grocery store, on date night, on clothing and more! • The most important thing we can give our kids (hint: it's not more things) • How to identify wants versus needs… and the wants that hide inside needs After listening, you'll know how we sacrificed and saved for big financial goals early in our marriage and business, and you'll have the tools you need start saving for YOUR big financials goals, too!
Sep 18, 2019
006: How We Made the Decision to Have Kids
1:02:23
Life is full of big decisions. We got married young, loved our life, weren’t sure if we wanted kids, and felt like there was something wrong with us. In this episode, we’re getting personal about our fears about starting a family and how we ultimately came to the decision to have kids. It's an honest conversation about a lot of things we've never shared before. It's real. It's raw. It's vulnerable. But hopefully it helps someone in a similar season of life who's facing the same decision, or any big decision. Here's a preview of what we're talking about... • How we made the decision whether or not to have kids • Amy's fears as a woman and wife • Jordan's fears as a man and husband • Why we ultimately decided to wait eight years • How it's changed our lives since After listening, you'll have insight into how, and when, we made the decision to have kids that will hopefully help people who are in a similar season of life.
Sep 11, 2019
005: This Will Make or Break Your Relationships
1:02:04
Life can be tricky. We all want healthy, thriving relationships, but sometimes we find ourselves in conflict with people we love wondering how the heck we got there! In this episode of our podcast, we share the number one thing we believe will make or break your relationships. Here's a preview of what we're talking about... • Three important questions to ask yourself in conflict • Setting expectations and boundaries for healthy relationships • Proactive solutions for stopping conflict before it starts After listening, you'll have practical tools to navigate all of your relationships, including your marriage, your family, your friendships and more.
Sep 04, 2019
004: How to Protect Your Calendar
43:13
Life can be really busy. And if you’re anything like us, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by everything on your calendar. In this episode, we share the system we use to take the stress out of OUR schedule, that you can use to create a calendar that reflects YOUR priorities.
Aug 26, 2019
003: How to Avoid "Surprise" Spending
47:21
Life can be really expensive. Does it ever feel like unexpected bills come of out nowhere and drain your bank account? In this episode, we show you how to avoid surprise expenses with our simple, automated savings plan that will help you eliminate panic in your personal finances once and for all.
Aug 26, 2019
002: Five Rules for Fighting
43:13
Life can be messy. In relationships, conflict is inevitable -- especially in marriage. We can’t avoid it, but we CAN choose to be proactive about setting guidelines to make our fights as productive as possible. In this episode, we share the five rules for fighting that we use to move from heated conflict to healthy resolution.
Aug 26, 2019
001: The Multitasking Myth
52:12
Life can be overwhelming. It feels like we have a million things to do, and there’s never enough time to do it all. But is that really true? In this episode, we share why multitasking is a myth and the real way we get more things done in less time.
Aug 26, 2019