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Family Unboxd

Family Unboxd

By Edric & Joy Mendoza and Podcast Network Asia

Discover the joys and overcome the challenges of parenting in an honest, practical, and fun “unboxing” of family life with Edric and Joy Mendoza! They also feature surprise guests, experts, and even their own kids to enrich the discussion. So listen in and if you are a young parent, get it right from the start!
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S2 Ep.5: The Power of Words

Family UnboxdFeb 24, 2021

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S3 E7: Time Management

S3 E7: Time Management

How can we get a lot done and not burnout? How can we manage the activities of our kids better? Tune in to hear from our sons Elijah and Edan!

Dec 07, 202137:11
S3 E6: Crisis-Proof

S3 E6: Crisis-Proof

We all experience crisis, and in various shapes and sizes. So the bad news is we can never be crisis-free. But the great news is that we can be crisis-proof. Learn how from this episode with (almost) all our kids!

Nov 25, 202134:54
S3 E5: Learning as a Lifestyle

S3 E5: Learning as a Lifestyle

How do we get our kids to love learning especially with the tension between schoolwork and digital gaming & entertainment? Find out from the Mendoza teens!


Nov 08, 202133:32
S3 E4: The Power of Peers

S3 E4: The Power of Peers

Peers can be positive or negative. How do we teach our kids to choose close friends wisely, without rejecting others who may not share the same values?


Nov 02, 202146:02
 S3 E3: Contentment and the Digital World

S3 E3: Contentment and the Digital World

Are you unhappy right now? Discontent with something? The digital world can heighten that. Join us as we “unbox” solutions to digital contentment.

Oct 18, 202141:04
S3 E2: Entitlement

S3 E2: Entitlement

How do we tackle this growing challenge? Hear our sons share their views and us parents interact and give our thoughts as well. Juicy discussions!

Oct 11, 202129:02
S3 E1 : Gender Identity

S3 E1 : Gender Identity

In the current times, identifying Gender Identity is one of the struggles that people face. In this episode we tackle this with our older sons and look at how to best shape and form this, looking at biblical truths as we go.

Oct 04, 202143:17
S2 Ep.6: Magic Moments

S2 Ep.6: Magic Moments

Are we there to answer our kids’ BIG life questions like sex, spirituality, career, and the like? Do they feel like they can ask us? Find out the “magic” behind these moments in this episode!

Mar 03, 202131:08
S2 Ep.5: The Power of Words

S2 Ep.5: The Power of Words

Do we really understand the power of words to make or break a person? This is crucial especially at home. Let’s unbox this together and get some practical tips on how to wield words better!

Feb 24, 202124:41
S2 Ep. 4: Time Mgt & the Myth of “Balance”

S2 Ep. 4: Time Mgt & the Myth of “Balance”

Every family is figuring out how to juggle or “balance” the many tasks and responsibilities they have especially through this pandemic. Can we really achieve balance or is there a better way to approach this? Find out in this episode!
Feb 10, 202141:01
S2 Ep. 3: Faith?

S2 Ep. 3: Faith?

How do we strengthen the faith of our kids, and make sure that it isn’t mere compliance? Tricky question, but one we unbox in this episode!
Feb 04, 202127:18
S2 Ep. 2: Conflict Resolution

S2 Ep. 2: Conflict Resolution

Fights and friction are inevitable. But the outcome doesn’t always have to be ugly. If we know how to enter the “battle”, we can exit unscarred! We unpack conflict and how to resolve it using an interesting story of Abraham and Lot.
DISCLAIMER: The views and opinions expressed by the podcast creators, hosts, and guests do not necessarily reflect the official policy and position of Podcast Network Asia. Any content provided by the people on the podcast are of their own opinion, and are not intended to malign any religion, ethnic group, club, organization, company, individual, or anyone or anything.
Jan 28, 202138:05
S2 Ep. 1: 2020 Vision

S2 Ep. 1: 2020 Vision

No typos here. Is our vision clear (i.e. 20-20)? Amidst the challenges of life including the pandemic, the best way to navigate through is to have a clear perspective of our purpose. Vision does that. Learn how to set one in this season 2 kick-off!
DISCLAIMER: The views and opinions expressed by the podcast creators, hosts, and guests do not necessarily reflect the official policy and position of Podcast Network Asia. Any content provided by the people on the podcast are of their own opinion, and are not intended to malign any religion, ethnic group, club, organization, company, individual, or anyone or anything.
Jan 20, 202137:24
Ep. 13: Daddy Are You There?

Ep. 13: Daddy Are You There?

How important is a Dad today? What is his role especially in raising sons? Joy “interviews” Edric in a candid and honest way through this episode to unbox these perspectives!

DISCLAIMER: The views and opinions expressed by the podcast creators, hosts, and guests do not necessarily reflect the official policy and position of Podcast Network Asia. Any content provided by the people on the podcast are of their own opinion, and are not intended to malign any religion, ethnic group, club, organization, company, individual, or anyone or anything.

Dec 16, 202039:09
Ep. 12: Crisis 101

Ep. 12: Crisis 101

How do we deal with the storms of our life? In a year where the Philippines was hit with a volcanic eruption, pandemic, massive storm and flooding, we know first-hand what a crisis is. But the reality is even outside of this worldwide or national calamities, everyone goes through their own personal crisis. What should families do to weather these storms well? Find out in this episode!

DISCLAIMER: The views and opinions expressed by the podcast creators, hosts, and guests do not necessarily reflect the official policy and position of Podcast Network Asia. Any content provided by the people on the podcast are of their own opinion, and are not intended to malign any religion, ethnic group, club, organization, company, individual, or anyone or anything.

Dec 09, 202044:32
Ep. 11: What is love?

Ep. 11: What is love?

Everyone is looking for love. But maybe we don’t really know what we’re looking for? So many movies, kdramas, series, and shows have bombarded us with love and shaped our view. But is there more to this? Find out in this episode!

DISCLAIMER: The views and opinions expressed by the podcast creators, hosts, and guests do not necessarily reflect the official policy and position of Podcast Network Asia. Any content provided by the people on the podcast are of their own opinion, and are not intended to malign any religion, ethnic group, club, organization, company, individual, or anyone or anything.

Dec 02, 202039:15
Ep. 10: Money! Money! Money!

Ep. 10: Money! Money! Money!

Everyone needs money and handles money but no one really teaches us how to handle it...and instead we learn the hard way (guilty!). So we hope to provide some tips for teaching our kids (and ourselves!) to avoid the heartache. Enjoy and remember: values before skills!

DISCLAIMER: The views and opinions expressed by the podcast creators, hosts, and guests do not necessarily reflect the official policy and position of Podcast Network Asia. Any content provided by the people on the podcast are of their own opinion, and are not intended to malign any religion, ethnic group, club, organization, company, individual, or anyone or anything.

Nov 25, 202038:16
Ep. 9: Giving vs Taking

Ep. 9: Giving vs Taking

In a world where there is so much need, there is also so much greed. The tragedy will be to raise our kids with greed, struggling with entitlement, instead of experiencing the power of helping others, of being givers. So let’s find out how we can raise givers not takers. But remember, it starts with you! 

DISCLAIMER: The views and opinions expressed by the podcast creators, hosts, and guests do not necessarily reflect the official policy and position of Podcast Network Asia. Any content provided by the people on the podcast are of their own opinion, and are not intended to malign any religion, ethnic group, club, organization, company, individual, or anyone or anything.

Nov 18, 202041:17
Ep. 8: Purity

Ep. 8: Purity

Our families are bombarded with so many messages today —fake news included!— that it’s hard to determine what is right or wrong, what is pure and not pure. We tackle this issue with our two teen sons to get their take on what’s happening and see from their lenses practical tips to help us navigate through. DISCLAIMER: The views and opinions expressed by the podcast creators, hosts, and guests do not necessarily reflect the official policy and position of Podcast Network Asia. Any content provided by the people on the podcast are of their own opinion, and are not intended to malign any religion, ethnic group, club, organization, company, individual, or anyone or anything.

DISCLAIMER: The views and opinions expressed by the podcast creators, hosts, and guests do not necessarily reflect the official policy and position of Podcast Network Asia. Any content provided by the people on the podcast are of their own opinion, and are not intended to malign any religion, ethnic group, club, organization, company, individual, or anyone or anything.

Nov 11, 202026:22
Ep. 7: Identity: Whose Are You?

Ep. 7: Identity: Whose Are You?

Yup, that’s not a typo. In this episode, we unbox the big question of who we really are and how to formulate this in both ourselves and our children. This is so crucial in order to battle insecurities and the pain and frustration of looking to form this from all the wrong sources. We highlight the identity discussion with the key question: whose are you? DISCLAIMER: The views and opinions expressed by the podcast creators, hosts, and guests do not necessarily reflect the official policy and position of Podcast Network Asia. Any content provided by the people on the podcast are of their own opinion, and are not intended to malign any religion, ethnic group, club, organization, company, individual, or anyone or anything. 

DISCLAIMER: The views and opinions expressed by the podcast creators, hosts, and guests do not necessarily reflect the official policy and position of Podcast Network Asia. Any content provided by the people on the podcast are of their own opinion, and are not intended to malign any religion, ethnic group, club, organization, company, individual, or anyone or anything.

Nov 04, 202043:28
Ep. 6: Good Habits 101

Ep. 6: Good Habits 101

We all know that good habits are important. But how important are they in the context of a pandemic? How do we instill this when things in our life are so unpredictable? We “unbox” this and more in this episode!

DISCLAIMER: The views and opinions expressed by the podcast creators, hosts, and guests do not necessarily reflect the official policy and position of Podcast Network Asia. Any content provided by the people on the podcast are of their own opinion, and are not intended to malign any religion, ethnic group, club, organization, company, individual, or anyone or anything.

Oct 28, 202040:43
Ep. 5: Loving & Liking

Ep. 5: Loving & Liking

Loving our kids is instinctive. But do we like them? Do they know we like them? And here’s the kicker...do they like us? It’s so important to go into our kids world and enjoy what they enjoy, to let them know we like them. Find out more in this discussion!

Oct 21, 202045:29
Ep. 4: Learning In The New Normal

Ep. 4: Learning In The New Normal

What does the research say about how kids learn best? How does this apply in our “new normal” where many children are learning from home? How can we apply this in practical ways in our homes? We “unbox” the answers to these questions in this episode!
Oct 14, 202046:38
Episode 3: Digital Addition & Addiction

Episode 3: Digital Addition & Addiction

How do we navigate the digital world with our kids, especially in this “new normal”? We talk about the power of digital and how to integrate this into our learning and everyday lives, but also the dark side of it, and practical solutions to overcome the dangers and damage it may cause. Our eldest chimes in as Exhibit A.
Oct 07, 202036:32
Episode 2: Authentic Modeling

Episode 2: Authentic Modeling

Those are two big words that have helped us and many parents. Modeling is ensuring we literally “practice what we preach”, otherwise we end up destroying our credibility and parenting effectiveness. Authenticity is about being honest about our imperfections. We talk about how exactly this works and we ask our kids to give their thoughts!
Oct 07, 202037:48
Episode 1: Obedience Brings Blessings!

Episode 1: Obedience Brings Blessings!

In this first-ever podcast launch, we (Edric and Joy) unpack a very practical concern about how to get our kids to do their schoolwork, their chores, or any other thing we think they should be doing. The key are four letters: OBEY. But we also go to the heart of it and show how powerful this principle is in steering our children towards success.
Oct 07, 202038:01
Family Unboxd Trailer

Family Unboxd Trailer

Join Edric and Joy as they talk about everything family! Diving into the fun and the controversial stuff as they try to help the world change one family at the time.
Sep 29, 202000:55