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Welcome to Raising Adults, the groundbreaking podcast that STARTS with the END in mind!

Together we can stop raising kids and start raising adults!

Brought to you by Future Focused Parenting.

Apr 5, 2021

Deana and Kira answer your questions about everything from imaginative play, emotional intelligence for kids under 18 months, linking your why to your values and more!

Episodes referenced: The Importance of a Strong Why, Figuring Out Your Family’s Values, Raising Kids With Emotional...


Mar 29, 2021

Deana and Kira speak with Laura Froyen, PhD, of The Balanced Parent podcast to talk about the inner work required to practice Conscious Parenting. How do we understand our triggers and do the necessary healing in order to be the best parents we can be?

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Mar 22, 2021

Kira and Deana chat about motherhood in a pandemic and all the ways that women, in particular, are underwater right now. They also look at the imbalance in emotional and physical load that has always existed for women and ask the question “how do we solve this?” Spoiler Alert: they never do find the answer….


Mar 15, 2021

Deana and Kira speak with Richard Capriola, author of The Addicted Child, about how to protect our children from substance abuse. Richard shares some of the warning signs, what to do if you see them, and what you can be doing now to protect children from risk of drugs and alcohol abuse later down the line.

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Mar 8, 2021

Kira and Deana talk about how milestones can cause the resurfacing of grief and the ways that it affects families of all kinds. They also discuss how parents can begin to think about the resurfacing of grief that will occur once the COVID-19 pandemic is over.