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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.

Sep 21, 2020

Kira and Deana talk about the power of catching our kids being their amazing selves and positively reinforcing their behavior. They share ways to honor kids when they get it “right” as well as ways to honor what makes them unique and special just by being themselves.

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Sep 14, 2020

Deana and Kira share ways to be the parent without being a tyrant and the positive impact this can have on your relationship with your child. They also give tools and tips for re-balancing your home if things are out of whack.

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Sep 7, 2020

In their final episode of the Mental Health Series, Kira and Deana speak with Erica Whitfield, MACP, LMHC, BC-TMH about self-harm and NSSI (Non-Suicidal Self-Injury). Erica shares the difference between suicidal acts, suicidal ideation and NSSI as well as strategies for families who might be walking alongside a child...


Aug 31, 2020

In their third week of the Mental Health Series, Kira and Deana speak with Elizabeth Vu, LICSW about kids and depression. Elizabeth shares the difference between general sadness and clinical depression as well as ways that parents can spot the need for extra support. She also gives listeners fantastic tips for...


Aug 24, 2020

In the second of their four-part Mental Health Series, Deana and Kira chat with psychologist Amy Crow about kids and body image. Amy shares the different types of body image disorders (including eating disorders and Body Dysmorphia or BDD), what can cause them, how to spot them and what parents should (and should never)...