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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 29, 2019

Deana shares with listeners who may be in a blended family some tips and practical advice for nurturing, strengthening and caring for a remarriage or new relationship.  Amidst the complexities of children, big feelings, and loss, how do couples make sure to keep their new relationship strong?

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Apr 22, 2019

Kira and Deana welcome couples and sex therapist, Nancy Owen onto the show.  Nancy discusses some of the ways relationships are affected by having children and offers practical tools and tips for navigating some of these relationship challenges for whatever phase of parenthood you are in.  Don't miss this amazing...

Apr 15, 2019

Kira and Deana discuss how to talk with kids about consent, dating and more in this powerful episode, as well as how much younger these conversations need to start than you might think.


Apr 8, 2019

Deana and Kira discuss avoid raising consumerist children in a consumerist society. They talk brand names, smart spending, gratitude, gift giving and more.  They also share a listener idea for pairing consumption with family values.

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Apr 1, 2019

Kira and Deana talk about "the talk", revealing some funny anecdotes from their childhood, as well as tips on how to start the conversation, keep it age appropriate, and avoid shrouding the topic in shame or embarrassment. They also introduce the Attribute of the Month for April.

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