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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.

The Inner Work of Conscious Parenting with Laura Froyen, PhD, of The Balanced Parent podcast

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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Moms Everywhere Are Not OK

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….

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Protecting Kids and Teens From Substance Abuse with Richard Capriola, author of The Addicted Child

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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The Resurfacing Of Grief: How Milestones Affect Families Of All Types

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.

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Coaching Call: Beyond Video Games and Later Bedtimes - Thinking Outside the Box When Offering Age-Appropriate Privileges

Mar 1, 2021

Deana and Kira chat with one of their members for a coaching call about choosing age-appropriate privileges that go beyond screens, video games, junk food and later bedtimes. They also discuss natural and logical consequences for kids when we need to engage in some gentle discipline.

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