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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.

Kids and Peer Pressure

May 10, 2021

Curious to know Kira's and Deana's whys for peer pressure? Wondering what the three pillars of the Future Focused Parenting philosophy are and how you can apply them? Be sure to listen as Kira and Deana dive into these questions and so much more. 

"You have to be willing to say, actually, my value system is stronger...

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Apr 22, 2021

Kira and Deana chat with Bill Brady of Troomi Wireless about how to keep kids safe online, on their devices and more. Bill shares some of the ways parents can create trust with their children around technology use as well as help their children learn the skills necessary to navigate social media, app use, email and...

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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Spin Cycle - Our Opinion...On Opinions

Jan 21, 2021

Kira and Deana will be welcoming more guests than usual to the show over the next few months. While Raising Adults guests always bring incredible knowledge and expertise, Deana and Kira want to encourage listeners to be sure to feel empowered to make the choices that work for their family.

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