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Spin Cycle: To Swear or Not to Swear

Raising Adults: Future Focused Parenting

Release Date: 11/01/2018

The Importance of Quiet Time show art The Importance of Quiet Time

Raising Adults: Future Focused Parenting

We discuss the importance of quiet time for kids of all ages and the long term benefits of teaching kids to embrace downtime, play independently and grow into adults who know how to take a break!

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Growing WITH Our Children, with Dr. Kara Powell of the Fuller Youth Institute show art Growing WITH Our Children, with Dr. Kara Powell of the Fuller Youth Institute

Raising Adults: Future Focused Parenting

We chat with Dr. Kara Powell of the Fuller Youth Institute who shares her unique philosophy about how we can grow with our children, instead of growing apart. She discusses the 3 phases of a child’s growth into adulthood and the 3 ways parents can walk alongside them as they grow. She also shares the one line every parent needs to have in their back pocket.

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And The Oscar Goes To... show art And The Oscar Goes To...

Raising Adults: Future Focused Parenting

Deana and Kira open Season 4 by talking about the Oscar Award winning performance that is parenthood. They describe how to effectively cultivate your “I’m not shocked face” as well as why it’s so critical that parents create a safe space for kids to share whatever they are struggling with (even if it might be hard, as the parent, to hear it).

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Replay of Replay of "Kids and Discipline" From Season Two

Raising Adults: Future Focused Parenting

In the lead up to Season 4 (which airs next week!) we are releasing a replay of the "Kids and Discipline" episode from Season 2. Deana and Kira talk about discipline, what it is versus what it's not and why boundaries are such an important part of raising adults.

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The Getting It Together Summit - Exploring Education Options For Next Year show art The Getting It Together Summit - Exploring Education Options For Next Year

Raising Adults: Future Focused Parenting

Deana and Kira share an awesome FREE resource for parents who are confused or concerned about how to keep their kids well educated next year. The Getting It Together Summit is totally free and is running July 15-17 to help parents figure out exactly what their options are for next year AND how to stay healthy and balanced as a family. There are 37 speakers to choose from on a ton of different topics related to education, health and wellness.

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Replay of Replay of "Raising Kids With Emotional Intelligence" From Season One

Raising Adults: Future Focused Parenting

In the first week of the break before Season 4 launches we are replaying our episode on Emotional Intelligence where Kira offers strategic principles for instilling EI in children. She also shares her accessible “3Ns” strategy for handling big feelings.

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Season Three Finale | Join Us On The Journey:  What We're Still Working On show art Season Three Finale | Join Us On The Journey: What We're Still Working On

Raising Adults: Future Focused Parenting

In their Season Three finale Kira and Deana challenge listeners to pick one or two things they are going to focus on while Raising Adults breaks for two weeks (look out for replays of two of our most popular episodes each week of the break!). The co-hosts share their choices and ask listeners to join them on the journey! Season Four airs on July 20th!

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Talking With Kids About Race with Dr. Lucretia Berry of Brownicity show art Talking With Kids About Race with Dr. Lucretia Berry of Brownicity

Raising Adults: Future Focused Parenting

Deana and Kira talk with Dr. Lucretia Berry of Brownicity.com. Dr. Berry shares ways to talk about skin hue, race, anti-racism and more with our children as well as why these conversations are crucial to raising adults. She also discusses some of the key components in the conversation that parents often miss as well as what happens when we allow fear to prevent us from having these conversations at all.

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Creating Margin in Parenting with Lifestyle Coach Andrea Dahlman, FNTP, RWS show art Creating Margin in Parenting with Lifestyle Coach Andrea Dahlman, FNTP, RWS

Raising Adults: Future Focused Parenting

Kira and Deana speak with Lifestyle Coach and Nutrition Expert Andrea Dahlman about ways parents can create margin in their lives so they can move from always “doing” into truly “being”. She shares the 3 ways parents can start creating sustainable life changes, find space for the things in their lives that matter to them and the revolutionary word every human being needs to incorporate into their vocabulary.

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Kids and Failure show art Kids and Failure

Raising Adults: Future Focused Parenting

Deana and Kira talk about how to teach kids to embrace failure, learn positive self-talk, and let go of the message society sends that failure is a bad thing. They also share the importance of separating the mistake from the person so that we can honor the feelings that come up when they make a mistake and move forward in a way that helps kids learn and grow.

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