Raising Adults Podcast

Honoring Where Our Kids Are Different From Us

In today’s episode of Raising Adults, Deana and Kira dive into how we as parents handle and cope with our kids being different from us.

“We don’t need a melting pot in this country, folks. We need a salad bowl. In a salad bowl, you put in the different things. You want the vegetables, the lettuce, the cucumbers, the onions, the green peppers to maintain their identity. You appreciate differences.” – Jane Elliot

Today’s discussion includes:

  • Why we’re talking about this (5:35)
  • What this looks like in Deana’s home (7:17)
  • Coping with differences in Kira’s home (11:35)
  • Something not being handled well vs. a different way of doing something (14:00)
  • Leaning into the differences (16:45)
  • Unpacking where the issue is actually our own (19:06)
  • What are we modeling for our kids (25:19)

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