In this first bonus episode Deana and Kira answer a listener question about the chores episode and Kira gives an update on her kids’ new birthday chore.
Kira and Deana chat about the importance of pregnancy as a foundation for Future Focused Parenting. Issues such as parent preparation, choosing a care provider and selecting a parenting philosophy are all covered.
In this episode, Deana offers some practical advice for training kids in simple money management. Saving, giving and spending practices are highlighted.
Operating on the same page with your partner is critical. Today’s episode addresses why this is so important for children to see, how exactly to present a united front, and strategies for when partners don’t see eye to eye.
Have a teen who’s always on their device? Hoping to keep a little one away from video games? Listen as Deana and Kira chat about how they handle technology and offer simple and accessible ideas for dealing with this tricky issue.
Deana and Kira discuss sibling dynamics for traditional sibling sets, twins and step-siblings. Listeners will learn tips for encouraging sibling harmony and gain problem-solving ideas for sibling squabbles.
Kira and Deana talk and house work! Ideas for age-appropriate chores are discussed, as well as thoughts around why chores are important.
Want to raise polite children? Hear Kira and Deana talk about ways to introduce and reinforce manners in your family.
What happens when two parent coaches, one a Christian and the other an agnostic Jew, sit down to talk about parenting? In this introductory episode, Kira Dorrian and Deana Thayer share a little about their professional and personal backgrounds, as well as their different philosophical approaches, and discuss the fundamentals of Future Focused Parenting.
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