Deana and Kira speak with Shalini Shankar, author of Beeline: What Spelling Bees Reveal About Generation Z’s New Path to Success to discuss what makes Generation Z unique and how we, as their parents, need to engage with this next generation to set them up to succeed.

More on Shalini: http://shalinishankar.net

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Kira and Deana have a real and ridiculous conversation about what it is like to be in the epicenter of the Coronavirus outbreak in Washington State. Schools are closed, they are recording from separate locations, and both of them are in the midst of chaos. Together they talk about the situation, tips for parents who have had their world turned upside down, and they also have a random conversation about God, faith and apathy, because…it’s bananas!

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Deana and Kira talk about ways to take your morning routine from chaotic to cohesive! They share tools, tips and tricks for streamlining mornings, getting kids to take on more responsibilities, and ways to make mornings feel fun instead of frantic.

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Kira and Deana discuss how to talk with kids about Coronavirus (COVID-19) and what those conversations might look like. They provide tools and tips for keeping facts above fear, creating a sense of empowerment, and how to tailor your conversation to your unique child.

Deana and Kira talk about common courtesy and whether it is even that common anymore! They share tips and tricks for keeping common courtesies like thank you notes, RSVPs, firm handshakes, and polite pleasantries alive. They also dive into the bigger impacts these common courtesies can have on kids’ lives and their futures.

Kira and Deana interview Liz Frazier, financial planner and author of the book Beyond Piggy Banks and Lemonade Stands. Liz offers practical, accessible ways to both talk with and teach kids about money management. If you have been wondering where to start when it comes to the complex topic, you don’t want to miss this episode. Liz makes talking about money easy!

More on Liz: https://lizfrazier.com/

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Deana answers a listener question about when kids start driving.

Kira and Deana let their listeners know that a big announcement is coming on Monday’s episode.

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Kira and Deana talk about resilience and do some myth busting about what it takes to raise resilient kids as well as what true resiliency looks like.

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