With the holidays approaching, Kira and Deana discuss tips and tricks for traveling with kids, ideas for feeling more prepared for some of the unique challenges traveling creates and shifting your perspective to make every trip just that little bit easier.
Kira shares her expertise on this important topic, exploring ways to spot the difference between a fear and a phobia, the different types out there (there are many!) and most importantly, the tools to prevent them in the first place.
Deana and Kira discuss various aspects of single parenting with a Future Focused mindset, including self-care, finances and dating. Deana shares practical tips on each topic from the single parent’s perspective while Kira shares her own experience as a child of divorced parents.
Episode 7 (Kids and Money) and the Spin Cycle – More on Money
Deana and Kira speak with Wendy Gossett, a temperament specialist and coach, who helps parents understand why their children do the things they do based our their personality types. She explains how understanding your child’s temperament can be the key to unlocking a challenging relationship.
Kira and Deana’s husbands (David and Scott) take over the laundry room for a very special 50th episode of the podcast. Together they discuss their why’s and how’s behind the choices they’ve made as fathers, the nuances of being a Dad of twins and a stepfather, and what it looks like to disagree with a spouse and co-parent who happens to be a parent coach.
Deana and Kira discuss the importance of advocating for your children, the impact on children’s self-esteem, and how to move from advocating for them, towards helping them learn to advocate for themselves.
Deana and Kira discuss the various ways Future Focused Parents need to begin letting go as they foster responsibility and independence in their children. Different ways to recognize when it’s time to shift gears, or hand over tasks as children grow and change are also shared.
Kira and Deana talk about the importance of creating community for your children to increase a sense of support and belonging. They discuss various ways in which to do this, including building community for you, as parents, as well.
In this episode, Kira and Deana speak with Alison Morrow, a homeschool transition coach with GoodSchooling.net. Alison shares the factors that might lead to a decision to homeschool, the 5 tips for getting started, and dispels some of the myths around this education option.
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