Correction vs Criticism

Deana and Kira chat about the difference between correcting our kids and criticizing them. How can we be sure to come across with love, kindness and understanding when we need to correct a behavior? How can we keep in check what we can expect of them…

Positive Reinforcement for Kids

Kira and Deana talk about the power of catching our kids being their amazing selves and positively reinforcing their behavior. They share ways to honor kids when they get it “right” as well as ways to honor what makes them unique and special just…

Who’s The Boss?

Deana and Kira share ways to be the parent without being a tyrant and the positive impact this can have on your relationship with your child. They also give tools and tips for re-balancing your home if things are out of whack. Do you have questions…

Spin Cycle – Telling Vs. Tattling

Deana and Kira answer a listener question about teaching our kids the difference between telling and tattling. How do we raise upstanders without raising tattletales? Do you have questions for us? Consider becoming a member of the FFP Family and get…

Replay of “Kids and Discipline” From Season Two

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…

Kids and Defiance, Backtalk and More

Deana and Kira discuss defiance, backtalk and more. Together they encourage listeners to think about what they might be allowing without meaning to, ways to foster a relationship of trust and cooperation as well as strategies for making a change if…

How to Stop Yelling and Keep Calm

Kira and Deana share ways to keep your cool when parenting pushes you to the limits. They discuss the negative impacts on that regular yelling can have on children as well as ways to think and behave differently in order to prevent explosive feelings….

Spin Cycle – Natural Consequences

Deana and Kira answer a listener question about natural consequences, discipline and how to tailor consequences to your child’s “currency”.