Kira and Deana speak with Luis Versalles from Courageous Conversation to talk about the ways that parents can go beyond race conscious parenting to make a difference at the systemic level – particularly in our schools.

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Deana and Kira discuss the ambiguous loss that back to school will bring for both parents and kids, as well as the many losses we’ve already felt, and those that are yet to come. Together they share a few ideas about how to mitigate what will be an unprecedented start of the school year.

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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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In this episode Kira and Deana talk about Back to School prep and how to make the transition into the school year as easy as possible. They discuss both the tangible and emotional transition both kids and parents face as well as share ideas specific to families sending kids off to school for the first time.

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Kira and Deana speak with Meg Flanagan, education advocate and coach who shares with listeners practical tools and tips for how parents can advocate for their child at school, as well as common mistakes parents make that can get in the way of effective advocacy.

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Kira and Deana talk about education and their thoughts and experiences so far with public school, private school and homeschooling. They also answer a listener question about education and talk about a future guest on the show, Meg Flanagan, who is a parent coach specializing in helping parents with educational challenges.

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