The Three Types of Consequences

In today’s episode of Raising Adults, Deana and Kira break down the three types of consequences, how to use them, and when to use them. If you find yourself asking what’s an appropriate consequence, this episode is for you.    “The design…

Cutting Through the Overwhelm with Heather Chauvin

In today’s episode of Raising Adults, Deana and Kira have the pleasure of chatting with Heather Chauvin, a leadership coach who helps overwhelmed, ambitious women become leaders at work and home while conquering their fears. She’s also the host of…

Honoring Where Our Kids Are Different From Us

In today’s episode of Raising Adults, Deana and Kira dive into how we as parents handle and cope with our kids being different from us.    “We don’t need a melting pot in this country, folks. We need a salad bowl. In a salad bowl, you…

When One Partner Isn’t Future Focused

In today’s episode of Raising Adults, Deana and Kira tackle a listener question: What do you do if you are in a parenting team and your partner isn’t future focused or doesn’t want to be?    “It is important that everybody feels seen…

The Three Pillars of the Future Focused Parenting Philosophy

In today’s episode of Raising Adults, Deana and Kira dive into the three pillars of the Future Focused Parenting Philosophy and how it can be applied to all of your parenting journey.   “Be proactive wherever you can be because we want those…

The Changing Face of Education with Victoria Ransom of Prisma

In today’s episode of Raising Adults, Deana and Kira discuss the changing face of education with guest Victoria Ransom from . We dive into what options exist outside of the conventional model, why the conventional model is failing some of our…

Kid Takeover – What They Want Parents To Know

In today’s episode of Raising Adults, the laundry room and coat closet experience a takeover by Kira and Deana’s kiddos: Cienna, Marc, Rhys, and Rhia! Together these future adults are sharing what’s really going on in kids’ minds and…

“You Do It” – Future Focused 10 and Up

In today’s episode of Raising Adults, Deana and Kira wrap up their three-week series of “I Do It,” “We Do It,” “You Do It.” This final “You Do It” phase of ages 10 and up is where we truly begin handing off responsibility and …

“We Do It” – Future Focused 5-10

In today’s episode of Raising Adults, we head into the second part of our three-week series. Last week we covered the “IDo It” phase of parenting, and today we are talking about the “We Do It” phase. This 5-10 age range is where we truly…

“I Do It” – Future Focused 0-5

In today’s episode of Raising Adults, we kick off a three-week series applying our framework of “I Do It, We Do It, You Do It” to your parenting journey. We will break down the different stages of parenting and talk about what it…