I Have A Question…

Kira and Deana take Kira’s famous phrase “I have a question” and turn it into an episode! Through a series of questions, they share personal stories, thoughts, fears and favorite things. Want to support the show? Become a member! Visit…

Getting Kids To Listen

Deana and Kira talk about how we can help our kids learn to listen well, not just to our instructions but to each other. They discuss ways to tackle feelings of constant repetition, ways to teach active listening and also the places we may need to…

Cringeworthy Parenting Moments

Deana and Kira chat about the parenting moments that make us cringe! Together they unpack the gray area around when we feel our kids are a reflection of us and our parenting, why we feel that way and when we might need to let that go. Our new…

Spin Cycle – Our Opinion…On Opinions

Kira and Deana will be welcoming more guests than usual to the show over the next few months. While Raising Adults guests always bring incredible knowledge and expertise, Deana and Kira want to encourage listeners to be sure to feel empowered to make…

Spin Cycle – If You Wouldn’t Say It To Their Face…

Kira and Deana chat briefly about how important it is to help our kids learn to behave online as they would in person when it comes to social media, texting and more. With the US inauguration next week and tensions running high, it has never been more…

Raising Responsible Adults

Deana and Kira share ways to foster responsibility in our children so that they grow into responsible adults. Also, they share exciting news that their new course “Parenting on the Same Page” is now available online! New course can be downloaded at