What No One Tells You When Your Kids Grow Up | POW64


A hot topic we’ve been asked to bring back is parenting adult children. In this episode, we talk about what it’s like to navigate the world of parenting now that our kids are grown. We share our personal stories, lessons we’ve learned, boundaries we’ve set, and tips you can start implementing today as you parent your adult children. 

Key Takeaways:

  • 02:39 – Cristie and DeAnna’s favorite parts of parenting adult children
  • 06:41 – Parenting your adult children if they’re single vs. married
  • 07:42 – What to do when your kids create their own traditions without you/with their new families
  • 10:27 – How to avoid giving unsolicited advice
  • 14:10 – Navigating the shift from parenting teens to parenting adults 
  • 19:03 – Setting boundaries with parenting styles, when they move back home, etc.
  • 25:42 – When your kids call you and need help
  • 26:45 – Cristie and DeAnna’s #1 tip for parenting adult children
  • 31:02 – Examples of some parenting fails
  • 32:48 – What Cristie and DeAnna are most grateful for 

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