Kim DeMarchi, M.Ed., Certified Parent Educator and Certified Family Coach, is a Tualatin resident with 18-year-old boy/girl twins and has been an educator for almost three decades. Kim is trained and certified through Positive Discipline, as well as the International Network for Children and Families in a program called Redirecting Children‘s Behavior. Kim is active in supporting her local parenting community by providing workshops, coaching families and writing articles for our newspaper. Kim is a monthly guest on KATU’s Afternoon Live and AM Northwest. She also blogs twice a month for Knowledge Universe’s Kindercare online community. Kim’s goal for you is to help reduce conflict, foster mutual respect, and create deeper communication and connections with your loved ones. She can be reached through EmpoweredParenting.com.