Kim DeMarchi, M.Ed.
Certified Parent Educator, Certified Family Coach and Speaker
Kim is an Oregon resident, in the United States, married with 16 year old boy/girl twins, and has been an educator for almost three decades. Kim is trained and certified through a program called Positive Discipline by Jane Nelsen, as well by the International Network for Children and Families, in a program called Redirecting Children‘s Behavior. In 2005, Kim and Melanie Prager, friend and also a parent of twins, started Empowered Parenting to share their passion for helping families. Kim is active in supporting her local parenting community by providing workshops, classes, coaching families and writing monthly articles for two local newspapers. Kim is a monthly guest on KATU’s Afternoon Live and an occasional guest on KATU’s AM Northwest television show doing parenting segments. She also blogs twice a month for KinderCare Education’s online community. Kim also reaches thousands internationally through her close to one hundred 30 minute parenting podcasts. Additionally, Kim has traveled to Asia five times in the last few years to teach and share her passion in raising cooperative, respectful, resilient and responsible children.
Kim’s goal for you is to help reduce conflict, foster mutual respect, and create deeper communication and connections with your loved ones.
In addition to her Empowering Parenting classes, Kim offers Private Coaching and is available for Worldwide Speaking Engagements.