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Parenting Toddlers and Teenagers

In my line of business I get the pleasure of reading everything I can about raising kids. There is so much information out there and it is my job to sift through the pages of many experts to find what works for me as a mom and my clients. Last week I heard a great […]

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Why Parents Hate Parenting

This is a must read article that startled me in so many ways.  I was so surprised to read the studies about how mothers in particular rate raising their children as one of their least favorite things to do.  (They preferred shopping and working out to being with their children.)  Parenting is the hardest but […]

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Should We Bribe Kids for grades?

In my coaching sessions it is inevitable that the question arises, “How do I motivate my kids?”  Every family has to find their own style but this article definately raises hair for teacher and parents who have erred on the side of not rewarding kids for behavior.  What do you think? ttp://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1978589,00.html

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What is Love and Logic?

I just finished a two day workshop learning how to facilitate workshops and one one coaching.  I am reminded of what we all know at some level and that is the school environment can only do so much our children.  It is the decisions and intentions that make in the home that create an intellectual […]

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Why “Intentional Parenting”?

When I woke up this morning and read the New York Times article, “If Your Children are Awake, They are Probably On-Line,” I was reminded of the war we are fighting for our children’s minds.   In my consulting practice I am constantly asked, “What can I do at home to enhance my child”s education?”   In my […]

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Create an Educational Environment in the Home!

e.Merging: How to create an Educational Environment in the Home Laura Barr hosts a workshop on creating a nurturing, educational environment in the home that supports and encourages a life long love of learning. Limited to 10 participants. November 19, 6:30-9:00 p.m. From the Ground Up Coffee Shop: 2418 S. Colorado Blvd. $125.00 (includes materials fee)

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Why Hire an Educational Consultant

e.Merging is an educational consulting & coaching business serving pre-school, elementary, middle, and high school families in the Denver Metro area. Our mission is to inform and coach parents regarding educational and parenting choices. Utilizing a holistic approach we guide parents to find a good school fit for their children that is in alignment with […]

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Intentional Parenting: Nurture Shock

In a world of modern, involved, caring parents, why are so many kids aggressive and cruel? Where is intelligence hidden in the brain, and why does that matter? Why do cross-racial friendships decrease in schools that are more integrated? If 98% of kids think lying is morally wrong, then why do 98% of kids lie? […]

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