What is PT&A?

We are a parent tdevelopment group. Parent development iuses a series of sessions to coach adults to become exceptional parents through three basic concepts.
*Introspection
*Learning and Applying Positive Parenting Concepts
*Learning and Using Child Development Principles

Our Services

Learn more about what we do.

1:1 Coaching

There are times when you want to keep information about your children and your family private. I want to give you the chance to talk openly knowing there is going  to be no judgement. Let me help you process through your thoughts and help you come up with strategies you can use to make your relationship better. Schedule your call today!

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Group Coaching

I get private coaching is expensive and you may not want to pay that fee. Group coaching allows you to sharethe cost of a sessionor a series of sessions. You can get a group of fiiends, your PTA/PTO or sports team parents to share  the cost of a session or you can wait for Barb to gather an independent group.  Call Barb and talk over the details.

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Nonprofit/Church Groups

The newest and fastest growing ministry on the plant is Parent Ministry. A lot has been created over the years.  Barb wanted the PT&A Program to be different.

What makes our program different is we believe every parent is an expert on their own family. So. our goal is not to 'instruct' on how to parent. Rather we want to help adults to look at a variety of roles, relationships and tools they can use to improove their relationships with themselves and their kids. 

In addition, our program involves individual, partner, small group and whhole group activities that help participants engage in a variety of adult learning activities. Her laid back style and interactive program will have you asking her back againand again.

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Train the Trainer

I am only one person and I can not change the wold on my own. The United Nations said in 2011 what the world needs most when it comes to parenting is positive disciplin focused programs.

Our program is based on seven theories from education, psychology, and social services. It has been designed not to teach techniques butrather to give parent the chance to think about, process and decide what will work best for their relationship with each individual chils and 

When is the next class?

Buy a Training Kit

Sometimes all you need are materials. We have three training kits to choose from.

Defining Values/Achieving Goals
Parenting is a relationship between an adult and child. The main responsibility fall onto the shoulders of the adult. A large component of making this work is for the adult to be introspective and authentic. This class helps parent to begin the lielong process of creating and maintaining the process of authenticity.

Child Development
Children develop in six areas: intellectual, physical, social, emotional, language, moral and sexual. This course explorses the six areas of development and what parent need to know to navigate the process. We also talk about the shits parents need to mae as thir children grow.

Parenting and Mentoring Teens
According to the Search Insitute the most digficult tiome of the parent child relationship is berwwn 10-15.

This age requires several parent shifts and pivots. This course is designed to help parents consider the process of mentoring their teen into adulthood.

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