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The Kid Negativity Cure to Turn “I Can’t” Into “I Can”

The Kid Negativity Cure to Turn “I Can’t” Into “I Can”

Michele Borba September 23, 2018 0

Parenting tips to turn kid negative beliefs of “I Can’t” into “I Can!” from my case files Children with poor self-beliefs often have bombarded themselves for so long with a steady stream of derogatory

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7 Ways to Teach Perspective Taking and Stretch Students’ Empathy Muscles

7 Ways to Teach Perspective Taking and Stretch Students’ Empathy Muscles

admin September 1, 2018 0

How to teach kids perspective taking skills and step into others’ shoes! I was visiting a Kansas school when I happened upon two boys engaged in serious conversation with their principal. The eleven-year-olds were

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9 Habits of Empathetic Children

9 Habits of Empathetic Children

admin August 27, 2018 0

Did you know that empathetic children share nine habits that they developed? Empathy can be cultivated and we have work to do. Here are the 9 habits of empathetic children. I hope you join

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Nurturing Gratitude in Kids 365 Days a Year!

Nurturing Gratitude in Kids 365 Days a Year!

Michele Borba August 25, 2018 0

7 simple ways to boost gratitude in kids and learn to count their blessings 365 days a year!  “Feeling grateful fosters a more accurate understanding of happiness, strengthening our social connections and motivating us

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7 Common Back to School Hassles and Simple Parenting Solutions

7 Common Back to School Hassles and Simple Parenting Solutions

Michele Borba August 24, 2018 0

Though back to school should be exciting, parents often describe frantic mornings, hectic evenings, and plain bad memories. Homework wars…lost library books…last-minute assignments…missed buses…sleepy heads…forgotten lunches…missed breakfasts…late starts are just a few of the

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7 Surprising Solutions That Boost Kids’ School Success

7 Surprising Solutions That Boost Kids’ School Success

Michele Borba August 20, 2018 0

Simple, proven solutions to enhance children’s learning that every parent should have in their back to school toolbox. Academic success impacts our children for the rest of their life: it influences their self-esteem, college

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6 Ways to Prevent School Shootings

6 Ways to Prevent School Shootings

Michele Borba March 25, 2018 0

“How do we prevent school shootings?” It’s the question everyone wants to know. The horrific images at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida sent shock waves through us all. There have been at seven

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What It Takes To End School Violence and Bullying

What It Takes To End School Violence and Bullying

admin February 24, 2018 0

What does it take to really end school violence and bullying? Let’s get real: Ultimately, what works to reduce bullying is not one time assemblies or posters but consistently relying on a few key evidence-based

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Teaching Problem Solving Can Prevent Bullying

Teaching Problem Solving Can Prevent Bullying

Michele Borba February 22, 2018 0

Why teaching problem solving can prevent bullying, peer cruelty and predict bullies and targets. “Let’s flip a coin to decide.” “Everybody breathe a minute, then we can take turns figuring out a way to

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45 Tips to Teach Kids to Stop Peer Cruelty

45 Tips to Teach Kids to Stop Peer Cruelty

admin February 21, 2018 0

“Do you have any tips I can teach kids to stop peer cruelty?” a teacher asked. I smiled and I nodded. I’ve been developing ways we can teach kids to stop peer cruelty and

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