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6 tips to help ease back-to-school jitters

6 tips to help ease back-to-school jitters

Dr. Michele Borba September 3, 2014 0

You’ve bought the school supplies, sharpened the pencils and packed the lunches, but have you prepared your children for dealing with back-to-school jitters? Many kids experience a surge in anxiety as they meet their

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Could Your Child Be Bullying?

Could Your Child Be Bullying?

Dr. Michele Borba July 25, 2014 0

Signs to watch for and three steps to take if you suspect your child is bullying Here is a recent letter I received from a parent. How would you respond? “My son’s teacher says

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Fun Ways to Help Kids Learn “Kindness Power”

Fun Ways to Help Kids Learn “Kindness Power”

Dr. Michele Borba July 22, 2014 0

When my children were little, we played a game called the Silent Fuzzy Pass. Fuzzy was a bright orange, ragged old stuffed animal that I suppose was a bear though it’s debatable. Each night,

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10 Anger Management Tips for Kids

10 Anger Management Tips for Kids

Dr. Michele Borba July 9, 2014 4

REALITY CHECK: Does your child have difficulty controlling his anger? Does he resort to using aggressive behaviors such as biting, hitting, spitting or fighting? Does he yell or quickly lose control? If so, you’re

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The Art of Boosting Kid’s Friendship-Making

The Art of Boosting Kid’s Friendship-Making

Dr. Michele Borba July 8, 2014 7

Some kids just seem to make friends easily. They’re invited to birthday parties, attend the sleepovers, are chosen first for teams, and are sought after as everyone’s friend. If we could peek into their

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Rise of Youth Narcissism and the Social Networking Connection

Rise of Youth Narcissism and the Social Networking Connection

Dr. Michele Borba April 19, 2014 0

Reality Check: Is social networking connected with the rise of teen narcissism? I’ve  written a number of articles about Teen Arrogance  but now I want to dig deeper into troubling research reports that show a rise

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Conflict Resolution for Kids

Conflict Resolution for Kids

Dr. Michele Borba March 26, 2014 0

REALITY CHECK: Did you know that tweens and teens say one of their biggest daily challenges are conflicts with peers? Did you also know that a survey of hundreds of children found that a

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50 Ways to Be A Great Example to a Child

50 Ways to Be A Great Example to a Child

admin March 18, 2014 0

Of course we want our children to become good, responsible, respectful and successful human beings! But in our quest to “do it all” we may forget that some of the most powerful ways to

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10 Tools to Help Kids Manage Fear and Be Less Anxious

10 Tools to Help Kids Manage Fear and Be Less Anxious

Dr. Michele Borba March 17, 2014 Comments Off

Bombings, tornadoes, terrorist alerts, hurricanes, school shootings, super storms have boosted all our jitters lately, but don’t forget our children. I’ve received dozens of parent emails and media calls these past few days asking

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