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Parent Mid-Year School Check-Up to Ensure Kid Success

Parent Mid-Year School Check-Up to Ensure Kid Success

Dr. Michele Borba January 20, 2014 Comments Off

Seven items parents should check on now to improve kid’s learning success mid-year That crucial second school semester is in full bloom. Mid-year is when parents alike have a good idea about how their

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How to Raise A “CAN DO” Kid

How to Raise A “CAN DO” Kid

Dr. Michele Borba January 20, 2014 0

Parenting tips to help nurture self-esteem and positive attitudes in our children and teens If you could give your children a quality that would enhance their chances for leading successful, meaningful and fulfilling lives,

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The “Whining” Cure

The “Whining” Cure

Dr. Michele Borba January 17, 2014 0

Want to be a calmer parent? Here’s how to break your kid’s annoying habit—whining-once and for all!  As any parent knows, whining is one of the most irritating of kids’ habits. And although the

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Teaching Kids Sportsmanship Both On & Off the Field

Teaching Kids Sportsmanship Both On & Off the Field

Dr. Michele Borba January 14, 2014 0

Watching any kid be a poor loser is embarrassing, but when the kid is yours it’s darn right humiliating. Sure, the kid may be the best violinist in the orchestra, have the highest grade

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7 Tips to Get Kids Started Doing Social Justice Projects

7 Tips to Get Kids Started Doing Social Justice Projects

admin January 13, 2014 0

“Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other’s welfare, social justice can never be attained.”  - HELEN KELLER The first time I realized the power

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Teaching Kids Financial Literacy

Teaching Kids Financial Literacy

Dr. Michele Borba January 7, 2014 0

How to use everyday shopping outings to teach kids money management, financial literacy and sticking to a budget while curbing kid bickering and begging REALITY CHECK: A study by researchers at the University of

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36 Ways To Build Kid Character and Moral Growth

36 Ways To Build Kid Character and Moral Growth

Dr. Michele Borba December 23, 2013 Comments Off

The family is the first school of virtue, so make sure you’re schooling your child in the lessons of character. Hundreds of years ago Aristotle, the Greek philosopher, said that the best way to teach

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Back to Holiday Basics: Taking the focus off gift-giving and on the true spirit of the season

Back to Holiday Basics: Taking the focus off gift-giving and on the true spirit of the season

Dr. Michele Borba December 21, 2013 Comments Off

Spending TIME (not every dime) and helping your kids enjoy the holidays without splurging on them  In the midst of our lousy economy, many families have decided to take holiday spending down a notch

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Teaching Kids the Art of Appreciation-Even When Disappointed

Teaching Kids the Art of Appreciation-Even When Disappointed

Dr. Michele Borba December 18, 2013 0

The often overlooked and critical holiday skill for kids — gratitude and appreciation even when you’re disappointed with what you’ve received.  If you haven’t checked that calendar, here’s a word to the wise: in

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Top 10 Reasons to Build Our Children’s Moral IQs

Top 10 Reasons to Build Our Children’s Moral IQs

darcy knapp December 10, 2013 0

Moral Intelligence is what helps youth act right with or without our guidance, and the best news is that this critical intelligence can be nurtured, modeled, reinforced and taught. Here are my 10 reasons

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