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100 Ways to Let Kids Know You Care

100 Ways to Let Kids Know You Care

admin December 5, 2013 0

I’ve just come from keynoting a conference on how to stop school shootings and bullying. The audience was packed: educators, mental health professionals, law enforcement, parents as well as elected officials who represented 23

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How to Get Kids to Listen…the First Time!

How to Get Kids to Listen…the First Time!

Dr. Michele Borba December 3, 2013 0

REALITY CHECK: Many experts say learning to listen is one of the most crucial habits our children need for handling life. Parenting for this change lays the foundation that fosters respectful communication as well

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Simple Ways to Nurture Kids’ Empathy

Simple Ways to Nurture Kids’ Empathy

Dr. Michele Borba November 30, 2013 0

Empathy is the moral virtue that helps children “identify with and feel other people’s concerns.” When they do, they are more likely to reach out and respond in more caring, compassionate ways to others.

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Nurturing Gratitude in Kids 365 Days a Year!

Nurturing Gratitude in Kids 365 Days a Year!

Dr. Michele Borba November 27, 2013 0

7 simple ways to boost gratitude in kids and learn to count their blessings 365 days a year!  Let’s start with a reality check: We’re seeing an upsurge–even in a  tight economy–of kids who are

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How to Deprogram a Materialistic Kid

Dr. Michele Borba November 22, 2013 0

  Okay. You admit you have a materialistic little critter on your hands. Take comfort. There are proven ways to deprogram a materialistic kid. It will take time and commitment, but the benefits are

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How to Wean Kids from TV and Video Games and Back Into L.I.F.E.

How to Wean Kids from TV and Video Games and Back Into L.I.F.E.

Dr. Michele Borba November 21, 2013 0

Overlooked dangers of raising a generation of plugged-in couch potatoes. Parenting tips to help kids find healthier alternatives and discover “life beyond the remote” that I shared on the TODAY show REALITY CHECK:  •

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Why Overparenting Erodes Kid Confidence

Why Overparenting Erodes Kid Confidence

Dr. Michele Borba November 20, 2013 0

7 ways to step back from being an “Over-Hovering Parent”  No parent wants their child to suffer heartaches and disappointments. Our basic instinct is to try and protect our kids from frustrations and problems.

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Helping Kids Sleep Better: The Overlooked Key to Grades and School Success

Dr. Michele Borba August 21, 2013 0

American Academy of Sleep Medicine estimates that 1 in 3 kids are sleep-deprived–here is how to help your child get those needed z-z-z-z-s School success impacts our children for the rest of their life: it

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Parent Guide to Make Back to School More Positive and Less Jittery for Kids

Parent Guide to Make Back to School More Positive and Less Jittery for Kids

Dr. Michele Borba August 11, 2013 0

Parenting tips to ease jitters, smooth transitions and make heading back to school less scary for kids Heading back to school is exciting for most kids but can be a bit traumatic for others.

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How to Raise Assertive Kids Who Speak Up for Themselves and Others

How to Raise Assertive Kids Who Speak Up for Themselves and Others

Dr. Michele Borba May 14, 2013 0

  7 solutions to help kids develop self-confidence, buck peer pressure and speak up for themselves Let’s face it. It’s a hard time to be growing up, and the data confirms it. Bullying is

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