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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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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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Childhood Depression: Signs in Preschoolers, Kids & Teens

Childhood Depression: Signs in Preschoolers, Kids & Teens

Dr. Michele Borba January 12, 2014 1

Parenting tips to help you understand what depression looks like age by age REALITY CHECK: Here is what’s not true about your child and depression: “She’s too young to be depressed.” “Don’t worry. It’s

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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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Signs of Stress in Kids and Teens and How to Reduce It

Signs of Stress in Kids and Teens and How to Reduce It

Dr. Michele Borba December 8, 2013 Comments Off

Parenting advice to help kids and teens learn healthy ways to handle stress Think stress is just for adults? Not these days. Stress builds and there goes those happy family memories. REALITY CHECK: Research finds

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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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