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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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10 Tips to Help Kids Manage Anger, Be Calmer and Learn Self-Regulation

10 Tips to Help Kids Manage Anger, Be Calmer and Learn Self-Regulation

Michele Borba December 15, 2017 4

EMPATHY HABIT 5: Managing Strong Emotions and Mastering Self-Regulation (UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me-World See Chapter 5) REALITY CHECK: Does your child have difficulty controlling his anger? Does he resort to using

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Parenting Through the Storm: A Must for Parenting a Special Needs Child

Parenting Through the Storm: A Must for Parenting a Special Needs Child

admin September 28, 2016 0

Truth be told: I adore Ann Douglas. If you don’t know Ann, you should. She’s a fabulous parenting writer, and has a wonderful ability to connect with parents. She’s written numerous parenting books –

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7 Way to Help Sensitive Kids Keep Empathy Open

7 Way to Help Sensitive Kids Keep Empathy Open

admin April 25, 2016 0

Most parents would tell you that sensitive kids usually arrive that way. By nature these children seem more “touchy” from birth: they’re more sensitive to sound and change, tear-up easily, and take criticism far

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Easing Kid Worries About Our Unpredictable World

Easing Kid Worries About Our Unpredictable World

Michele Borba March 24, 2016 0

Parenting advice to reduce our kids’ worries about a sometimes mean, scary, unpredictable world and curb the growing “Mean World Syndrome” Terrorism. ISIS. Bombings. Beheadings. War. School shootings. Pedophiles. Cyberbullying. Kidnappings. Global warming. Tsunamis.

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Seven Secrets for Calming Tempers

Seven Secrets for Calming Tempers

Michele Borba February 7, 2016 0

Sure, it’s great to be a parent, but it’s also one of the most stressful, exhausting roles on the planet. The fact is, meltdowns are inevitable in any home, and even more so these

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Reducing Test Anxiety

Reducing Test Anxiety

Michele Borba January 30, 2016 0

How to curb kid test jitters, get ready for those tests, improve scores, and know if it’s time to seek medical advice One of kids more dreaded four-letter words: T.E.S.T. These days it seems even

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How to Talk To Kids About Scary News

How to Talk To Kids About Scary News

Michele Borba March 27, 2015 0

Parenting advice I shared on the TODAY show on how to talk to kids about troubling news and reduce their fears and jitters about world events Tsunamis. Cyclones. War. ISIS beheadings. Nuclear meltdowns. Pilot

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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

Michele Borba March 17, 2014 0

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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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

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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