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SPOTLIGHT ON CHARACTER:  FRESHMAN SEMINAR AT SAUQUOIT HIGH SCHOOL IN UPSTATE NEW YORK  “LEARN IT – LIVE IT – GIVE IT”

SPOTLIGHT ON CHARACTER: FRESHMAN SEMINAR AT SAUQUOIT HIGH SCHOOL IN UPSTATE NEW YORK “LEARN IT – LIVE IT – GIVE IT”

Michele Borba September 10, 2007 Comments Off on SPOTLIGHT ON CHARACTER: FRESHMAN SEMINAR AT SAUQUOIT HIGH SCHOOL IN UPSTATE NEW YORK “LEARN IT – LIVE IT – GIVE IT”

Last week I had the privilege of working with Oneida BOCES in Upstate New York delivering keynote addresses to over 3000 of their teachers on moral education. While there I talked in length with

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Here’s to Single Moms!  The New Trend in Single Motherhood

Here’s to Single Moms! The New Trend in Single Motherhood

Michele Borba September 7, 2007 Comments Off on Here’s to Single Moms! The New Trend in Single Motherhood

Reality Check: Did you know that the US Census Bureau says 36% of all births are to single mothers? Whenever I hear someone say, “How does she do it?” a single mom comes to

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The Best Ways to Say Goodbye to Your College Bound Kid

The Best Ways to Say Goodbye to Your College Bound Kid

Michele Borba August 29, 2007 Comments Off on The Best Ways to Say Goodbye to Your College Bound Kid

After all the test-taking, application filling, essay editing, campus touring, and acceptance-waiting, the big event is almost here: dropping your child off at college. You’d think that would be the easy part, but move-in

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Barry Bonds Broke the Home Run Record: So Have You Talked To Your Kids About Steroids?

Barry Bonds Broke the Home Run Record: So Have You Talked To Your Kids About Steroids?

Michele Borba August 18, 2007 Comments Off on Barry Bonds Broke the Home Run Record: So Have You Talked To Your Kids About Steroids?

Think steroids are for teens? Well, think again. A recent survey found that kids as young as ten (fifth graders!) are taking illegal steroids to do better in sports. And it isn’t just boys

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PARENTING SECRETS for SURVIVING THOSE ROAD TRIPS WITH THE KIDS

PARENTING SECRETS for SURVIVING THOSE ROAD TRIPS WITH THE KIDS

Michele Borba July 23, 2007 Comments Off on PARENTING SECRETS for SURVIVING THOSE ROAD TRIPS WITH THE KIDS

The Travel Industry Association reports we usually take eight to ten car trips with the kids this summer. Each trek is bound to be a fun family memory, right? Well, not always. Most parents’

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Why Can’t We All Just Get Along? — Moms Are At It Again!

Why Can’t We All Just Get Along? — Moms Are At It Again!

Michele Borba July 19, 2007 Comments Off on Why Can’t We All Just Get Along? — Moms Are At It Again!

Reality Check: What are your feelings about mothers with young kids who work? Does it affect the kids? If so, how? Do you have a positive, negative or “so-what” attitude about the whole issue?

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Today Show: Friday, July 13 Sibling Rivalry: Why Can’t the Kids Just Get Along?

Today Show: Friday, July 13 Sibling Rivalry: Why Can’t the Kids Just Get Along?

Michele Borba July 10, 2007 Comments Off on Today Show: Friday, July 13 Sibling Rivalry: Why Can’t the Kids Just Get Along?

Here’s your reality check: “Do your eyes light up with the same intensity when you see each of your kids?” Watch out! Research shows our kids can pick up on our favorites regardless of

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Today Show: Helicopter Parents Hovering in the Workplace: May 22 8:00 am hour

Today Show: Helicopter Parents Hovering in the Workplace: May 22 8:00 am hour

Michele Borba May 19, 2007 Comments Off on Today Show: Helicopter Parents Hovering in the Workplace: May 22 8:00 am hour

Here’s your parenting task: Imagine that your child is now a grown-up (which is defined by most psychologists as at least twenty-one years old). I realize that for some of you this is easy–your

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FOX NEWS: Should Schools Do Random Drug Testing of Students? May 20, 5:48 pm EST

FOX NEWS: Should Schools Do Random Drug Testing of Students? May 20, 5:48 pm EST

Michele Borba May 19, 2007 Comments Off on FOX NEWS: Should Schools Do Random Drug Testing of Students? May 20, 5:48 pm EST

The American Academy of Pediatrics votes no. The President of the United States votes yes. And then there are schools, school boards, counselors, communities and parents–and their votes vary. Los Angeles Times today published

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Why Making Time for You Is the Best Mother Secret and Easy Ways to Do It

Why Making Time for You Is the Best Mother Secret and Easy Ways to Do It

Michele Borba May 13, 2007 Comments Off on Why Making Time for You Is the Best Mother Secret and Easy Ways to Do It

Of course we love our kids, and we’ll do anything (and everything) for them. But the fact is we can’t lose sight of our own needs. It’s what helps us feel rejuvenated so we

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