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95 Ways to Raise Kids To Think WE, Not ME (Part I)

95 Ways to Raise Kids To Think WE, Not ME (Part I)

admin June 25, 2016 Comments Off on 95 Ways to Raise Kids To Think WE, Not ME (Part I)

Last week I joined with NBC’s Education Nation to have another hour-long Twitter chat. This is our fourth time and always a thrill. This time the folks at Education Nation asked me to share

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Why Kids Need More Empathy – My Answer to TIME

Why Kids Need More Empathy – My Answer to TIME

admin May 31, 2016 Comments Off on Why Kids Need More Empathy – My Answer to TIME

I admit it, I’m greatly concerned about our kids’ emotional and moral health. I’m flying tonight to San Francisco to keynote the American College Health Association about the college mental health crisis. And it

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Identity Crisis: A Great New YA Book

Identity Crisis: A Great New YA Book

admin February 25, 2016 Comments Off on Identity Crisis: A Great New YA Book

Books have always been one of the best ways to tug at our children’s hearts, help them explore new worlds and possibilities and also examine their own ideas or views. Finding the right book

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Untangled: A  Guide for Raising Teen Girls

Untangled: A Guide for Raising Teen Girls

admin February 24, 2016 Comments Off on Untangled: A Guide for Raising Teen Girls

Worried about how to help your daughter navigate today’s plugged-in, complex, stressful-out world? Well, you can  breathe. Lisa Damour has written the ultimate manual for raising today’s teen girls that will serve as your

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How to Raise An Assertive Child

How to Raise An Assertive Child

Michele Borba February 16, 2016 Comments Off on How to Raise An Assertive Child

Let’s face it. It’s a tougher time to be growing up, and the data confirms it. Bullying is fiercer. Peer pressure is tougher. Kids are also more aggressive at younger ages. Girls are meaner.

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What to Do If Your Child Is Bullied

What to Do If Your Child Is Bullied

Michele Borba February 7, 2016 1

Parenting advice if your child is a repeated victim of bullying and the bullying intensifies. Why you must step in and how It’s been ten years, but I am still haunted by the memory. I

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The Power of Gossip

The Power of Gossip

Michele Borba March 2, 2015 Comments Off on The Power of Gossip

This week’s article is a guest post from Rosalind Wiseman on the negative impact and harm that gossip can have in reducing a safe and caring school climate and creating a dehumanizing “us” vs. “them”

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What We Can Learn from Little Mean Girls

What We Can Learn from Little Mean Girls

Michele Borba January 21, 2015 Comments Off on What We Can Learn from Little Mean Girls

Making a Difference in the Lives of All Young Girls: A special guest post by Michelle Anthony, author of Little Girls Can Be Mean Here is a guest post by Michelle Anthony, author of the

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7 Ways to Nurture Tolerance and Acceptance in Kids

7 Ways to Nurture Tolerance and Acceptance in Kids

Michele Borba January 19, 2015 1

REALITY CHECK: Did you know that today’s American youth are displaying intolerant actions at alarming rates-and at younger ages? The FBI reports that most hate crimes are committed by youth younger than nineteen. The Associated

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10 Signs Your Daughter May Be a “Mean Girl” Victim

10 Signs Your Daughter May Be a “Mean Girl” Victim

Michele Borba January 6, 2015 Comments Off on 10 Signs Your Daughter May Be a “Mean Girl” Victim

“Relational aggression refers to harm within relationships that is caused by covert bullying or manipulative behavior. Examples include isolating a youth from his or her group of friends (social exclusion), threatening to stop talking

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