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6 Ways to Prevent School Shootings

6 Ways to Prevent School Shootings

Michele Borba March 25, 2018 Comments Off on 6 Ways to Prevent School Shootings

“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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Depression in Young Children

Depression in Young Children

Michele Borba November 28, 2016 Comments Off on Depression in Young Children

New study finds children as young as 2 and 3 can be depressed Producers from the TV show, THE DOCTORS, asked me to share the signs of early depression and what parents should do

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When to Worry: Signs That A Child May Have Low Empathy

When to Worry: Signs That A Child May Have Low Empathy

admin September 7, 2016 Comments Off on When to Worry: Signs That A Child May Have Low Empathy

Join the #UnSelfie Revolution to Raise Kids with Empathy, Moral Conviction and Courage To Make a Better World “He never cries at movies or is concerned if his friends are hurt. But he’s a boy, so I’m

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Talking to Kids About Tragedies

Talking to Kids About Tragedies

Michele Borba June 13, 2016 Comments Off on Talking to Kids About Tragedies

“Dear Dr. Borba: My eight-year old is so upset by the terrorist attack in Orlando. He saw the television news. Now he’s afraid to let me out of his sight and cried when his daddy left for

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How to Teach Kids: “Kindness Wins”

How to Teach Kids: “Kindness Wins”

admin February 22, 2016 Comments Off on How to Teach Kids: “Kindness Wins”

New book shows how to raise our children to be kind both online and off.  “Teaching kids that their online actions, words, and shares can have an impact on themselves breeds responsibility. But teaching

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How to Know and What To Do If Your Child Is Bullied

How to Know and What To Do If Your Child Is Bullied

Michele Borba January 3, 2015 Comments Off on How to Know and What To Do If Your Child Is Bullied

Warnings that a child may be the target of a bully and crucial steps to take if it’s true Peer abuse–just the thought can send shivers down our spines. But the fact is hundreds of children

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Dangerous Websites for Teen Girls That Teach Self-Harm

Dangerous Websites for Teen Girls That Teach Self-Harm

Michele Borba January 16, 2014 Comments Off on Dangerous Websites for Teen Girls That Teach Self-Harm

Websites tailored to young girls that encourage negative self-image, eating disorders and cold-blooded cruelty Note to Readers: This article was originally published in 2011 on my site when these troubling trends first started. Unfortunately,

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Childhood Depression: Signs in Preschoolers, Kids & Teens

Childhood Depression: Signs in Preschoolers, Kids & Teens

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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Helping Kids Cope with the Death of Friends and Classmates

Helping Kids Cope with the Death of Friends and Classmates

Michele Borba December 14, 2012 Comments Off on Helping Kids Cope with the Death of Friends and Classmates

How to explain a tragic death of a classmate to their peers and friends Last year a  tragic fire touched the Windward School community in Connecticut –three children and their grandparents perished. This week

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College Depression: Crucial parental checks before your teen heads back

College Depression: Crucial parental checks before your teen heads back

Michele Borba December 29, 2011 Comments Off on College Depression: Crucial parental checks before your teen heads back

Parent Alert: College mental health crisis and signs your teen may be depressed or at risk of dropping out Your son or daughter is back from college for the holidays! He or she spent

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