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Raising Kind-Hearted Kids

Raising Kind-Hearted Kids

Michele Borba February 14, 2011 Comments Off on Raising Kind-Hearted Kids

Parenting advice to nurture our children’s empathy and compassion. Several years ago, our youngest son brought home a note from his teacher asking for parent volunteers to chaperone a class field trip. His teacher,

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7 Ways to Squelch Kid Insensitivity & Boost Empathy

7 Ways to Squelch Kid Insensitivity & Boost Empathy

Michele Borba January 29, 2011 Comments Off on 7 Ways to Squelch Kid Insensitivity & Boost Empathy

Parenting advice to curb insensitivity, boost emotional intelligence and increase empathy in our children “Why should I care how he feels? He’s not my friend.” “So what if I made him cry. He’s a

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7 Ways to Boost Kids’ Emotional Intelligence

7 Ways to Boost Kids’ Emotional Intelligence

Michele Borba January 16, 2011 Comments Off on 7 Ways to Boost Kids’ Emotional Intelligence

Research shows that boosting our children’s emotional intelligence and ability to read nonverbal cues can enhance their ability to fit in, get along, bounce back and handle life. Did you know that most of

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Raising Kind-Hearted Kids

Raising Kind-Hearted Kids

Michele Borba September 8, 2010 Comments Off on Raising Kind-Hearted Kids

Parenting advice based on solid research to help us raise caring, kind-hearted kids in a racy, raunchy world Something has changed about our children: the prevalence of abuse by their peers is increasing. Bullying

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Raising Caring Kids

Raising Caring Kids

Michele Borba June 11, 2010 2

Parenting advice based on research-based tips to help us raise the kind-hearted kid every parent (oh how I hope!) wants Most parents instinctively want their children to develop a strong moral character and to

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Michele Borba: Parenting Solutions for Turning Pessimistic Kids Into Optimistic Thinkers

Michele Borba: Parenting Solutions for Turning Pessimistic Kids Into Optimistic Thinkers

Michele Borba May 3, 2010 1

“Why should I bother? You know they won’t choose me.” “What’s the point? I’ll never make the team.” “Why are you making me go? You know I won’t have fun.” Let’s face it: Kids

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Turning Pessimistic Kids Into Optimistic Thinkers

Turning Pessimistic Kids Into Optimistic Thinkers

Michele Borba September 24, 2009 2

REALITY CHECK: Did you know that a child today is ten times more likely to be seriously depressed compared to a child born in the first third of this century? Beware: Pessimistic thinking clouds

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Michele Borba: Why I love Boom…Boom…Boom by Marsha Jacobson

Michele Borba: Why I love Boom…Boom…Boom by Marsha Jacobson

Michele Borba August 16, 2009 2

Michele Borba Let’s face it, one thing every parent dreads is hearing their child cry out from their bed: “I’m scared!” We also know that scary dreams are a common and normal part of

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