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The Kid Negativity Cure

The Kid Negativity Cure

Michele Borba November 13, 2012 Comments Off on The Kid Negativity Cure

Parenting tips to turn negative beliefs around based on case files Children with poor self-beliefs often have bombarded themselves for so long with a steady stream of derogatory messages. Their potential for success is

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Helping Kids Cool Hot Tempers

Helping Kids Cool Hot Tempers

Michele Borba November 9, 2012 Comments Off on Helping Kids Cool Hot Tempers

Teaching kids to identify their body alarms and learn healthy ways to control anger   “I tried to stay calm, but it was too late!” “I wish I could tell when I’m about to

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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 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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