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The Kid Negativity Cure to Turn “I Can’t” Into “I Can”

The Kid Negativity Cure to Turn “I Can’t” Into “I Can”

Michele Borba September 23, 2018 0

Parenting tips to turn kid negative beliefs of “I Can’t” into “I Can!” from my case files Children with poor self-beliefs often have bombarded themselves for so long with a steady stream of derogatory

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45 Tips to Teach Kids to Stop Peer Cruelty

45 Tips to Teach Kids to Stop Peer Cruelty

admin February 21, 2018 0

“Do you have any tips I can teach kids to stop peer cruelty?” a teacher asked. I smiled and I nodded. I’ve been developing ways we can teach kids to stop peer cruelty and

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21 Ways to Build Caring Student Relationships

21 Ways to Build Caring Student Relationships

admin August 22, 2017 0

Empathy Habit 1. EMOTIONAL LITERACY                 Empathy Habit 6. DEVELOPING & EXERCISING COMPASSION   From UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World Reality Check: Improving students’ relationships

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25 Ways to Help Kids Make Friends and Learn To Collaborate

25 Ways to Help Kids Make Friends and Learn To Collaborate

admin August 9, 2017 1

Friendship is made of teachable skills. Here are 25 ways to help kids make friends and keep the old!   Empathy Habit #7 COLLABORATION from UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World Empathetic

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6 Simple Ways Children Can Spread Kindness in Schools

6 Simple Ways Children Can Spread Kindness in Schools

admin July 30, 2016 0

Join the #UnSelfie Revolution to Raise Kids with Empathy, Moral Conviction and Courage To Make a Better World Practicing kindness is what helps children tune into other people’s feelings and needs, trust more, step out of their

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7 Way to Help Sensitive Kids Keep Empathy Open

7 Way to Help Sensitive Kids Keep Empathy Open

admin April 25, 2016 0

Most parents would tell you that sensitive kids usually arrive that way. By nature these children seem more “touchy” from birth: they’re more sensitive to sound and change, tear-up easily, and take criticism far

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If You’re Worried About Your Kids’ Friends

If You’re Worried About Your Kids’ Friends

Michele Borba February 7, 2016 0

Bad friends. It’s every parent’s worst nightmare: we imagine only the worse: drugs, smoking, sex, trouble with the law. But what should parents do if they notice that their daughter is hanging out more

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Tuning Up Kids’ Social-Emotional Skills

Tuning Up Kids’ Social-Emotional Skills

Michele Borba February 7, 2016 0

Teaching children social-emotional skills is one of the greatest gifts you can give them. After all, few skills increase their confidence, social competence, empathy, resilience, and self-esteem more because kids need them in every area of their

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Helping Kids Be Less Likely to Be Rejected

Helping Kids Be Less Likely to Be Rejected

Michele Borba January 31, 2016 1

All children are turned down by friends–even the most popular kids! Researchers found in a study of second and third graders that 26 percent of the time, even the most well-liked children in the

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Kid Boredom Busters

Kid Boredom Busters

Michele Borba January 29, 2016 0

REALITY CHECK: Beware: a new trend shows our Micromanaged, Over-structured, “Plugged-In” Generation can’t stand boredom. Maybe it’s because we might be doing too much scheduling, entertaining and solving? Just a thought!  There is a

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