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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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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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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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Parent Mid-Year School Check-Up to Ensure Kid Success

Parent Mid-Year School Check-Up to Ensure Kid Success

Michele Borba January 20, 2014 0

Seven items parents should check on now to improve kid’s learning success mid-year That crucial second school semester is in full bloom. Mid-year is when parents alike have a good idea about how their

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Friendship Matters: Helping Kids Make and Keep Friends

Friendship Matters: Helping Kids Make and Keep Friends

Michele Borba October 13, 2013 1

Research-based steps to boost children’s social-emotional learning and help them acquire crucial friendship-making skills to fit in, be less-likely to be excluded and bullied, and more content with life!  Let’s face it, some kids

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Helping Kids Fit In to a New School and Make Friends

Helping Kids Fit In to a New School and Make Friends

Michele Borba August 23, 2013 0

  Parenting tips to help kids  fit into a new classroom, school, neighborhood or social scene Adjusting to any new social scene can isn’t always easy. But having all new classmates, transitioning to a

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Helping Kids Learn to Share

Helping Kids Learn to Share

Michele Borba March 12, 2013 0

10 secrets that help kids share,take turns and join the human race “It’s mine.” “But I had it first!” “I want a turn!” Sound familiar? All parents want their kids to “play nice” by

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Teaching Kids to Apologize

Teaching Kids to Apologize

Michele Borba December 8, 2012 0

Five steps to help kids learn the lost art of saying “I’m sorry.” The steps work for adults, too!  Have you noticed how apologizing has become almost a lost art these days? A great

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The Kid Arrogance Cure

The Kid Arrogance Cure

Michele Borba October 10, 2011 0

REALITY CHECK: “In data from 37,000 college students, narcissistic personality traits rose just as fast as obesity from the 1980s to the present. The rise is accelerating, with scores rising faster in the 2000s

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