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7 Common Back to School Hassles and Simple Parenting Solutions

7 Common Back to School Hassles and Simple Parenting Solutions

Michele Borba August 24, 2018 0

Though back to school should be exciting, parents often describe frantic mornings, hectic evenings, and plain bad memories. Homework wars…lost library books…last-minute assignments…missed buses…sleepy heads…forgotten lunches…missed breakfasts…late starts are just a few of the

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7 Surprising Solutions That Boost Kids’ School Success

7 Surprising Solutions That Boost Kids’ School Success

Michele Borba August 20, 2018 0

Simple, proven solutions to enhance children’s learning that every parent should have in their back to school toolbox. Academic success impacts our children for the rest of their life: it influences their self-esteem, college

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How to Raise a Strong, Confident Girl

How to Raise a Strong, Confident Girl

Michele Borba January 30, 2018 0

Want to raise a strong, confident girl? The secret is now in print by Katie Hurley. No More Mean Girls and is the must read for every parent and educator. It’s our best hope to turn #METOO

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10 Ways to Teach Emotional Literacy To Boost Empathy and Emotion IQ

10 Ways to Teach Emotional Literacy To Boost Empathy and Emotion IQ

Michele Borba January 5, 2018 0

Empathy Habit #1 EMOTIONAL LITERACY Your two-year-old looks at the tears in your eyes and gently pats your face. Your school-age child sees that his friend is sad and gently puts his arm on

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100 Fun Ways to Help Kids Practice Kindness

100 Fun Ways to Help Kids Practice Kindness

Michele Borba December 19, 2017 0

EMPATHY HABIT 6: Developing and Practicing Kindness Every Day Kindness is contagious, needs just a small spark to ignite, and spreads quickly. Practicing simple, regular kind acts nurtures empathy, alters behavior, changes a culture,

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12 Ways to Boost Kids’ Empathy During the Holidays and Build Fun Memories

12 Ways to Boost Kids’ Empathy During the Holidays and Build Fun Memories

Michele Borba December 16, 2017 0

How to Tone Down $$$, Tune Up Family Memories and Nurture Children’s Empathy During the Holidays REALITY CHECK: Total spending is projected to be between $678 billion and $682 billion, up from $655.8 billion last

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Teaching Kids Money Smarts During the Holidays

Teaching Kids Money Smarts During the Holidays

Michele Borba December 15, 2017 0

Parenting advice to help kids learn money management during the holidays to have a brighter future REALITY CHECK: A recent survey found that fewer than half of parents surveyed said they teach their 11

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The Not-Always Obvious Benefits of Saying NO to Children

The Not-Always Obvious Benefits of Saying NO to Children

Michele Borba December 5, 2017 0

Dr. Susan Newman’s New Book Explains Why You Should Say No to Your Children…and How to Do It. A must read for the pushover tendency in all of us. You do your children a

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Shame Nation: Must-Read for Restoring Internet Civility

Shame Nation: Must-Read for Restoring Internet Civility

admin October 3, 2017 0

“The culture of destroying people with the simple stroke of a keyboard has become much more than a fad-it’s the new normal. In today’s digitally-driven world, disaster is only a click away. Don’t assume

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How to Praise To Boost Kids’ Character

How to Praise To Boost Kids’ Character

admin April 21, 2017 0

If you’re like most parents, you probably shower your kids with praise. After all, isn’t our encouragement the secret sauce to boosting our kids’ success and happiness? What could be more affirming than telling your child,

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