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How to Praise To Boost Kids’ Character

How to Praise To Boost Kids’ Character

admin April 21, 2017 Comments Off on How to Praise To Boost Kids’ Character

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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5 Creative Ways Educators Teach Empathy

5 Creative Ways Educators Teach Empathy

admin April 17, 2017 Comments Off on 5 Creative Ways Educators Teach Empathy

Vanuatu, Tibet, Afghanistan, Denmark, and Armenia: How educators are activating students’ empathy and making a difference! I’m convinced that empathy is the glue that holds a civilized society together, is the best antidote to stop bullying,

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3 Ways to Teach Perspective Taking Skills

3 Ways to Teach Perspective Taking Skills

admin April 5, 2017 Comments Off on 3 Ways to Teach Perspective Taking Skills

Raising Kids to Think We, Not Me! REALITY CHECK: The gateway to learning to empathize, accepting differences and understanding another’s perspective is an emotion vocabulary. That’s why the first of the 9 Crucial Empathy Building

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8 Ways to Help Children Develop Caring Mindsets

8 Ways to Help Children Develop Caring Mindsets

admin April 4, 2017 Comments Off on 8 Ways to Help Children Develop Caring Mindsets

Raising Kids To Think WE, Not ME! REALITY CHECK: 93 percent of adults feel we are failing to instill values in children. What’s more, “being kind and caring” isn’t even high on our kids’ priority

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6 Ways to Inspire Kids To Make a Difference

6 Ways to Inspire Kids To Make a Difference

admin April 3, 2017 Comments Off on 6 Ways to Inspire Kids To Make a Difference

Raising Kids Who Think We, Not Me! REALITY CHECK: Volunteering and community service can be powerful in helping children realize that they can make a difference in their world. The experience can activate their empathy ad help them

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6 Reasons to Halt the Kid “Trophy Epidemic”

6 Reasons to Halt the Kid “Trophy Epidemic”

admin November 30, 2016 Comments Off on 6 Reasons to Halt the Kid “Trophy Epidemic”

Just pretend:  The sports season just ended and you and the other parents are bursting with pride watching each child receive a participation trophy with their teammates. Of course, we hate to see our

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Rise of Youth Narcissism and the Social Networking Connection

Rise of Youth Narcissism and the Social Networking Connection

Michele Borba November 25, 2016 Comments Off on Rise of Youth Narcissism and the Social Networking Connection

Reality Check: Is social networking connected with the rise of teen narcissism? I’ve  written a number of articles about Teen Arrogance  but now I want to dig deeper into troubling research reports that show a rise

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Focusing on the Other Side of the Report Card

Focusing on the Other Side of the Report Card

admin October 20, 2016 Comments Off on Focusing on the Other Side of the Report Card

REALITY CHECK: Now that the fall semester is underway, it won’t be long until your child’s progress report arrives, revealing not only their academic proficiency, but their conduct report as well. Studies confirms that children

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Parenting Through the Storm: A Must for Parenting a Special Needs Child

Parenting Through the Storm: A Must for Parenting a Special Needs Child

admin September 28, 2016 Comments Off on Parenting Through the Storm: A Must for Parenting a Special Needs Child

Truth be told: I adore Ann Douglas. If you don’t know Ann, you should. She’s a fabulous parenting writer, and has a wonderful ability to connect with parents. She’s written numerous parenting books –

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7 Surprising Solutions That Boost Kids’ School Success

7 Surprising Solutions That Boost Kids’ School Success

Michele Borba August 15, 2016 Comments Off on 7 Surprising Solutions That Boost Kids’ School Success

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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