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10 Tips to Talk to Kids About A Tragedy

10 Tips to Talk to Kids About A Tragedy

Michele Borba February 16, 2018 0

How to Talk to Kids About a Tragedy  Another school shooting. All of us-including our children-are trying to make sense of the unimaginable. But how do we talk to kids about tragedy? If you’re

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10 Tips to Help Kids Manage Anger, Be Calmer and Learn Self-Regulation

10 Tips to Help Kids Manage Anger, Be Calmer and Learn Self-Regulation

Michele Borba December 15, 2017 4

EMPATHY HABIT 5: Managing Strong Emotions and Mastering Self-Regulation (UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me-World See Chapter 5) REALITY CHECK: Does your child have difficulty controlling his anger? Does he resort to using

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Mother Knew Best (Or Did She?) Facts & Fiction

Mother Knew Best (Or Did She?) Facts & Fiction

Michele Borba February 17, 2016 0

The truth behind those words of wisdom from Dear Old Mom based on what the new science says about child development and parenting advice Remember the sage motherly advice that was the soundtrack to

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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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Seven Ways to Build Strong Character and Integrity in Children

Seven Ways to Build Strong Character and Integrity in Children

Michele Borba February 3, 2015 0

Wondering what can you do to help your kids counter negative influences and stand up for what they know is right? The answer is to nurture a solid moral core that will guide them

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Parenting Our Fabulous Middle Kids: 7 Typical “Issues” and Solutions

Parenting Our Fabulous Middle Kids: 7 Typical “Issues” and Solutions

Michele Borba February 3, 2015 2

Is the “Middle Kid Syndrome” really a problem? Not if we apply the research.  Have more than two kids? Then I’m betting you’ve heard a few of these: “It’s like I’m stuck in the

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Hidden Benefits of Left-Handed Kids

Hidden Benefits of Left-Handed Kids

Michele Borba January 29, 2015 1

Parenting tips for our left-handed children and some surprising research on how they turn out Do Lefties Have the Upper Hand? I admit I’m always glued to the news. But I tuned into an unexpected

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How to Help Kids Learn From Mistakes

How to Help Kids Learn From Mistakes

Michele Borba January 26, 2015 0

Tips to help kids recognize a key to success: “Learn from your failures.”  Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.                   

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Teaching Kids Financial Literacy

Teaching Kids Financial Literacy

Michele Borba January 21, 2015 0

Parenting tips to help teach the critical ABCs of money management starting when our kids are young!  Do you feel like you are your kid’s ATM machine? Does your child spend faster than he

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10 Parenting Solutions to Prevent Cyberbullying

10 Parenting Solutions to Prevent Cyberbullying

Michele Borba September 10, 2014 0

Mom and Dad, wake up: If you assume your child is using that fancy home computer or smartphone to stimulate his brain or connect with friends, think again. Sadly too many kids are using their

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