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11 Ways to Help Kids Stand Up to Peer Pressure

11 Ways to Help Kids Stand Up to Peer Pressure

Michele Borba November 8, 2014 0

Parenting advice to help kids buck negative temptations and stand up to peers REALITY CHECK: A survey of 991 kids ages nine to fourteen revealed 36 percent feel pressure from peers to smoke marijuana, 40 percent

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Three Dangerous Teen Trends Every Parent Should Know

Three Dangerous Teen Trends Every Parent Should Know

Michele Borba March 27, 2014 0

Let’s face it, teens have always been risk takers and want to fit in.  Unfortunately “risky” has taken on a new meaning with the dangerous ways adolescents are now trying to get high. Some

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11 Driving Tips That May Save Your Teen’s Life

11 Driving Tips That May Save Your Teen’s Life

Michele Borba December 24, 2013 0

REALITY CHECK: Nearly 10,000 youths have died as passengers in car crashes. Of those crashes, 54% were riding with a teen driver. Car crashes are the leading cause of death for tweens and teens.

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How to Raise Assertive Kids Who Speak Up for Themselves and Others

How to Raise Assertive Kids Who Speak Up for Themselves and Others

Michele Borba May 14, 2013 0

  7 solutions to help kids develop self-confidence, buck peer pressure and speak up for themselves Let’s face it. It’s a hard time to be growing up, and the data confirms it. Bullying is

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Dangerous Teen Activity: Dexing, Skittling, Robo-Tripping In YOUR Medicine Cabinet #Parenting

Dangerous Teen Activity: Dexing, Skittling, Robo-Tripping In YOUR Medicine Cabinet #Parenting

Michele Borba February 11, 2010 3

PARENT REALITY CHECK: Do you know the signs of cold and cough syrup medicine addiction? If not, it’s time to get educated. If you need any motivation read these troubling stats: One out of

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Michele Borba: Will Amy Winehouse’s alleged assault affect your tween’s character? (Check for answer….)

Michele Borba: Will Amy Winehouse’s alleged assault affect your tween’s character? (Check for answer….)

Michele Borba December 23, 2009 0

Should parents worry about those tarnished kid role models (ie Amy, Jamie Lynn, Britney, Owen, Barry, Paris, Lindsay, etc, etc. etc.)? So it appears that Amy Winehouse has been charged today over alleged assault at

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Five Troubling Trends That Are Hitting Kids At Younger Kids and How To Fix Them

Five Troubling Trends That Are Hitting Kids At Younger Kids and How To Fix Them

Michele Borba September 17, 2009 0

My interview with Meredith Viera on TODAY yesterday featuring The Big Book of Parenting Solutions (link to segment is below if you want to view) Michele Borba There is so much going on today–parent

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Raising Morally Courageous Kids Who Can Stand Up for Their Beliefs

Raising Morally Courageous Kids Who Can Stand Up for Their Beliefs

Michele Borba August 7, 2009 2

Michele Borba REALITY CHECK: A recent Time/Nickelodeon survey of 991 kids ages nine to fourteen revealed some troubling facts: 36 percent of the middle schoolers surveyed feel the pressure from peers to smoke marijuana;

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