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The Kid Negativity Cure to Turn “I Can’t” Into “I Can”

The Kid Negativity Cure to Turn “I Can’t” Into “I Can”

Michele Borba September 23, 2018 0

Parenting tips to turn kid negative beliefs of “I Can’t” into “I Can!” from my case files Children with poor self-beliefs often have bombarded themselves for so long with a steady stream of derogatory

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6 Reasons to Halt the Kid “Trophy Epidemic”

6 Reasons to Halt the Kid “Trophy Epidemic”

admin November 30, 2016 0

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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How to Teach Kids Empathy-Building Skills

How to Teach Kids Empathy-Building Skills

admin September 12, 2016 0

Join the #UnSelfie Revolution to Raise Kids with Empathy, Moral Conviction and Courage To Make a Better World Empathy is the critical ability that puts us in other people’s shoes and helps us feel with them. Research finds that this

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Helping Kids Who Fear Failure

Helping Kids Who Fear Failure

Michele Borba February 6, 2016 0

One of the inevitable facts of life is that everyone makes mistakes. Granted, some mistakes are more significant than others and harder to get over, but they are a part of life. How individuals

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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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How to Know and What To Do If Your Child Is Bullied

How to Know and What To Do If Your Child Is Bullied

Michele Borba January 3, 2015 0

Warnings that a child may be the target of a bully and crucial steps to take if it’s true Peer abuse–just the thought can send shivers down our spines. But the fact is hundreds of children

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Raising Optimistic Kids

Raising Optimistic Kids

Michele Borba January 29, 2014 0

Parenting advice to helping kids with pessimistic attitudes have a more optimistic outlook. New research finds optimism could curb kid depression as well as less heavy drug abuse and bad behavior “Optimism is the stable

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How to Raise A “CAN DO” Kid

How to Raise A “CAN DO” Kid

Michele Borba January 20, 2014 0

Parenting tips to help nurture self-esteem and positive attitudes in our children and teens If you could give your children a quality that would enhance their chances for leading successful, meaningful and fulfilling lives,

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Teaching Kids Sportsmanship Both On & Off the Field

Teaching Kids Sportsmanship Both On & Off the Field

Michele Borba January 14, 2014 0

Watching any kid be a poor loser is embarrassing, but when the kid is yours it’s darn right humiliating. Sure, the kid may be the best violinist in the orchestra, have the highest grade

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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 0

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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