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9 Exercises to Build Your Child’s “Empathy Muscles”

9 Exercises to Build Your Child’s “Empathy Muscles”

admin September 18, 2017 Comments Off on 9 Exercises to Build Your Child’s “Empathy Muscles”

REALITY CHECK: Did you know that teens today are 40 percent less empathetic than those 30 years ago? That is tragic news for our children and society. For starters, it hurts kids’ moral character, and

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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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9 Habits of Empathetic Children

9 Habits of Empathetic Children

admin August 7, 2016 Comments Off on 9 Habits of Empathetic Children

Join the #UnSelfie Revolution to Raise Kids with Empathy, Moral Conviction and Courage To Make a Better World Most writers admit that there is one moment where a book started to gel. Mine was at the United States

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How to Raise An Unspoiled Kid

How to Raise An Unspoiled Kid

Michele Borba January 4, 2014 1

Parenting advice to help us raise strong, caring, unspoiled kids and reduce that “Big Brat Factor” element that seems to be a growing problem with kids these days. Our most important role is raising

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How to “Despoil” to Raise An Unspoiled Kid

How to “Despoil” to Raise An Unspoiled Kid

Michele Borba January 4, 2013 Comments Off on How to “Despoil” to Raise An Unspoiled Kid

“Big Brat Factor” Cures: Six ways to “unspoil” a spoiled, entitled child  Hidden Dangers of Raising Spoiled Kids Of course we love our kids and want the best for them. We hate to let

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Raising Responsible Kids

Raising Responsible Kids

Michele Borba November 29, 2012 Comments Off on Raising Responsible Kids

Parenting advice to curb irresponsibility, excuses and “blame games” and boost trustworthiness, accountability and kid responsibility Any of these sound familiar? “I forgot.” “Take care of this for me.” “It wasn’t my fault.” “I

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Curing the Gimmes: 12 Ways to Tone Down $$$$ and Tune Up Family Memories for the Holidays

Curing the Gimmes: 12 Ways to Tone Down $$$$ and Tune Up Family Memories for the Holidays

Michele Borba December 22, 2011 Comments Off on Curing the Gimmes: 12 Ways to Tone Down $$$$ and Tune Up Family Memories for the Holidays

Tired about all those ads reminding your kids what they “must have” and your kids are now repeating those jingles? Concerned your kiddos are preparing a wish list so long they’ll be disappointed no

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7 Ways to Squelch Kid Insensitivity & Boost Empathy

7 Ways to Squelch Kid Insensitivity & Boost Empathy

Michele Borba January 29, 2011 Comments Off on 7 Ways to Squelch Kid Insensitivity & Boost Empathy

Parenting advice to curb insensitivity, boost emotional intelligence and increase empathy in our children “Why should I care how he feels? He’s not my friend.” “So what if I made him cry. He’s a

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The Spoiled-Kid Makeover

The Spoiled-Kid Makeover

Michele Borba November 8, 2010 Comments Off on The Spoiled-Kid Makeover

Five steps to stopping the Big Brat Factor by curbing selfish and spoiled kid attitudes If you think self-centered and selfish kids are on the rise, you’re right. National surveys show most parents feel

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