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42 Ways to Raise a Kind Child

42 Ways to Raise a Kind Child

admin June 21, 2016 Comments Off on 42 Ways to Raise a Kind Child

  Empathy is the ability to identify with and feel for another person. It’s the powerful quality that halts violent and cruel behavior and urges us to treat others kindly. Empathy emerges naturally and

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Why Kids Need More Empathy – My Answer to TIME

Why Kids Need More Empathy – My Answer to TIME

admin May 31, 2016 Comments Off on Why Kids Need More Empathy – My Answer to TIME

I admit it, I’m greatly concerned about our kids’ emotional and moral health. I’m flying tonight to San Francisco to keynote the American College Health Association about the college mental health crisis. And it

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5 Ways to Nurture Empathy in A Digital-Driven World

5 Ways to Nurture Empathy in A Digital-Driven World

admin May 30, 2016 Comments Off on 5 Ways to Nurture Empathy in A Digital-Driven World

In 1966, Newsweek released the first part of their landmark cover story, “The Teen-Agers” A Newsweek Survey of What They’re Really Like,” investigating everything from politics and pop culture to teens’ views of their parents, their

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6 Ways to Nurture Kids’ Empathy and Boost Emotional IQ

6 Ways to Nurture Kids’ Empathy and Boost Emotional IQ

Michele Borba May 29, 2016 1

Of course we want our kids to be compassionate and sensitive to other people’s feelings. The problem is that many kids’ “empathy potential” is greatly handicapped because they don’t have the ability to identify

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7 Way to Help Sensitive Kids Keep Empathy Open

7 Way to Help Sensitive Kids Keep Empathy Open

admin April 25, 2016 Comments Off on 7 Way to Help Sensitive Kids Keep Empathy Open

Most parents would tell you that sensitive kids usually arrive that way. By nature these children seem more “touchy” from birth: they’re more sensitive to sound and change, tear-up easily, and take criticism far

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

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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Helping Kid Perfectionists Feel “Good Enough”

Helping Kid Perfectionists Feel “Good Enough”

Michele Borba February 8, 2016 Comments Off on Helping Kid Perfectionists Feel “Good Enough”

Dear Dr. Borba, My ten-year-old is first in her class, and it makes her nuts. She stayed up until one in the morning last night memorizing state capitals. I worry that if she keeps

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