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54 Tips About Empathy to Raise Kids Who Think WE, Not ME (PART II )

54 Tips About Empathy to Raise Kids Who Think WE, Not ME (PART II )

admin June 27, 2016 0

Last week I joined with NBC’s Education Nation to have another hour-long Twitter chat that focused on tips from my new book, UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World. Since the book launched just a

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95 Ways to Raise Kids To Think WE, Not ME (Part I)

95 Ways to Raise Kids To Think WE, Not ME (Part I)

admin June 25, 2016 0

Last week I joined with NBC’s Education Nation to have another hour-long Twitter chat. This is our fourth time and always a thrill. This time the folks at Education Nation asked me to share

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42 Ways to Raise a Kind Child

42 Ways to Raise a Kind Child

admin June 21, 2016 0

  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 0

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 0

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 0

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 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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Helping Kid Perfectionists Feel “Good Enough”

Helping Kid Perfectionists Feel “Good Enough”

Michele Borba February 8, 2016 0

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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