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8 Ways to Help Children Develop Caring Mindsets

8 Ways to Help Children Develop Caring Mindsets

admin April 4, 2017 Comments Off on 8 Ways to Help Children Develop Caring Mindsets

Raising Kids To Think WE, Not ME! REALITY CHECK: 93 percent of adults feel we are failing to instill values in children. What’s more, “being kind and caring” isn’t even high on our kids’ priority

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9 Creative Ways for Kids to Write Thank Yous and Why They Should

9 Creative Ways for Kids to Write Thank Yous and Why They Should

Michele Borba December 29, 2016 Comments Off on 9 Creative Ways for Kids to Write Thank Yous and Why They Should

REALITY CHECK: Did you know that writing a “thank you” note is a simple, proven way to boost your child’s gratitude? That’s what researchers from the University of  California at Davis and Southern Methodist University

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When Parents Behave Badly

When Parents Behave Badly

admin October 17, 2016 Comments Off on When Parents Behave Badly

Solutions I shared on the TODAY show to six VERY bad, ugly parent behaviors that are affecting children’s character THE REALITY CHECK:  • Referees giving parents lollipops are youth hockey games to stop them from yelling at

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6 Simple Ways Children Can Spread Kindness in Schools

6 Simple Ways Children Can Spread Kindness in Schools

admin July 30, 2016 Comments Off on 6 Simple Ways Children Can Spread Kindness in Schools

Join the #UnSelfie Revolution to Raise Kids with Empathy, Moral Conviction and Courage To Make a Better World Practicing kindness is what helps children tune into other people’s feelings and needs, trust more, step out of their

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Want Your Kids To Care? Let Them Play

Want Your Kids To Care? Let Them Play

admin July 21, 2016 Comments Off on Want Your Kids To Care? Let Them Play

Join the #UnSelfie Revolution to Raise Kids with Empathy, Moral Conviction and Courage To Make a Better World Three-days-a-week taekwondo, sleep-away chess camp, and a full slate of summer college courses.  Hmmm…could there be a link between

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Identity Crisis: A Great New YA Book

Identity Crisis: A Great New YA Book

admin February 25, 2016 Comments Off on Identity Crisis: A Great New YA Book

Books have always been one of the best ways to tug at our children’s hearts, help them explore new worlds and possibilities and also examine their own ideas or views. Finding the right book

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Hidden Benefits of Left-Handed Kids

Hidden Benefits of Left-Handed Kids

Michele Borba January 29, 2015 1

Parenting tips for our left-handed children and some surprising research on how they turn out Do Lefties Have the Upper Hand? I admit I’m always glued to the news. But I tuned into an unexpected

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Teaching Kids Financial Literacy

Teaching Kids Financial Literacy

Michele Borba January 21, 2015 Comments Off on Teaching Kids Financial Literacy

Parenting tips to help teach the critical ABCs of money management starting when our kids are young!  Do you feel like you are your kid’s ATM machine? Does your child spend faster than he

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7 Ways to Nurture Tolerance and Acceptance in Kids

7 Ways to Nurture Tolerance and Acceptance in Kids

Michele Borba January 19, 2015 1

REALITY CHECK: Did you know that today’s American youth are displaying intolerant actions at alarming rates-and at younger ages? The FBI reports that most hate crimes are committed by youth younger than nineteen. The Associated

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How to Get Kids to Listen…the First Time!

How to Get Kids to Listen…the First Time!

Michele Borba December 3, 2013 Comments Off on How to Get Kids to Listen…the First Time!

REALITY CHECK: Many experts say learning to listen is one of the most crucial habits our children need for handling life. Parenting for this change lays the foundation that fosters respectful communication as well

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