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50 Ways to Be A Great Example to a Child

50 Ways to Be A Great Example to a Child

Michele Borba November 17, 2018 0

How can adults teach kids good character? Be a great example of character to a child! Of course we want our children to become good, responsible, respectful and successful human beings! But in our

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5 Mistakes I’ve Made as A Parent

5 Mistakes I’ve Made as A Parent

admin October 23, 2018 1

All parents make mistakes, but how fabulous it is when we actually admit them! That’s why I love this article and it’s written by one of my favorite children’s authors, Trudy Ludwig. Her newest

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100 Movies for Kids 5-to-17 That Teach 9 Crucial Empathy Habits

100 Movies for Kids 5-to-17 That Teach 9 Crucial Empathy Habits

admin October 12, 2018 0

Films can stir our emotions, spark our curiosity, creating lasting memories, and become portals to other worlds. In some cases, a movie can whip our conscience, shift our perspective, or activate our feelings so

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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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7 Ways to Teach Perspective Taking and Stretch Students’ Empathy Muscles

7 Ways to Teach Perspective Taking and Stretch Students’ Empathy Muscles

admin September 1, 2018 0

How to teach kids perspective taking skills and step into others’ shoes! I was visiting a Kansas school when I happened upon two boys engaged in serious conversation with their principal. The eleven-year-olds were

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9 Habits of Empathetic Children

9 Habits of Empathetic Children

admin August 27, 2018 0

Did you know that empathetic children share nine habits that they developed? Empathy can be cultivated and we have work to do. Here are the 9 habits of empathetic children. I hope you join

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Nurturing Gratitude in Kids 365 Days a Year!

Nurturing Gratitude in Kids 365 Days a Year!

Michele Borba August 25, 2018 1

7 simple ways to boost gratitude in kids and learn to count their blessings 365 days a year!  “Feeling grateful fosters a more accurate understanding of happiness, strengthening our social connections and motivating us

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7 Common Back to School Hassles and Simple Parenting Solutions

7 Common Back to School Hassles and Simple Parenting Solutions

Michele Borba August 24, 2018 0

Though back to school should be exciting, parents often describe frantic mornings, hectic evenings, and plain bad memories. Homework wars…lost library books…last-minute assignments…missed buses…sleepy heads…forgotten lunches…missed breakfasts…late starts are just a few of the

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7 Surprising Solutions That Boost Kids’ School Success

7 Surprising Solutions That Boost Kids’ School Success

Michele Borba August 20, 2018 0

Simple, proven solutions to enhance children’s learning that every parent should have in their back to school toolbox. Academic success impacts our children for the rest of their life: it influences their self-esteem, college

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6 Ways to Prevent School Shootings

6 Ways to Prevent School Shootings

Michele Borba March 25, 2018 0

“How do we prevent school shootings?” It’s the question everyone wants to know. The horrific images at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida sent shock waves through us all. There have been at seven

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