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12 Ways to Boost Kids’ Empathy During the Holidays and Build Fun Memories

12 Ways to Boost Kids’ Empathy During the Holidays and Build Fun Memories

Michele Borba December 16, 2017 Comments Off on 12 Ways to Boost Kids’ Empathy During the Holidays and Build Fun Memories

How to Tone Down $$$, Tune Up Family Memories and Nurture Children’s Empathy During the Holidays REALITY CHECK: Total spending is projected to be between $678 billion and $682 billion, up from $655.8 billion last

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Teaching Kids Money Smarts During the Holidays

Teaching Kids Money Smarts During the Holidays

Michele Borba December 15, 2017 Comments Off on Teaching Kids Money Smarts During the Holidays

Parenting advice to help kids learn money management during the holidays to have a brighter future REALITY CHECK: A recent survey found that fewer than half of parents surveyed said they teach their 11

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How to Deprogram a Materialistic Kid

How to Deprogram a Materialistic Kid

Michele Borba May 21, 2016 Comments Off on How to Deprogram a Materialistic Kid

Okay. You admit you have a materialistic little critter on your hands. Take comfort. There are proven ways to deprogram a materialistic kid. It will take time and commitment, but the benefits are profound

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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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How to Raise An Un-Entitled Kid

How to Raise An Un-Entitled Kid

admin February 5, 2016 Comments Off on How to Raise An Un-Entitled Kid

Truth be known: I am a huge Amy McCready fan. I love her common-sense approach to parenting, and her sage, practical advice. I devoured (and recommended) her last book, If I Have to Tell You

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How to take the focus off gift-getting and back to the true spirit of the season

How to take the focus off gift-getting and back to the true spirit of the season

Michele Borba December 18, 2014 Comments Off on How to take the focus off gift-getting and back to the true spirit of the season

Spending TIME (not every dime) and helping your kids enjoy the holidays without splurging on them  In the midst of our lousy economy, many families have decided to take holiday spending down a notch

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Michele Borba Blog: 5 Tips for a Gimme Less Xmas (and Why It’s Better for Kids)

Michele Borba December 20, 2009 1

If you ever had even the slightest bit of guilt about saying “No” to your kids materialistic whims, you can kiss those feelings away. A University of Minnesota study confirmed what every parent has

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Michele Borba: 5 Signs You May Have a Materialistic Kid–Are you ready to take the quiz?

Michele Borba October 20, 2009 Comments Off on Michele Borba: 5 Signs You May Have a Materialistic Kid–Are you ready to take the quiz?

Might you have a materialistic critter on your hands? REALITY CHECK Beware: materialism is hitting our kids at younger and younger ages. Two-thirds of mothers say that their kids ask for specific brands before

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MATERIALISTIC KIDS on the rise! Real #Parenting Solutions to Troubling Youth Trends–What Parents Can Do to Fix It

Michele Borba September 21, 2009 1

Michele Borba Note to Readers: Last week I spoke with Meredith Viera on TODAY about five troubling youth trends. Each trend is hitting our kids at younger ages and each trend is increasing. And

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Five Troubling Trends That Are Hitting Kids At Younger Kids and How To Fix Them

Michele Borba September 17, 2009 Comments Off on Five Troubling Trends That Are Hitting Kids At Younger Kids and How To Fix Them

My interview with Meredith Viera on TODAY yesterday featuring The Big Book of Parenting Solutions (link to segment is below if you want to view) Michele Borba There is so much going on today–parent

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