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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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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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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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Protecting Kids From Online Predators

Protecting Kids From Online Predators

Michele Borba February 4, 2016 1

Troubling research about our kids’ lack of online smarts and predators’ new grooming techniques to lure them. Advice based on new studies to keep kids safer online and parents and child givers better educated.

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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 14, 2014 Comments Off on 7 Common Back to School Hassles and Simple Parenting Solutions

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 Deadly Questions to NEVER Ask Teens and Why

7 Deadly Questions to NEVER Ask Teens and Why

Michele Borba January 20, 2014 Comments Off on 7 Deadly Questions to NEVER Ask Teens and Why

Toxic adults communication stoppers that are guaranteed to turn teens off – and your better response to keep them talking Let’s face it, talking with an adolescent can be like walking through a minefield.

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How to Raise A “CAN DO” Kid

How to Raise A “CAN DO” Kid

Michele Borba January 20, 2014 Comments Off on How to Raise A “CAN DO” Kid

Parenting tips to help nurture self-esteem and positive attitudes in our children and teens If you could give your children a quality that would enhance their chances for leading successful, meaningful and fulfilling lives,

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Friendship Matters: Helping Kids Make and Keep Friends

Friendship Matters: Helping Kids Make and Keep Friends

Michele Borba October 13, 2013 Comments Off on Friendship Matters: Helping Kids Make and Keep Friends

Research-based steps to boost children’s social-emotional learning and help them acquire crucial friendship-making skills to fit in, be less-likely to be excluded and bullied, and more content with life!  Let’s face it, some kids

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Parenting 101: Eating Disorders in Kids and Teens

Parenting 101: Eating Disorders in Kids and Teens

Michele Borba October 15, 2012 Comments Off on Parenting 101: Eating Disorders in Kids and Teens

Rise of eating disorders in younger children and boys as well as teens; 14 eating disorders signs and advice for a dangerous trend every parent must know “An eating disorder? Impossible! She’s too young!”

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If Your Teen Is Cyberbullied

Michele Borba November 7, 2011 Comments Off on If Your Teen Is Cyberbullied

What to do if your child receives cyber-threats or you suspect cyberbullying “A number of middle school students—including my daughter–are receiving vicious anonymous emails and text messages from peers. The school sent a letter

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