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Parent Mid-Year School Check-Up to Ensure Kid Success

Parent Mid-Year School Check-Up to Ensure Kid Success

Michele Borba January 3, 2019 0

Seven items parents should check now to improve their kid’s learning success mid-year and counter a potential dip Mid-year is when parents alike have a good idea about how their kids are doing in school

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Talking to Kids About Tragedies

Talking to Kids About Tragedies

Michele Borba June 13, 2016 0

“Dear Dr. Borba: My eight-year old is so upset by the terrorist attack in Orlando. He saw the television news. Now he’s afraid to let me out of his sight and cried when his daddy left for

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3 Skills That Teach Resourcefulness

3 Skills That Teach Resourcefulness

Michele Borba February 18, 2016 0

Three crucial and teachable skills that help kids become self-reliant, resourceful and resilient. Raising your child to become independent is among your most important parenting tasks. After all, one of your key goals is

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Boosting Sibling Harmony

Boosting Sibling Harmony

Michele Borba February 5, 2016 0

Reality Check: University of Michigan Medical School: Research shows that siblings will fight more in families where there is no understanding of acceptable ways to solve conflicts. Make sure you teach your children how to resolve their bickering!

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10 Ways to Raise a Moral Child

10 Ways to Raise a Moral Child

Michele Borba February 1, 2016 0

Let’s play “Back to the Future” and pretend it’s twenty-five years from now. Your kids are grown, and they’re healthy and happy. (What we all hope, right?) So here’s your key question to contemplate

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36 Ways To Nurture Kids’ Character

36 Ways To Nurture Kids’ Character

Michele Borba January 31, 2016 0

The family is the first school of virtue, so make sure you’re schooling your child in the lessons of character. Hundreds of years ago Aristotle, the Greek philosopher, said that the best way to teach

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Raising Caring, Respectful, Ethical Children

Raising Caring, Respectful, Ethical Children

Michele Borba October 9, 2014 0

A Coalition to Raise Caring Children to Make a More Caring World – Please Join Us! A Special Note to Readers: Last June I flew to Harvard and met with an amazing group of  40

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How to Get Kids to Open Up About Their School Day

How to Get Kids to Open Up About Their School Day

Michele Borba September 2, 2014 0

Does trying to get your kids to open up about their day feel like an inquisition? Do you feel like you’re giving your kid the third degree to tell you anything about their life?

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Fun Ways to Help Kids Learn “Kindness Power”

Fun Ways to Help Kids Learn “Kindness Power”

Michele Borba July 22, 2014 0

When my children were little, we played a game called the Silent Fuzzy Pass. Fuzzy was a bright orange, ragged old stuffed animal that I suppose was a bear though it’s debatable. Each night,

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Teaching Kids Sportsmanship Both On & Off the Field

Teaching Kids Sportsmanship Both On & Off the Field

Michele Borba January 14, 2014 0

Watching any kid be a poor loser is embarrassing, but when the kid is yours it’s darn right humiliating. Sure, the kid may be the best violinist in the orchestra, have the highest grade

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