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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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9 Secrets to Curb Homework Wars

9 Secrets to Curb Homework Wars

Michele Borba January 28, 2016 0

Parenting tips to minimize our nagging and maximizing their learning …until they can finally do homework solo style! “You can’t make me!” “Why do I have to do homework?” “Can’t I pleeeeease just go

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10 Ways Parents Can Help Their Kids Succeed in School

10 Ways Parents Can Help Their Kids Succeed in School

Michele Borba September 6, 2014 0

10 tips to boost the right involvement in children’s education so parents make the grade The crisis in education  is mind-boggling: Every 26 seconds another American children drops out of our school system. Every school

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7 Simple, Science-Backed Ways to Boost School Success

Michele Borba August 8, 2014 0

Academic success impacts our children for the rest of their life: it influences their self-esteem, college selections, job attainment, financial success, and even their choice of spouses. It’s no wonder we go great lengths

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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 20, 2014 0

Seven items parents should check on now to improve kid’s learning success mid-year That crucial second school semester is in full bloom. Mid-year is when parents alike have a good idea about how their

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Helping Disorganized Kids Become Organized

Helping Disorganized Kids Become Organized

Michele Borba January 18, 2014 0

Parenting advice to help disorganized, forgetful kids get organized and for kids with shorter attention spans who need to “reclutter” and learn routines “My daughter is sweet and loving but hopelessly disorganized. I’m always

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How to Know If We Are Pushing Our Kids TOO Hard

Michele Borba November 18, 2013 0

The topic of Pushing vs. Nurturing is a hot one and I continue to receive countless queries from parents. Here is a question I received from a mom that is similar to many others.

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Helping Kids Sleep Better: The Overlooked Key to Grades and School Success

Helping Kids Sleep Better: The Overlooked Key to Grades and School Success

Michele Borba August 21, 2013 0

American Academy of Sleep Medicine estimates that 1 in 3 kids are sleep-deprived–here is how to help your child get those needed z-z-z-z-s School success impacts our children for the rest of their life: it

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An A+ Parent-Teacher Conference

Michele Borba October 22, 2012 0

The right questions and what to do to boost your child’s learning success. Parenting tips I shared on TODAY show. If you’ve just received a memo from your child’s school that your parent-teacher conference

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