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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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8 Ways to Nurture Our Adolescents’ Amazing Neuroplastic Brains

8 Ways to Nurture Our Adolescents’ Amazing Neuroplastic Brains

admin October 3, 2016 0

Thomas Armstrong, Ph.D. is the Executive Director of the American Institute for Learning and Human Development, and an award-winning author and speaker who has been an educator for over forty years. Over one million

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9 Ways to Help Kids Have a Stress-Free Summer 

9 Ways to Help Kids Have a Stress-Free Summer 

admin July 21, 2016 0

Join the #UnSelfie Project to Raise Kids with Empathy and Courage To Make a Better World Let’s be clear: our kids’ mental health is at stake and one inescapable reason is that they experienced a horrendous

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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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Easing Kid Worries About Our Unpredictable World

Easing Kid Worries About Our Unpredictable World

Michele Borba March 24, 2016 0

Parenting advice to reduce our kids’ worries about a sometimes mean, scary, unpredictable world and curb the growing “Mean World Syndrome” Terrorism. ISIS. Bombings. Beheadings. War. School shootings. Pedophiles. Cyberbullying. Kidnappings. Global warming. Tsunamis.

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Signs of Stress in Children and Teens

Signs of Stress in Children and Teens

Michele Borba February 21, 2016 2

REALITY CHECK: Reports say that stress is mounting in our children, and that we parents are often unaware of just how stressed our kids are. Each child handles and shows stress differently. A big key

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Seven Secrets for Calming Tempers

Seven Secrets for Calming Tempers

Michele Borba February 7, 2016 0

Sure, it’s great to be a parent, but it’s also one of the most stressful, exhausting roles on the planet. The fact is, meltdowns are inevitable in any home, and even more so these

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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 0

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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6 tips to help ease back-to-school jitters

6 tips to help ease back-to-school jitters

Michele Borba September 3, 2014 0

You’ve bought the school supplies, sharpened the pencils and packed the lunches, but have you prepared your children for dealing with back-to-school jitters? Many kids experience a surge in anxiety as they meet their

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Rx Stimulant Abuse: Too Many Teens – And Their Parents! – Think It’s Okay

Michele Borba May 24, 2013 0

Midterms. Finals. College applications. It’s no secret that today’s teenagers are overwhelmed with pressure to succeed, both academically and socially. Expectations are high, and teens are turning to stimulant medications, like Adderall and Ritalin,

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