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Teaching Kids to Be Grateful, Even If Disappointed

Teaching Kids to Be Grateful, Even If Disappointed

Michele Borba December 20, 2016 Comments Off on Teaching Kids to Be Grateful, Even If Disappointed

REALITY CHECK: Have you taught your child an often overlooked and critical holiday skill for kids of how to show gratitude and appreciation even when you’re disappointed with what you’ve received?” The skill is one

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Untangled: A  Guide for Raising Teen Girls

Untangled: A Guide for Raising Teen Girls

admin February 24, 2016 Comments Off on Untangled: A Guide for Raising Teen Girls

Worried about how to help your daughter navigate today’s plugged-in, complex, stressful-out world? Well, you can  breathe. Lisa Damour has written the ultimate manual for raising today’s teen girls that will serve as your

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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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Conflict Resolution for Kids

Conflict Resolution for Kids

Michele Borba March 26, 2014 Comments Off on Conflict Resolution for Kids

REALITY CHECK: Did you know that tweens and teens say one of their biggest daily challenges are conflicts with peers? Did you also know that a survey of hundreds of children found that a

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Secrets to Thawing a Teen’s Cold Shoulder to Rebuild Your Relationship

Michele Borba June 11, 2012 1

Parenting advice to open up communication, rebuild a relationship with your teen or know what to do when your son or daughter starts to pull away and give you the cold shoulder   Let’s

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Empowering Kids to Be Active Bystanders Through Books

Empowering Kids to Be Active Bystanders Through Books

Michele Borba April 30, 2012 Comments Off on Empowering Kids to Be Active Bystanders Through Books

Research shows that when student bystanders intervene correctly, bullying can be cut more than half the time and within 10 seconds. – Pepler Bullying is cold-blooded, intentional cruelty,and will flourish if tolerated. Forty-nine states have

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7 Ways to Squelch Kid Insensitivity & Boost Empathy

Michele Borba January 29, 2011 Comments Off on 7 Ways to Squelch Kid Insensitivity & Boost Empathy

Parenting advice to curb insensitivity, boost emotional intelligence and increase empathy in our children “Why should I care how he feels? He’s not my friend.” “So what if I made him cry. He’s a

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Raising Kind-Hearted Kids

Michele Borba September 8, 2010 Comments Off on Raising Kind-Hearted Kids

Parenting advice based on solid research to help us raise caring, kind-hearted kids in a racy, raunchy world Something has changed about our children: the prevalence of abuse by their peers is increasing. Bullying

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Empathy Crisis: Why Children Are Crueler

Michele Borba May 2, 2010 4

EMPATHY: Identifying with and feeling other people’s concerns. Eleven-year-old Nathaniel Abraham from Pontiac, Michigan, told his friend that he was going to shoot somebody. He allegedly stole a gun and practiced his aim on

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