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Helping Kids Who Fear Failure

Helping Kids Who Fear Failure

Michele Borba February 6, 2016 0

One of the inevitable facts of life is that everyone makes mistakes. Granted, some mistakes are more significant than others and harder to get over, but they are a part of life. How individuals

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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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Kid Boredom Busters

Kid Boredom Busters

Michele Borba January 29, 2016 0

REALITY CHECK: Beware: a new trend shows our Micromanaged, Over-structured, “Plugged-In” Generation can’t stand boredom. Maybe it’s because we might be doing too much scheduling, entertaining and solving? Just a thought!  There is a

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Helping Kids Learn Money Management

Helping Kids Learn Money Management

Michele Borba January 20, 2016 0

How to use everyday shopping outings to teach kids money management, financial literacy and sticking to a budget while curbing kid bickering and begging REALITY CHECK: A study by researchers at the University of

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10 Worst Things Parents Do to Ruin Kids’ Social Lives

10 Worst Things Parents Do to Ruin Kids’ Social Lives

Michele Borba January 9, 2010 7

Let’s face it, friends play an enormous part of our children’s self-esteem and success quotient for life. I’m often asked whether parents really can influence their children’s ability to make friends. My answer is

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