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7 Ways to Make Election Day a Fun Family Event to Help Your Kids Learn About Democracy

7 Ways to Make Election Day a Fun Family Event to Help Your Kids Learn About Democracy

Michele Borba November 2, 2008 0

REALITY CHECK:  What have your kids learned these last two years about democracy and the electoral process? It’s November 4th. Election Day! The moment that defines who we are as a democracy.  It’s easy to

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How to Take the Fear Out of Halloween

How to Take the Fear Out of Halloween

Michele Borba October 29, 2008 0

This morning on the Today show I spoke with Al Roker about one of my family’s favorite holiday–Halloween. Halloween always has been at the top of most kids’ “fun holidays.” And why not? Playing dress

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Ten Secrets to Help Your Children Handle This Financial Crisis and Tough Times

Ten Secrets to Help Your Children Handle This Financial Crisis and Tough Times

Michele Borba September 30, 2008 0

These are tough times for us all, but they can be especially hard if you have kids After all a big part of parenting is about wanting our children to be happy and shielding

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Is Your Child Gifted?

Is Your Child Gifted?

Michele Borba September 23, 2008 0

Over the last few weeks my email box has been filled with questions from parents. All deal with the same issue: “Is my child gifted?” What exactly makes a “gifted” child? The definition of

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Questions About “Gifted” Children?

Questions About “Gifted” Children?

Michele Borba September 17, 2008 3

Dr. Michele Borba will be appearing on NBC’s TODAY show on September 24th.  She is interested in hearing your questions about on the topic of “gifted” children and gifted programs in schools.  Do you

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10 BACK TO SCHOOL SHOPPING TIPS: How to Help Your Child Become a Smart Spender

10 BACK TO SCHOOL SHOPPING TIPS: How to Help Your Child Become a Smart Spender

Michele Borba August 24, 2008 1

Back to school this year is especially tough because many budgets may be feeling squeezed. But we still want to get our kids what they need and the fun, fashionable supplies they want. As

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PARENTING SANITY SAVERS FOR THOSE SOARING GAS PRICES

PARENTING SANITY SAVERS FOR THOSE SOARING GAS PRICES

Michele Borba July 24, 2008 1

Here is a recent question I received from a mom about those soaring gas prices and trying to keep the kiddies content. If it helps, pass it on to others, please! QUESTION I have

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HOW TO HELP RAISE GIRLS WITH HEALTHY BODY IMAGES AND COUNTER THOSE IDEALIZED MEDIA IMAGES

HOW TO HELP RAISE GIRLS WITH HEALTHY BODY IMAGES AND COUNTER THOSE IDEALIZED MEDIA IMAGES

Michele Borba July 22, 2008 0

I receive dozens of letters each week from parents. Unfortunately I can’t get to answering them all, but do try in this blog or in my Parenting Secrets blog I write for iVillage. This

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WARNING TO PARENTS: Could Your Child Be Shoplifting?

WARNING TO PARENTS: Could Your Child Be Shoplifting?

Michele Borba July 21, 2008 0

You see your child take a candy bar from the store and put it in her pocket. You notice your daughter is playing with a Barbie that you told her she couldn’t have at

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THE REAL PARENTING SECRETS FROM GLOUCESTER HIGH SCHOOL  Seven Tips to Help Lower Those Teen Pregnancy Stats

THE REAL PARENTING SECRETS FROM GLOUCESTER HIGH SCHOOL Seven Tips to Help Lower Those Teen Pregnancy Stats

Michele Borba June 29, 2008 0

Well, well. It now appears that the Gloucester High School story that rocked the nation these past days is just a hoax. In case you missed the news 17 young teens at the small

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