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SPOTLIGHT ON CHARACTER:  FRESHMAN SEMINAR AT SAUQUOIT HIGH SCHOOL IN UPSTATE NEW YORK  “LEARN IT – LIVE IT – GIVE IT”

SPOTLIGHT ON CHARACTER: FRESHMAN SEMINAR AT SAUQUOIT HIGH SCHOOL IN UPSTATE NEW YORK “LEARN IT – LIVE IT – GIVE IT”

Michele Borba September 10, 2007 0

Last week I had the privilege of working with Oneida BOCES in Upstate New York delivering keynote addresses to over 3000 of their teachers on moral education. While there I talked in length with

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Here’s to Single Moms!  The New Trend in Single Motherhood

Here’s to Single Moms! The New Trend in Single Motherhood

Michele Borba September 7, 2007 0

Reality Check: Did you know that the US Census Bureau says 36% of all births are to single mothers? Whenever I hear someone say, “How does she do it?” a single mom comes to

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The Best Ways to Say Goodbye to Your College Bound Kid

The Best Ways to Say Goodbye to Your College Bound Kid

Michele Borba August 29, 2007 0

After all the test-taking, application filling, essay editing, campus touring, and acceptance-waiting, the big event is almost here: dropping your child off at college. You’d think that would be the easy part, but move-in

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PARENTING SECRETS for SURVIVING THOSE ROAD TRIPS WITH THE KIDS

PARENTING SECRETS for SURVIVING THOSE ROAD TRIPS WITH THE KIDS

Michele Borba July 23, 2007 0

The Travel Industry Association reports we usually take eight to ten car trips with the kids this summer. Each trek is bound to be a fun family memory, right? Well, not always. Most parents’

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Why Can’t We All Just Get Along? — Moms Are At It Again!

Why Can’t We All Just Get Along? — Moms Are At It Again!

Michele Borba July 19, 2007 0

Reality Check: What are your feelings about mothers with young kids who work? Does it affect the kids? If so, how? Do you have a positive, negative or “so-what” attitude about the whole issue?

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Today Show: Friday, July 13 Sibling Rivalry: Why Can’t the Kids Just Get Along?

Today Show: Friday, July 13 Sibling Rivalry: Why Can’t the Kids Just Get Along?

Michele Borba July 10, 2007 0

Here’s your reality check: “Do your eyes light up with the same intensity when you see each of your kids?” Watch out! Research shows our kids can pick up on our favorites regardless of

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Today Show: Helicopter Parents Hovering in the Workplace: May 22 8:00 am hour

Today Show: Helicopter Parents Hovering in the Workplace: May 22 8:00 am hour

Michele Borba May 19, 2007 0

Here’s your parenting task: Imagine that your child is now a grown-up (which is defined by most psychologists as at least twenty-one years old). I realize that for some of you this is easy–your

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FOX NEWS: Should Schools Do Random Drug Testing of Students? May 20, 5:48 pm EST

FOX NEWS: Should Schools Do Random Drug Testing of Students? May 20, 5:48 pm EST

Michele Borba May 19, 2007 0

The American Academy of Pediatrics votes no. The President of the United States votes yes. And then there are schools, school boards, counselors, communities and parents–and their votes vary. Los Angeles Times today published

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Why Making Time for You Is the Best Mother Secret and Easy Ways to Do It

Why Making Time for You Is the Best Mother Secret and Easy Ways to Do It

Michele Borba May 13, 2007 0

Of course we love our kids, and we’ll do anything (and everything) for them. But the fact is we can’t lose sight of our own needs. It’s what helps us feel rejuvenated so we

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The Pulse on Mothering: iVillage Motherhood Survey

The Pulse on Mothering: iVillage Motherhood Survey

Michele Borba May 9, 2007 0

Okay, I confess–anytime a survey about motherhood is released I’m one of those types that devours the results. I’m always looking to see if there really (I mean really) will be any scintillating new

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