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How to Raise a Good Kid: 10 Strategies that Build Strong Character

How to Raise a Good Kid: 10 Strategies that Build Strong Character

Michele Borba July 12, 2010 Comments Off on How to Raise a Good Kid: 10 Strategies that Build Strong Character

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. They’ve now come back for a family reunion. Here’s the key question:

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Michele Borba: Week’s top 5 parenting news (it’s good, bad & ugly)

Michele Borba: Week’s top 5 parenting news (it’s good, bad & ugly)

Michele Borba June 14, 2010 Comments Off on Michele Borba: Week’s top 5 parenting news (it’s good, bad & ugly)

It was an “interesting” week when it came to parenting stories. Findings from a Ohio State University study revealed how club membership may help reduce risky youth behavior. A new book out offers clues

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The Middle Kid Advantage

The Middle Kid Advantage

Michele Borba June 13, 2010 Comments Off on The Middle Kid Advantage

REALITY CHECK: What the research really says about those “stuck in the middle kids” and using the results to raise them. Have more than two kids?  Then chances are you’ve heard one of these

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Raising Caring Kids

Raising Caring Kids

Michele Borba June 11, 2010 Comments Off on Raising Caring Kids

Parenting advice based on research-based tips to help us raise the kind-hearted kid every parent (oh how I hope!) wants Most parents instinctively want their children to develop a strong moral character and to

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Kid Conscience-Stretching

Kid Conscience-Stretching

Michele Borba May 25, 2010 Comments Off on Kid Conscience-Stretching

Every parent’s first concern is the same: “Is my baby healthy?” This question is one that doctors usually can answer. Another big question is far more difficult: “Will my child become a good and

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Michele Borba: Ellen Galinsky’s Mind in the Making- absolute MUST read that will change lives

Michele Borba: Ellen Galinsky’s Mind in the Making- absolute MUST read that will change lives

Michele Borba May 16, 2010 Comments Off on Michele Borba: Ellen Galinsky’s Mind in the Making- absolute MUST read that will change lives

Let me start with full disclosure: I adore Ellen Galinsky’s work. I’ve read all her books, follow her on twitter, love her website, Mindinthemaking.org, and have been an avid fan of the Families and Work

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Behavior Turnarounds – 5 tips I shared with Al Roker on TODAY this am

Behavior Turnarounds – 5 tips I shared with Al Roker on TODAY this am

Michele Borba May 6, 2010 Comments Off on Behavior Turnarounds – 5 tips I shared with Al Roker on TODAY this am

One thing has never changed: kids will be kids and that means that do sometimes misbehave. Though there are no quick-fix behavior cures or sure-proof ways to raise well-behaved kids, research shows certain strategies

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