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6 tips to help ease back-to-school jitters

6 tips to help ease back-to-school jitters

Michele Borba September 3, 2014 Comments Off on 6 tips to help ease back-to-school jitters

You’ve bought the school supplies, sharpened the pencils and packed the lunches, but have you prepared your children for dealing with back-to-school jitters? Many kids experience a surge in anxiety as they meet their

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Easing Kid Homesickness for Summer Sleepovers or Camp

Easing Kid Homesickness for Summer Sleepovers or Camp

Michele Borba July 11, 2014 Comments Off on Easing Kid Homesickness for Summer Sleepovers or Camp

Parenting tips to help kids feel more confident away from home sweet home –whether it be a camp, sleepover, or playdate–based on the latest research Mooommm… I want to come home! NOW! But can’t you

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How to Say Goodbye to Your College Bound Teen

How to Say Goodbye to Your College Bound Teen

Michele Borba June 24, 2014 Comments Off on How to Say Goodbye to Your College Bound Teen

Parenting advice for before, during, and after your teen’s move from home and off to college for a positive send-off After all the test-taking, application filling, essay editing, campus touring, and acceptance-waiting, the big event is

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Easing Young Children’s Separation Anxiety

Easing Young Children’s Separation Anxiety

Michele Borba October 13, 2013 Comments Off on Easing Young Children’s Separation Anxiety

Tips to say goodbye and help kids feel more secure in your absence Dear Dr. Borba, I’m starting back to work a couple days a week and I’m in a panic. My toddler clings

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Parent Guide to Make Back to School More Positive and Less Jittery for Kids

Parent Guide to Make Back to School More Positive and Less Jittery for Kids

Michele Borba August 11, 2013 Comments Off on Parent Guide to Make Back to School More Positive and Less Jittery for Kids

Parenting tips to ease jitters, smooth transitions and make heading back to school less scary for kids Heading back to school is exciting for most kids but can be a bit traumatic for others.

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Easing Back-to-School Jitters

Easing Back-to-School Jitters

Michele Borba August 16, 2010 Comments Off on Easing Back-to-School Jitters

Parenting advice I shared with Matt Lauer this morning on the TODAY show: ways to help reduce kid’s back to school jitters, minimize anxieties and ease those transitions so they can focus on the

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Michele Borba: How to know if your kid is really ready to fly alone (yes alone)

Michele Borba: How to know if your kid is really ready to fly alone (yes alone)

Michele Borba July 5, 2010 Comments Off on Michele Borba: How to know if your kid is really ready to fly alone (yes alone)

Thinking of having your kid fly alone to visit someone or going off to camp this summer? A review of last year’s news may make you want to rethink your plans. Here’s a recap:

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Helping Shyer Kids

Helping Shyer Kids

Michele Borba February 18, 2010 Comments Off on Helping Shyer Kids

Parenting advice to help your shyer, more sensitive kids feel more comfortable in social settings and join in the fun of life QUESTION: “We have an eleven-year-old son who is extremely shy. Whenever we

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Michele Borba: How Do I Help My Shy Child? Sneakpeek at The BIG Book of #Parenting Solutions

Michele Borba: How Do I Help My Shy Child? Sneakpeek at The BIG Book of #Parenting Solutions

Michele Borba August 23, 2009 Comments Off on Michele Borba: How Do I Help My Shy Child? Sneakpeek at The BIG Book of #Parenting Solutions

Michele Borba REALITY CHECK: Though chances our your child was born with a shyer temperament, Jerome Kagan, Yale’s foremost child development expert, proves biology is not destiny. Those parents who encouraged their shyer children

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