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Reducing Test Anxiety

Reducing Test Anxiety

Michele Borba January 30, 2016 Comments Off on Reducing Test Anxiety

How to curb kid test jitters, get ready for those tests, improve scores, and know if it’s time to seek medical advice One of kids more dreaded four-letter words: T.E.S.T. These days it seems even

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7 Simple, Science-Backed Ways to Boost School Success

7 Simple, Science-Backed Ways to Boost School Success

Michele Borba August 8, 2014 Comments Off on 7 Simple, Science-Backed Ways to Boost School Success

Academic success impacts our children for the rest of their life: it influences their self-esteem, college selections, job attainment, financial success, and even their choice of spouses. It’s no wonder we go great lengths

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Helping Disorganized Kids Become Organized

Helping Disorganized Kids Become Organized

Michele Borba January 18, 2014 Comments Off on Helping Disorganized Kids Become Organized

Parenting advice to help disorganized, forgetful kids get organized and for kids with shorter attention spans who need to “reclutter” and learn routines “My daughter is sweet and loving but hopelessly disorganized. I’m always

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Quirky Kids: When to Worry, Seek Help, Get a Label or Just Chill

Quirky Kids: When to Worry, Seek Help, Get a Label or Just Chill

Michele Borba November 23, 2012 Comments Off on Quirky Kids: When to Worry, Seek Help, Get a Label or Just Chill

Of course we worry about our kids. It’s only natural to do so. We love our children more than life itself and want them to be happy and successful, and when they aren’t it

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Helping Kids Cool Hot Tempers

Helping Kids Cool Hot Tempers

Michele Borba November 9, 2012 Comments Off on Helping Kids Cool Hot Tempers

Teaching kids to identify their body alarms and learn healthy ways to control anger   “I tried to stay calm, but it was too late!” “I wish I could tell when I’m about to

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7 Ways to Boost Kids’ Emotional Intelligence

7 Ways to Boost Kids’ Emotional Intelligence

Michele Borba January 16, 2011 Comments Off on 7 Ways to Boost Kids’ Emotional Intelligence

Research shows that boosting our children’s emotional intelligence and ability to read nonverbal cues can enhance their ability to fit in, get along, bounce back and handle life. Did you know that most of

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ADHD on Rise? Report finds 1 in 10 kids with attention deficit

ADHD on Rise? Report finds 1 in 10 kids with attention deficit

Michele Borba November 17, 2010 Comments Off on ADHD on Rise? Report finds 1 in 10 kids with attention deficit

Parenting advice to help you know the signs of ADHD, the difference between ADHD and ADD, what to expect age by age, and when to seek help for your child. A government survey released

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5 Answers About School Problems

5 Answers About School Problems

Michele Borba September 28, 2010 Comments Off on 5 Answers About School Problems

NBC is featuring a week-long focus on education. This morning on the TODAY show parents had the opportunity to call, email or skype in parenting questions about their children’s education. I appeared as the

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Michele Borba Blog: Helping kids learn to take tests, reduce jitters and boost scores

Michele Borba Blog: Helping kids learn to take tests, reduce jitters and boost scores

Michele Borba February 5, 2010 Comments Off on Michele Borba Blog: Helping kids learn to take tests, reduce jitters and boost scores

It’s that time again for one of kids more dreaded four-letter    words: T.E.S.T. These days it seems even for many kids even  if they’ve studied hard and done their homework when test  day

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Michele Borba: Autism now 1 in 91 kids-Do you know the signs of autism spectrum disorder?

Michele Borba: Autism now 1 in 91 kids-Do you know the signs of autism spectrum disorder?

Michele Borba October 10, 2009 Comments Off on Michele Borba: Autism now 1 in 91 kids-Do you know the signs of autism spectrum disorder?

REALITY CHECK: A new study out this week estimates that one in every 91 children in the U.S. ages 3 to 17 has an autism spectrum disorder. That report increases the current estimate of

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