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Are You OVER-Parenting?? And if you are, how to step back

Are You OVER-Parenting?? And if you are, how to step back

Michele Borba July 23, 2014 Comments Off on Are You OVER-Parenting?? And if you are, how to step back

Have we become a nation of parents obsessed with doing everything for our kids to ensure they’ll turn out right? A number of experts are suggesting it’s time for parents to loosen their grip,

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Conflict Resolution for Kids

Conflict Resolution for Kids

Michele Borba March 26, 2014 Comments Off on Conflict Resolution for Kids

REALITY CHECK: Did you know that tweens and teens say one of their biggest daily challenges are conflicts with peers? Did you also know that a survey of hundreds of children found that a

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7 Deadly Questions to NEVER Ask Teens and Why

7 Deadly Questions to NEVER Ask Teens and Why

Michele Borba January 20, 2014 Comments Off on 7 Deadly Questions to NEVER Ask Teens and Why

Toxic adults communication stoppers that are guaranteed to turn teens off – and your better response to keep them talking Let’s face it, talking with an adolescent can be like walking through a minefield.

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How to Raise A “CAN DO” Kid

How to Raise A “CAN DO” Kid

Michele Borba January 20, 2014 Comments Off on How to Raise A “CAN DO” Kid

Parenting tips to help nurture self-esteem and positive attitudes in our children and teens If you could give your children a quality that would enhance their chances for leading successful, meaningful and fulfilling lives,

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Teaching Kids Sportsmanship Both On & Off the Field

Teaching Kids Sportsmanship Both On & Off the Field

Michele Borba January 14, 2014 Comments Off on Teaching Kids Sportsmanship Both On & Off the Field

Watching any kid be a poor loser is embarrassing, but when the kid is yours it’s darn right humiliating. Sure, the kid may be the best violinist in the orchestra, have the highest grade

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Proven Benefits of Getting Kids to Write Thank Yous

Proven Benefits of Getting Kids to Write Thank Yous

Michele Borba December 26, 2013 Comments Off on Proven Benefits of Getting Kids to Write Thank Yous

Fun ways to get kids to write those thank you notes …without whines … and the proven value of doing so! (It’s worth it!!)  Did you know that writing a “thank you” note is a simple, proven way

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11 Driving Tips That May Save Your Teen’s Life

11 Driving Tips That May Save Your Teen’s Life

Michele Borba December 24, 2013 Comments Off on 11 Driving Tips That May Save Your Teen’s Life

REALITY CHECK: Nearly 10,000 youths have died as passengers in car crashes. Of those crashes, 54% were riding with a teen driver. Car crashes are the leading cause of death for tweens and teens.

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7 Cyber “Don’ts” That Help Keep Kids and Teen Safer Online

7 Cyber “Don’ts” That Help Keep Kids and Teen Safer Online

Michele Borba December 14, 2013 Comments Off on 7 Cyber “Don’ts” That Help Keep Kids and Teen Safer Online

REALITY CHECK: One survey found that half of three thousand U.S. children surveyed during the previous six months said they or someone they know had been victims or guilty of cyberbullying. Talk to your

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3 Steps to Reduce Stress in Kids

3 Steps to Reduce Stress in Kids

Michele Borba December 8, 2013 Comments Off on 3 Steps to Reduce Stress in Kids

Parenting advice to help kids and teens learn healthy ways to handle stress Think stress is just for adults? Not these days. Stress builds and there goes those happy family memories. REALITY CHECK: Research finds

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