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How to Talk To Kids About Scary News

How to Talk To Kids About Scary News

Michele Borba March 27, 2015 Comments Off on How to Talk To Kids About Scary News

Parenting advice I shared on the TODAY show on how to talk to kids about troubling news and reduce their fears and jitters about world events Tsunamis. Cyclones. War. ISIS beheadings. Nuclear meltdowns. Pilot

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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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Helping Kids Learn to Share

Helping Kids Learn to Share

Michele Borba March 12, 2013 Comments Off on Helping Kids Learn to Share

10 secrets that help kids share,take turns and join the human race “It’s mine.” “But I had it first!” “I want a turn!” Sound familiar? All parents want their kids to “play nice” by

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Teaching Sign Language to Toddlers

Teaching Sign Language to Toddlers

Michele Borba June 9, 2012 Comments Off on Teaching Sign Language to Toddlers

The proven benefits of teaching your baby sign language. Hint: It isn’t about boosting IQ, but enhancing Emotional IQ, bonding, communication, language, and reducing frustrations and how to communicate with your little one.  Last

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Taming Temper Tantrums

Taming Temper Tantrums

Michele Borba November 17, 2011 Comments Off on Taming Temper Tantrums

What research says are best ways to curb a tantrum before, during and after the storm. The tips I shared on TODAY Show Temper tantrums—those annoying kid wails and frails and meltdowns—are common. Studies

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Regaining Childhood: Parenting a “too fast, too soon” generation

Regaining Childhood: Parenting a “too fast, too soon” generation

Michele Borba April 12, 2011 Comments Off on Regaining Childhood: Parenting a “too fast, too soon” generation

REALITY CHECK: Thongs undies for preschoolers, periods at 7, push-up bras at 8, Botox at 16 all add up to missed childhoods if we don’t start parenting! Why we must put brakes on our

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Raising Only Children

Raising Only Children

Michele Borba January 27, 2011 Comments Off on Raising Only Children

What research says on how onlies turn out and parenting advice for raising the fastest growing kid breed. Tips I shared on NBC TODAY Your Trivia Pursuit question of the day: “What do these

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Curbing Toddler Frustrations and Tantrums

Curbing Toddler Frustrations and Tantrums

Michele Borba January 2, 2011 Comments Off on Curbing Toddler Frustrations and Tantrums

Parenting advice that helps reduce little ones’ frustrations and temper those tantrums (work for grown-ups, too!) that I shared on Dr. Phil REALITY CHECK: Did you know that research shows that the most active (and

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How to Choose the Right Day Care

How to Choose the Right Day Care

Michele Borba July 21, 2009 Comments Off on How to Choose the Right Day Care

By Michele Borba Of course you want a great day care for your child. But how to you know which facility is the best one for your child? My strongest recommendation: Observe a few.

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