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Identity Crisis: A Great New YA Book

Identity Crisis: A Great New YA Book

admin February 25, 2016 Comments Off on Identity Crisis: A Great New YA Book

Books have always been one of the best ways to tug at our children’s hearts, help them explore new worlds and possibilities and also examine their own ideas or views. Finding the right book

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3 Skills That Teach Resourcefulness

3 Skills That Teach Resourcefulness

Michele Borba February 18, 2016 Comments Off on 3 Skills That Teach Resourcefulness

Three crucial and teachable skills that help kids become self-reliant, resourceful and resilient. Raising your child to become independent is among your most important parenting tasks. After all, one of your key goals is

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How to Raise An Assertive Child

How to Raise An Assertive Child

Michele Borba February 16, 2016 Comments Off on How to Raise An Assertive Child

Let’s face it. It’s a tougher time to be growing up, and the data confirms it. Bullying is fiercer. Peer pressure is tougher. Kids are also more aggressive at younger ages. Girls are meaner.

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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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Discipline That Teaches Kids to Care

Discipline That Teaches Kids to Care

Michele Borba January 31, 2014 Comments Off on Discipline That Teaches Kids to Care

Barbara watched her son, Aaron, and his neighbor friend, Brent, play basketball. Just then the phone rang. Aaron ran to answer it and was back within seconds telling Brent, “Hey, Jack just called. He

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Getting Smart About Teens and Medicine Abuse

Michele Borba September 17, 2012 Comments Off on Getting Smart About Teens and Medicine Abuse

The Medicine Abuse Project Launches Initiative to End Growing Epidemic: National Action Campaign Will Prevent Half a Million Teens from Abusing Medicine in Five Years Did you know that today in the United States, 2,000

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Secrets to Thawing a Teen’s Cold Shoulder to Rebuild Your Relationship

Michele Borba June 11, 2012 Comments Off on Secrets to Thawing a Teen’s Cold Shoulder to Rebuild Your Relationship

Parenting advice to open up communication, rebuild a relationship with your teen or know what to do when your son or daughter starts to pull away and give you the cold shoulder   Let’s

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A School Compassion Club

Michele Borba April 22, 2012 Comments Off on A School Compassion Club

How a high school student is making a difference about bullying Last month I worked in Germany on United States Army and Air Force Garrisons. My role was to inservice staff, parents, child advocates,

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College Depression: Crucial parental checks before your teen heads back

Michele Borba December 29, 2011 Comments Off on College Depression: Crucial parental checks before your teen heads back

Parent Alert: College mental health crisis and signs your teen may be depressed or at risk of dropping out Your son or daughter is back from college for the holidays! He or she spent

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Girls Binging, Drinking to Reduce Stress

Michele Borba February 24, 2011 Comments Off on Girls Binging, Drinking to Reduce Stress

Research shows a disturbing trend: girls are drinking and binging more to reduce stress. Parenting solutions to help young girls Think drinking is only a “boy” problem? Data from the Partnership for a Drug-Free

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