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11 Ways to Help Kids Stand Up to Peer Pressure

11 Ways to Help Kids Stand Up to Peer Pressure

Michele Borba November 8, 2014 Comments Off on 11 Ways to Help Kids Stand Up to Peer Pressure

Parenting advice to help kids buck negative temptations and stand up to peers REALITY CHECK: A survey of 991 kids ages nine to fourteen revealed 36 percent feel pressure from peers to smoke marijuana, 40 percent

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7 Ways to Raise An Ethical Child

7 Ways to Raise An Ethical Child

Michele Borba December 4, 2013 Comments Off on 7 Ways to Raise An Ethical Child

Why we must nurture children’s hearts as well as minds: 7 ways to teach kids strong, ethical behavior and character in a decade of moral erosion This might as well go down in history

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How to Raise Assertive Kids Who Speak Up for Themselves and Others

How to Raise Assertive Kids Who Speak Up for Themselves and Others

Michele Borba May 14, 2013 Comments Off on How to Raise Assertive Kids Who Speak Up for Themselves and Others

  7 solutions to help kids develop self-confidence, buck peer pressure and speak up for themselves Let’s face it. It’s a hard time to be growing up, and the data confirms it. Bullying is

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Bully-Proofing Kids

Michele Borba January 23, 2011 Comments Off on Bully-Proofing Kids

Parenting advice to help your child be less likely to be bullied — what you and your child need to know REALITY CHECK: By some estimates, one in seven American schoolchildren is either a bully

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