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8 Ways to Nurture Our Adolescents’ Amazing Neuroplastic Brains

8 Ways to Nurture Our Adolescents’ Amazing Neuroplastic Brains

admin October 3, 2016 Comments Off on 8 Ways to Nurture Our Adolescents’ Amazing Neuroplastic Brains

Thomas Armstrong, Ph.D. is the Executive Director of the American Institute for Learning and Human Development, and an award-winning author and speaker who has been an educator for over forty years. Over one million

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7 Biggest Discipline Mistakes and Simple Solutions to Change Kids’ Behavior

7 Biggest Discipline Mistakes and Simple Solutions to Change Kids’ Behavior

Michele Borba January 12, 2015 Comments Off on 7 Biggest Discipline Mistakes and Simple Solutions to Change Kids’ Behavior

You may be surprised to discover what you’re doing wrong to turn that behavior around Note to my readers: Over the past years I’ve been on a mission to find the best solutions in

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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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The “Whining” Cure

The “Whining” Cure

Michele Borba January 17, 2014 Comments Off on The “Whining” Cure

Want to be a calmer parent? Here’s how to break your kid’s annoying habit—whining-once and for all!  As any parent knows, whining is one of the most irritating of kids’ habits. And although the

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Top 10 Behavior Principles Parent Should Know

Michele Borba September 9, 2010 Comments Off on Top 10 Behavior Principles Parent Should Know

Worried about your child’s behavior? Not getting the results you hope? Then maybe–just maybe–the strategies you’re using aren’t based on solid research. Bad behaviors can be changed if parents remember to apply ten basic

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Behavior Turnarounds – 5 tips I shared with Al Roker on TODAY this am

Michele Borba May 6, 2010 Comments Off on Behavior Turnarounds – 5 tips I shared with Al Roker on TODAY this am

One thing has never changed: kids will be kids and that means that do sometimes misbehave. Though there are no quick-fix behavior cures or sure-proof ways to raise well-behaved kids, research shows certain strategies

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Michele Borba Blog: 10 discipline secrets all parents should know

Michele Borba January 2, 2010 Comments Off on Michele Borba Blog: 10 discipline secrets all parents should know

Let’s face it, raising kids is never easy, and especially so these days. We lie awake agonizing over our parenting skills and questioning our choices. (Okay.. not you, but the parent next door, right?)

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How to Stop Whining and Nagging

Michele Borba September 2, 2009 Comments Off on How to Stop Whining and Nagging

REALITY CHECK: Did you know that the average kid whines or nags nine times–and then we give in? The lesson: Watch out – our kids know which buttons to push. Don’t let your kid

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Parenting Mistake 3. Setting Unrealistic Expectations

Michele Borba June 28, 2009 Comments Off on Parenting Mistake 3. Setting Unrealistic Expectations

This week I’m blogging about common parenting mistakes that we may making –and usually quite unintentionally. Being aware of them and changing our response can make a significance difference on our children’s behavior, attitude

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Parent Mistakes 2: Not Using The Right Words the Right Way

Michele Borba June 27, 2009 Comments Off on Parent Mistakes 2: Not Using The Right Words the Right Way

This week I’ll be sharing common parenting mistakes that we unintentionally make with our children. Here is the second mistake I shared with Natalie Morales on the TODAY show.  PARENTING MISTAKE 2. Not Using

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