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Easing Kid Worries About Our Unpredictable World

Easing Kid Worries About Our Unpredictable World

Michele Borba March 24, 2016 Comments Off on Easing Kid Worries About Our Unpredictable World

Parenting advice to reduce our kids’ worries about a sometimes mean, scary, unpredictable world and curb the growing “Mean World Syndrome” Terrorism. ISIS. Bombings. Beheadings. War. School shootings. Pedophiles. Cyberbullying. Kidnappings. Global warming. Tsunamis.

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How to Teach Kids: “Kindness Wins”

admin February 22, 2016 Comments Off on How to Teach Kids: “Kindness Wins”

New book shows how to raise our children to be kind both online and off.  “Teaching kids that their online actions, words, and shares can have an impact on themselves breeds responsibility. But teaching

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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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36 Ways To Nurture Kids’ Character

36 Ways To Nurture Kids’ Character

Michele Borba January 31, 2016 Comments Off on 36 Ways To Nurture Kids’ Character

The family is the first school of virtue, so make sure you’re schooling your child in the lessons of character. Hundreds of years ago Aristotle, the Greek philosopher, said that the best way to teach

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Seven Ways to Build Strong Character and Integrity in Children

Seven Ways to Build Strong Character and Integrity in Children

Michele Borba February 3, 2015 Comments Off on Seven Ways to Build Strong Character and Integrity in Children

Wondering what can you do to help your kids counter negative influences and stand up for what they know is right? The answer is to nurture a solid moral core that will guide them

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Top 10 Reasons to Build Our Children’s Moral IQs

Top 10 Reasons to Build Our Children’s Moral IQs

Michele Borba December 10, 2013 Comments Off on Top 10 Reasons to Build Our Children’s Moral IQs

Moral Intelligence is what helps youth act right with or without our guidance, and the best news is that this critical intelligence can be nurtured, modeled, reinforced and taught. Here are my 10 reasons

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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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25 Ways to Help Your Students Learn Responsibility

25 Ways to Help Your Students Learn Responsibility

Michele Borba December 3, 2013 Comments Off on 25 Ways to Help Your Students Learn Responsibility

“Taking responsibility means never blaming anyone else for anything you are being, doing, having or feeling.” ~ Susan Jeffers RESPONSIBILITY is one of the most desirable character traits. It means being accountable, dependable and trustworthy.

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Top 10 Reasons We Must Build Our Children’s Moral IQ

Michele Borba July 7, 2012 Comments Off on Top 10 Reasons We Must Build Our Children’s Moral IQ

OUR REALITY CHECK: Moral Intelligence is what helps our children act right with or without our guidance, and the best news is that this critical and too often overlooked intelligence can be taught.  Let’s

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