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Raising Self-Reliant, Independent Kids (Part II)

Raising Self-Reliant, Independent Kids (Part II)

Michele Borba February 20, 2016 Comments Off on Raising Self-Reliant, Independent Kids (Part II)

In my last post (3 Skills That Teach Resourcefulness) I described three skills (brainstorming, self-reliance, and decision making) that help kids become resourceful and resilient. Here are three more essential and teachable skills (how to negotiate

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Easing Kid Homesickness for Summer Sleepovers or Camp

Easing Kid Homesickness for Summer Sleepovers or Camp

Michele Borba July 11, 2014 Comments Off on Easing Kid Homesickness for Summer Sleepovers or Camp

Parenting tips to help kids feel more confident away from home sweet home –whether it be a camp, sleepover, or playdate–based on the latest research Mooommm… I want to come home! NOW! But can’t you

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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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Raising Kinder Kids in a Crueler World

Michele Borba January 10, 2011 Comments Off on Raising Kinder Kids in a Crueler World

Proven tips to nurture compassion children and reduce peer cruelty Last fall I was on the East Coast helping a small school district implement a character education program. My first meeting was with a

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