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42 Ways to Raise a Kind Child

42 Ways to Raise a Kind Child

admin June 21, 2016 Comments Off on 42 Ways to Raise a Kind Child

  Empathy is the ability to identify with and feel for another person. It’s the powerful quality that halts violent and cruel behavior and urges us to treat others kindly. Empathy emerges naturally and

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Talking to Kids About Tragedies

Talking to Kids About Tragedies

Michele Borba June 13, 2016 Comments Off on Talking to Kids About Tragedies

“Dear Dr. Borba: My eight-year old is so upset by the terrorist attack in Orlando. He saw the television news. Now he’s afraid to let me out of his sight and cried when his daddy left for

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10 Ways to Raise a Moral Child

10 Ways to Raise a Moral Child

Michele Borba February 1, 2016 Comments Off on 10 Ways to Raise a Moral Child

Let’s play “Back to the Future” and pretend it’s twenty-five years from now. Your kids are grown, and they’re healthy and happy. (What we all hope, right?) So here’s your key question to contemplate

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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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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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How to Create a Moral Legacy for Your Children

Michele Borba July 3, 2012 Comments Off on How to Create a Moral Legacy for Your Children

REALITY CHECK:  “Results-Driven Parenting” is what I call using how you choose to respond and what you choose to reinforce in your daily interactions with your children to produce real and lasting change in

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How to Build a Kid With a Conscience

Michele Borba October 14, 2011 Comments Off on How to Build a Kid With a Conscience

Being fair and kind can be cultivated in our children. I’m in Cincinnati at the invitation of the Summit Day Country School to speak with teachers and parents about how to raise goodness in

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Raising Respectful Children: Solutions to Youth Disrespect Crisis

Michele Borba December 20, 2010 Comments Off on Raising Respectful Children: Solutions to Youth Disrespect Crisis

Troubling data revealing a breakdown of civility and respect in today’s youth. Parenting advice to turn that trend around and raise respectful children. “RESPECT: Showing you value others by treating them in a courteous and

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