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7 Steps to a Calmer, Less-Yelling Family

7 Steps to a Calmer, Less-Yelling Family

Michele Borba November 26, 2013 Comments Off on 7 Steps to a Calmer, Less-Yelling Family

Let’s face it, these last few days have been a stressful roller coaster ride as we watch the economy tumble and job market become scarcer.  My email box has been flooded with notes from concerned

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How to Wean Kids from TV and Video Games and Back Into L.I.F.E.

How to Wean Kids from TV and Video Games and Back Into L.I.F.E.

Michele Borba November 21, 2013 Comments Off on How to Wean Kids from TV and Video Games and Back Into L.I.F.E.

Overlooked dangers of raising a generation of plugged-in couch potatoes. Parenting tips to help kids find healthier alternatives and discover “life beyond the remote” that I shared on the TODAY show REALITY CHECK:  •

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Helping Kids Communicate the “Old Fashion Way”

Helping Kids Communicate the “Old Fashion Way”

Michele Borba May 31, 2013 Comments Off on Helping Kids Communicate the “Old Fashion Way”

Tips to help our digital natives learn to talk-not text-and even converse! Here’s the hot parenting question for today (at least the one I’m asked quite frequently): “How do you boost communication skills with

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The Fine Art of Disciplining Other People’s Kids

Michele Borba October 26, 2012 Comments Off on The Fine Art of Disciplining Other People’s Kids

Do’s and don’ts when it comes to dealing with other parent’s ill-mannered and ill-behaved kids in a modern-day sometimes too-litigious world When I was growing up and misbehaved I was set straight by the

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ADHD Kids and Bullying Vulnerability

ADHD Kids and Bullying Vulnerability

Michele Borba December 20, 2011 Comments Off on ADHD Kids and Bullying Vulnerability

Why ADHD boosts vulnerability to bullying; solutions for parents and educators of special needs children. I had pleasure of speaking with Peggy Dolan from the Edge Foundation who does wonderful work on coaching students with

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When Bullying Intensifies

Michele Borba November 1, 2011 Comments Off on When Bullying Intensifies

How to work with the school to create a safety plan for your child when bullying continues and previous efforts fail You know your child is being bullied. You talked to your child or

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Getting Kids to Open Up

Michele Borba August 17, 2010 Comments Off on Getting Kids to Open Up

Parenting advice that helps kids open up, talk more, and let us know what’s going on in their world Before I had kids, I was a teacher. I know probably figured out that there

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