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Depression in Young Children

Depression in Young Children

Michele Borba September 22, 2020 Comments Off on Depression in Young Children

New study finds that young children can be depressed and why we must know the signs Producers from the TV show, THE DOCTORS, asked me to share the signs of depression in young children

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Ending Chore Wars

Ending Chore Wars

Michele Borba February 3, 2016 Comments Off on Ending Chore Wars

Parenting advice to help kids learn to do household chores, boost responsibility muscles, and lend a hand without bickering. Really! Years ago I learned an important parenting secret from my girlfriend that I’ll never

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How to Get Kids to Listen…the First Time!

How to Get Kids to Listen…the First Time!

Michele Borba December 3, 2013 Comments Off on How to Get Kids to Listen…the First Time!

REALITY CHECK: Many experts say learning to listen is one of the most crucial habits our children need for handling life. Parenting for this change lays the foundation that fosters respectful communication as well

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Easing Young Children’s Separation Anxiety

Easing Young Children’s Separation Anxiety

Michele Borba October 13, 2013 Comments Off on Easing Young Children’s Separation Anxiety

Tips to say goodbye and help kids feel more secure in your absence Dear Dr. Borba, I’m starting back to work a couple days a week and I’m in a panic. My toddler clings

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12 (Not So) Surprising Benefits of Play

12 (Not So) Surprising Benefits of Play

Michele Borba October 1, 2013 Comments Off on 12 (Not So) Surprising Benefits of Play

Dozen benefits of child-directed (aka unscheduled, spontaneous) play for our stressed-out, over-supervised kids. Okay folks, I’m concerned. Over the last few weeks I’ve been reviewing studies involving children and play. “Shocked” and “disturbed” are the two

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Helping Kids Learn to Share

Michele Borba March 12, 2013 Comments Off on Helping Kids Learn to Share

10 secrets that help kids share,take turns and join the human race “It’s mine.” “But I had it first!” “I want a turn!” Sound familiar? All parents want their kids to “play nice” by

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How to Choose a Quality Day Care

Michele Borba February 26, 2013 Comments Off on How to Choose a Quality Day Care

Key findings about day care centers and the impact on our children’s development that I shared on TODAY that all parents and educators should know. And how to use those findings to help your

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Anger Management for Kids

Anger Management for Kids

Michele Borba January 7, 2013 Comments Off on Anger Management for Kids

Parenting advice if your child has anger issues or bullies due to inability to handle impulses. Tips to help  kids find healthier ways to control intense feelings, aggression and inappropriate outbursts Loses control Fights

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Michele Borba: Ellen Galinsky’s Mind in the Making- absolute MUST read that will change lives

Michele Borba May 16, 2010 Comments Off on Michele Borba: Ellen Galinsky’s Mind in the Making- absolute MUST read that will change lives

Let me start with full disclosure: I adore Ellen Galinsky’s work. I’ve read all her books, follow her on twitter, love her website, Mindinthemaking.org, and have been an avid fan of the Families and Work

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