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7 Practices That Nurture Respect In Children

7 Practices That Nurture Respect In Children

Michele Borba March 14, 2015 Comments Off on 7 Practices That Nurture Respect In Children

Though most teachers admit that there are some students they never forget, the same is true about parents. I vividly remember a mother of one of my students all because of the way she

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5 Ways a Mom’s Self Confidence Affects Her Daughter’s Self Confidence

5 Ways a Mom’s Self Confidence Affects Her Daughter’s Self Confidence

Michele Borba January 12, 2015 Comments Off on 5 Ways a Mom’s Self Confidence Affects Her Daughter’s Self Confidence

If you could give your daughter one quality that would most enhance her chance for leading a successful life–what would it be? Many experts say the greatest gift is positive self-belief. It turns out that

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How to Raise A “CAN DO” Kid

How to Raise A “CAN DO” Kid

Michele Borba January 20, 2014 Comments Off on How to Raise A “CAN DO” Kid

Parenting tips to help nurture self-esteem and positive attitudes in our children and teens If you could give your children a quality that would enhance their chances for leading successful, meaningful and fulfilling lives,

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Dangers of Over-Praising Kids

Michele Borba March 13, 2013 Comments Off on Dangers of Over-Praising Kids

Are you a praise-aholic parent? Beware, new research shows the wrong praise cab decrease kid self-esteem, motivation, effort, and achievement. How to use praise the “right way.”  “Atta girl!” “Super, sweetie!” “Good job!” “You’re

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The Dangers of Over-Sexualized Images On Young Girls

The Dangers of Over-Sexualized Images On Young Girls

Michele Borba May 24, 2012 Comments Off on The Dangers of Over-Sexualized Images On Young Girls

How to counter “Too Much, Too Soon, Too Sleazy” ads aimed at our daughters and raise healthier girls from the inside out Thongs undies for toddlers. Push-up bras for eight-year olds. Sneakers to “tone”

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9 Tips to Help Shyer Kids

Michele Borba January 30, 2011 Comments Off on 9 Tips to Help Shyer Kids

Parenting advice to help shyer, sensitive, timid kids feel more comfortable and gain confidence in social situations “You go ahead without me.” “I’m afraid to raise my hand.” “I’d rather be by myself.” “Please

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Countering A Too Sexy, Too Soon Culture for Our Daughters

Michele Borba January 29, 2011 Comments Off on Countering A Too Sexy, Too Soon Culture for Our Daughters

Parenting advice to raise strong, secure girls from the inside out and counter those racy, raunchy “what you have to look like” type images that rob self-esteem These days it’s almost impossible to not

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Michele Borba Blog: Boosting Kids’ Success Quotients by Building Positive Self-Beliefs

Michele Borba March 23, 2010 Comments Off on Michele Borba Blog: Boosting Kids’ Success Quotients by Building Positive Self-Beliefs

Regardless of what state or country I’m in, the question I’m asked most frequently by parents at my workshops is, “What’s the most important thing I can do to help my child succeed?” For

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Eating Disorders in Children and Teens

Michele Borba February 7, 2010 Comments Off on Eating Disorders in Children and Teens

Parenting advice to help you identify the early signs of an eating disorder in children and what to do is you suspect your daughter (or son) has one “An eating disorder? Impossible!” “Not my

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Michele Borba: Parenting Alert-Fashion Magazines Affect Our Daughters’ Physical & Emotional Health

Michele Borba October 16, 2009 Comments Off on Michele Borba: Parenting Alert-Fashion Magazines Affect Our Daughters’ Physical & Emotional Health

Warning:  I’m ticked–or just darn-right over-the-top disgusted–about two recent events in the fashion world. First up there was top fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld’s attack on the women’s magazine, Brigitte decision to start using “normal-size

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