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Helping Kids Be Less Likely to Be Rejected

Helping Kids Be Less Likely to Be Rejected

Michele Borba January 31, 2016 Comments Off on Helping Kids Be Less Likely to Be Rejected

All children are turned down by friends–even the most popular kids! Researchers found in a study of second and third graders that 26 percent of the time, even the most well-liked children in the

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Helping Kids Fit In to a New School and Make Friends

Michele Borba August 23, 2013 Comments Off on Helping Kids Fit In to a New School and Make Friends

  Parenting tips to help kids  fit into a new classroom, school, neighborhood or social scene Adjusting to any new social scene can isn’t always easy. But having all new classmates, transitioning to a

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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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Teaching Kids to Apologize

Michele Borba December 8, 2012 Comments Off on Teaching Kids to Apologize

Five steps to help kids learn the lost art of saying “I’m sorry.” The steps work for adults, too!  Have you noticed how apologizing has become almost a lost art these days? A great

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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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10 Worst Things Parents Do to Ruin Kids’ Social Lives

10 Worst Things Parents Do to Ruin Kids’ Social Lives

Michele Borba January 9, 2010 Comments Off on 10 Worst Things Parents Do to Ruin Kids’ Social Lives

Let’s face it, friends play an enormous part of our children’s self-esteem and success quotient for life. I’m often asked whether parents really can influence their children’s ability to make friends. My answer is

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