Stress »

Signs of Stress in Children and Teens

Signs of Stress in Children and Teens

Michele Borba September 23, 2020 Comments Off on Signs of Stress in Children and Teens

Dr. Michele Borba shares common signs of stress in children and teens

Read More »
Parent Mid-Year School Check-Up to Ensure Kid Success

Parent Mid-Year School Check-Up to Ensure Kid Success

Michele Borba January 3, 2019 Comments Off on Parent Mid-Year School Check-Up to Ensure Kid Success

Seven items parents should check now to improve their kid’s learning success mid-year and counter a potential dip Mid-year is when parents alike have a good idea about how their kids are doing in school

Read More »
8 Ways to Nurture Our Adolescents’ Amazing Neuroplastic Brains

8 Ways to Nurture Our Adolescents’ Amazing Neuroplastic Brains

admin October 3, 2016 Comments Off on 8 Ways to Nurture Our Adolescents’ Amazing Neuroplastic Brains

Thomas Armstrong, Ph.D. is the Executive Director of the American Institute for Learning and Human Development, and an award-winning author and speaker who has been an educator for over forty years. Over one million

Read More »
9 Ways to Help Kids Have a Stress-Free Summer 

9 Ways to Help Kids Have a Stress-Free Summer 

admin July 21, 2016 Comments Off on 9 Ways to Help Kids Have a Stress-Free Summer 

Join the #UnSelfie Project to Raise Kids with Empathy and Courage To Make a Better World Let’s be clear: our kids’ mental health is at stake and one inescapable reason is that they experienced a horrendous

Read More »
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

Read More »
Easing Kid Worries About Our Unpredictable World

Easing Kid Worries About Our Unpredictable World

Michele Borba March 24, 2016 Comments Off on Easing Kid Worries About Our Unpredictable World

Parenting advice to reduce our kids’ worries about a sometimes mean, scary, unpredictable world and curb the growing “Mean World Syndrome” Terrorism. ISIS. Bombings. Beheadings. War. School shootings. Pedophiles. Cyberbullying. Kidnappings. Global warming. Tsunamis.

Read More »
Seven Secrets for Calming Tempers

Seven Secrets for Calming Tempers

Michele Borba February 7, 2016 Comments Off on Seven Secrets for Calming Tempers

Sure, it’s great to be a parent, but it’s also one of the most stressful, exhausting roles on the planet. The fact is, meltdowns are inevitable in any home, and even more so these

Read More »
How to take the focus off gift-getting and back to the true spirit of the season

How to take the focus off gift-getting and back to the true spirit of the season

Michele Borba December 18, 2014 Comments Off on How to take the focus off gift-getting and back to the true spirit of the season

Spending TIME (not every dime) and helping your kids enjoy the holidays without splurging on them  In the midst of our lousy economy, many families have decided to take holiday spending down a notch

Read More »
6 tips to help ease back-to-school jitters

6 tips to help ease back-to-school jitters

Michele Borba September 3, 2014 Comments Off on 6 tips to help ease back-to-school jitters

You’ve bought the school supplies, sharpened the pencils and packed the lunches, but have you prepared your children for dealing with back-to-school jitters? Many kids experience a surge in anxiety as they meet their

Read More »

Rx Stimulant Abuse: Too Many Teens – And Their Parents! – Think It’s Okay

Michele Borba May 24, 2013 Comments Off on Rx Stimulant Abuse: Too Many Teens – And Their Parents! – Think It’s Okay

Midterms. Finals. College applications. It’s no secret that today’s teenagers are overwhelmed with pressure to succeed, both academically and socially. Expectations are high, and teens are turning to stimulant medications, like Adderall and Ritalin,

Read More »