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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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Plugged-in Kids Losing Quality Family Time and Empathy

Michele Borba May 20, 2012 Comments Off on Plugged-in Kids Losing Quality Family Time and Empathy

The unique challenges and the solutions for parenting today’s digital kids REALITY CHECK: Reports reveal new concerns about today’s “plugged-in” kids and how technology may rob them of face-to-face interaction, jeopardize empathy, social skills

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Parenting Cyber-Kids: Knowing How to Monitor Their Online Activity

Michele Borba March 15, 2012 Comments Off on Parenting Cyber-Kids: Knowing How to Monitor Their Online Activity

Tips I shared on the TODAY show to help parents monitor their  kids online behavior to boost Internet safety and curb inappropriate online activity Kid Internet access is now everywhere–from laptops, to television screens,

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Stress Management for Moms

Michele Borba January 26, 2012 Comments Off on Stress Management for Moms

6 proven parenting stress busters I shared on TODAY for the sake of our health and our kids’ well-being Let’s face it, “Mommying” has always been stressful, so it should be no surprise that

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Taming Temper Tantrums

Michele Borba November 17, 2011 Comments Off on Taming Temper Tantrums

What research says are best ways to curb a tantrum before, during and after the storm. The tips I shared on TODAY Show Temper tantrums—those annoying kid wails and frails and meltdowns—are common. Studies

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Talking to Teens about Suicide and Depression

Michele Borba April 26, 2011 Comments Off on Talking to Teens about Suicide and Depression

The mothers of two 14-year-old girls who killed themselves in a suicide pact spoke to TODAY’s Matt Lauer about their heartbreak today, saying their daughters had been victims of cyberbullying and suffered from depression —

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Parenting Cyber-Kids in a Digital Age

Michele Borba March 7, 2011 Comments Off on Parenting Cyber-Kids in a Digital Age

Parenting advice to help us monitor and stay involved in our kids’ online world and increase their safety. Shocking statistics that confirm that we better supervise closer, the difference between monitoring and spying,  and

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US Kids’ Mental Health Hits Record Low

Michele Borba February 17, 2011 Comments Off on US Kids’ Mental Health Hits Record Low

The Kids Are NOT All Right Folks! Report shows U.S. college freshman stress hitting record high levels and their mental health plummeting to a 25 year all-time low. Findings and solutions I shared on

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Raising Only Children

Michele Borba January 27, 2011 Comments Off on Raising Only Children

What research says on how onlies turn out and parenting advice for raising the fastest growing kid breed. Tips I shared on NBC TODAY Your Trivia Pursuit question of the day: “What do these

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Parenting in a Digital World Series: Part I

Michele Borba January 24, 2011 Comments Off on Parenting in a Digital World Series: Part I

A special report on the impact of technology on our children and advice for parenting our Generation Text kids in today’s digital world. Reality Check: The average 8 to 18 year old is now

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