About Michele Borba

Michele Borba, Ed.D. is an internationally renowned consultant, educational psychologist and recipient of the National Educator Award who has presented workshops to over a million participants worldwide. She is a recognized expert in parenting, bullying, youth violence, and character development and author of 22 books including her upcoming release, UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About Me World. She has appeared over 130 times on the TODAY show and is a frequent expert on national media including Dateline, The View, Dr. Oz, Anderson Cooper, CNN, Dr. Drew, and Dr. Phil. Visit her daily blog on www.micheleborba.com, or follow her on twitter @micheleborba.Dr. Borba is a member of the PedSafe Expert team

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Articles by Michele

Teaching Kids to Apologize: A Step-by-Step Guide

Teaching Kids to Apologize: A Step-by-Step Guide

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 number of adults – not kids – seem to have forgotten how to say that glorious two-word phrase, “I’m sorry!” And if the offender (whether it be government officials to movie stars to plagiarizing authors to... 

Reducing Our Kids’ Worries About A Scary, Unpredictable World

Reducing Our Kids’ Worries About A Scary, Unpredictable World

As parents, we can reduce our kids’ worries about a sometimes mean, scary, unpredictable world and curb the growing “Mean World Syndrome” Bombings. Power storms. Terrorism. War. School shootings. Pedophiles. Recession. Cyberbullying. Global warming. Tsunamis. Earthquakes. Sexual abuse, COVID-19. It’s a scary world out there for us, but how do you think the kids are faring? Let’s face it –... 

In Today’s Culture, Can We Raise Strong, Confident Daughters?

In Today’s Culture, Can We Raise Strong, Confident Daughters?

Last updated on May 4th, 2020 at 11:50 amA five-year study of 2516 teens by the American Psychological Association found that girls who frequently read those dieting and weight loss articles are far more likely to fast, vomit, or use laxatives to lose weight. In fact, the data proved that the more frequently a girl reads those fashion magazines, the more likely she is to resort to extreme weight control... 

This Holiday Season, Ask Yourself – Am I Raising a Spoiled Child?

This Holiday Season, Ask Yourself – Am I Raising a Spoiled Child?

Last updated on May 4th, 2020 at 12:02 pm“Spoiled! Not my kid!” Right??? Or would you admit that your child is just a tad bit spoiled? All the polls say that most Americans feel kids today are more spoiled than ever. A TIME/CNN poll found that two out of three parents feel their kids are spoiled. A poll by the New American Dream showed 70 percent of parents believe kids are too focused on buying... 

Parents: It’s Time for A “Back In School” Reality Check

Parents: It’s Time for A “Back In School” Reality Check

Last updated on December 10th, 2019 at 02:25 amSchool is now in full swing, the “honeymoon period” is over and studies say kid stress is mounting. This is the time to check in on how your child is doing and nip any problems in the bud. According to a poll from the University of Michigan, childhood stress is a top-5 concern for parents, ahead of bullying and just behind Internet safety. And 56%... 

3 Stress Busters for Kids and Teens

3 Stress Busters for Kids and Teens

Last updated on October 14th, 2019 at 10:28 amThink stress is just for adults? Not these days. Research finds that between 8 and 10 percent of American children and teens are seriously troubled by stress and symptoms. And stress is also hitting our children at younger ages. If left untreated stress not only affects children’s friendships as well as school success, but also their physical and emotional...