Moms of Tweens and Teens

What To Do To Help Your Kid To Thrive: Why Some Kids Struggle and Others Shine / Interview with Dr. Michele Borba

August 17, 2021 Season 1 Episode 26
Moms of Tweens and Teens
What To Do To Help Your Kid To Thrive: Why Some Kids Struggle and Others Shine / Interview with Dr. Michele Borba
Show Notes

“We’re Raising a Generation of Strivers, Not Thrivers” - Michele Borba

Today I'm interviewing the warm, delightful, and inspiring Dr. Michele Borba, who recently released her latest book,
Thrivers, The Surprising Reasons Why Some Kids Struggle And Others Shine.
 
Michele
is an internationally renowned educator, award-winning author, and parenting child expert recognized for her solution-based strategies to strengthen children’s character, resilience, and reduce peer cruelty. She has spoken in 19 countries and five continents and served as a consultant to hundreds of schools and corporations. Dr. Borba is an NBC contributor who has appeared 150 times on the TODAY show and countless shows including Dateline, Dr. Phil, The View, NBC Nightly News, The Doctors, Dr. Oz, Anderson Cooper, MSNBC, Fox & Friends, Countdown, Fox, The Early Show, and CNN. Her work is featured in TIME, Washington Post, Newsweek, People, Boston Globe, U.S. News & World Report, The New York Times. Reader’s Digest and Globe and Mail.  And that's only the half of it!

In this episode, Michele shares with us...

  • What the research shows contributes to why so many kids are overwhelmed, anxious, and burned out today. 
  • What we often do as well-meaning parents that actually stifle their growth and development. 
  • The 7 essential traits of kids that thrive and what you can do to help your kid develop these strengths and compensate for their weaknesses.


Can't wait for you to listen!

Where to find Michele and her book and resources:

Michele's Website
Her book Thrivers, The Surprising Reasons Why Some Kids Struggle And Others Shine
Thrivers Core Assets Survey
Instagram