This down-to-earth guide offers advice for dealing with children's difficult behavior and hot button issues including biting, tantrums, cheating, bad friends, inappropriate clothing, sex, drugs, peer pressure and much more.
author of 23 books
Dr. Michele Borba is an internationally recognized author, speaker, & educator on parenting, character education and bullying prevention. Her work aims to help strengthen children’s character and resilience, reduce peer cruelty and create compassionate, just learning cultures.
& Character Education
From every kid challenges to your wildest worries, Michele offers practical, research-based advice culled from a career of working with over one million students, parents and educators worldwide.
Michele has a Doctorate in Educational Psychology and Counseling, and Masters in Learning Disabilities. She is a former special education teacher with a private practice for troubled youth and is the proud mom of three sons.
Dr. Phil sends Michele to do a behavior makeover.
"The Doctors" check in with Michele about the research on Early Childhood Depression.
Parenting Expert for Dr. Drew's Lifechangers. "She's probably best known as THE parenting expert of our generation!" Read more...
Media outlets regularly depend on Dr. Borba as the “go-to” expert on parenting, bullying prevention, education and child or teen issues.
She is an NBC contributor appearing over 100 times on the TODAY show and is regularly sought out by national media to comment on late breaking news or everyday parenting issues.
Michele was an educational consultant on MSNBC's "A Stronger America: Making the Grade" live town hall event.
Bullying Prevention Expert
Michele offers proven ways to stop peer cruelty. Her proposal to End School Violence (SB1667) was passed into California law. She has worked with hundreds of schools to reduce bullying and create compassionate, just learning climates.
Free 32 page download of Dr. Borba's training manual 6 R's of Effective Bullying Prevention, and be sure to watch the companion video below: (click to download)
Creator of Bullying Prevention Program: 6 R's That Reduce Bullying (Keynote Speech - 20 min.)