Host Erin Prather Stafford welcomes author and internationally renowned educational psychologist Michele Borba, Ed.D., to discuss raising girls who thrive. Dr. Borba is the author of Thrivers: The Surprising Reasons Why Some Kids Struggle and Others Shine.
Listen to the full interview to discover the inspiration behind the book, shifts in parenting culture, the importance of children having hobbies and interests, helping children discover their talents and interests, fostering healthy decision-making, teaching them boundary-setting, encouraging perseverance and optimism, and more!
You can also find additional resources from Dr. Borba on our website’s Parenting Resources section (see below) and purchase her book “Thrivers” on Bookshop.org to support local, independent bookstores financially.
About Dr. Michele Borba
Michele Borba, Ed.D. 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. A sought-after motivational speaker, she has spoken in 19 countries and five continents, and served as a consultant to hundreds of schools and corporations.
She is the award-winning author of over 24 books translated into 19 languages, including UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World and Thrivers: Surprising Reasons Why Some Kids Struggle and Others Shine.
Dr. Borba is a former classroom and special education teacher with a wide range of teaching experience, including working in a private practice with children with learning and emotional disabilities. She received a Doctorate in Educational Psychology and Counseling from the University of San Francisco, an M.A. in Learning Disabilities and B.A. from the University of Santa Clara, and Life Teaching Credential from San Jose State University.
Learn more about Dr. Borba and her work at micheleborba.com
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