Dr. Robyn Silverman answers one parent’s question about how to teach her children to be responsible and accountable for their own messes and mistakes. Question answered: Dear Dr. Robyn. My sister’s kids are always leaving a mess for her to clean up.  My kids are young and I just don’t want them to do the […]

Ask Dr. Robyn: Teaching Children Accountability and Responsibility is a post from: Dr. Robyn Silverman – Child Development Specialist, Body Image Expert, Success Coach & the Creator of the Powerful Words Character Development System

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It’s expected that children will make mistakes—as they should! When they make mistakes at young ages (when the stakes are low) they can apply those life lessons later on in life when the stakes are higher. However, children must also learn accountability. It’s an vital part of becoming a successful adult! Teaching accountability takes a…

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The powerful word of the month is accountability! Accountability is all about keeping our promises and commitments while also taking care of our mistakes.  It’s important to allow our children and teens to be accountable for themselves (while still being age appropriate) so that they learn (1) Making mistakes is not the end of the […]

Dr. Robyn Silverman introduces the Powerful Word Accountability is a post from: Dr. Robyn Silverman – Child Development Specialist, Body Image Expert, Success Coach & the Creator of the Powerful Words Character Development System

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Is Texting Getting In the Way of Responsibility and Conflict Resolution?

I’m still reeling. Our temporary babysitter who was filling in for about 4 hours a day during the work week, didn’t call when she decided that she wasn’t coming in today.  She texted.
TEXT: I was at an interview and I got the job!
TEXT ANSWER: […]

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