Everyone comes with baggage; roads traveled, tears cried, and scars of recent and distant past.  But we also come with gifts, strengths, and dreams.  Don’t let your “once was” dictate your “to be.” Write the ticket. Then go! –Dr. Robyn Silverman, from Creating a Community of Character, Keynote presentation Tabula rasa is dead. And it’s […]

Baggage: Are you letting your “once was” dictate your “to be?” 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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I went to the park with my 2 ½ year old on Monday.  We ran the length of the soccer field.  We talked about baseball.  Ran the bases. Went on a nature walk.  Picked up leaves and chatted about the changing colors. Looked at bark. Moss. Sticks. Dirt. And bugs. She loves bugs. Yes, I’m […]

Mud, Leaves & Bark: How Nature Can Help Combat Sexualization & Dumbification of Girls 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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We know it when we see it. Strength. Power. Self-assuredness. Guts. The wonder of assets in motion. Brought to life in a child not only in the way s/he acts, but in the way s/he thinks and feels about him/herself and the world in which s/he lives. Studies of more than 2.2 million children and […]

Kiss My Assets: Lighting the S.P.A.R.K. in the Young People We Love 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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A Thanksgiving Article about Celebrating the Bounty Right In Front of Us It was a popular discussion in our household. Three kids. Three desserts. Six eyes darting back and forth.  Who got the best cupcake? The biggest dish of Jello? The largest number of Mandarin “dinky” oranges? “Mom! Scott got more than me!” Dad would […]

Keep Your Eyes on Your Own Plate: How NOT to Compare in a Competitive World 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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