This month we will focus on the powerful concept, self esteem. People with strong self esteem regard themselves highly and feel good about who they are. In order for children, teens, and adults to thrive in school, business, and life, they must see themselves and their contributions as worthwhile. When I speak to audiences about…

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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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This month we will focus on the powerful word, cooperation. Cooperation, quite simply, is when we work together towards a common goal. It is made up of a compilation of social skills such as taking turns, sharing, listening, compromising, rallying together as well as valuing and appreciating others. Cooperation takes patience, empathy and accountability. Cooperation…

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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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