It can be frustrating to know that your children can achieve great things when they won’t give new things a try. Of course, everyone has some degree of fears. The trick here is to help your child be more courageous in the face of fear. Try the following: (1) Check yourself: Make sure that you…Read More
Courage is the Powerful Word of the Month! How do we encourage our children to try new things? Meet new people? Stand up for what they believe in? Dr. Robyn Silverman, child and teen development specialist, answers one reader’s question about developing courage in her child. Several tips are provided– which ones resonate with you? […]
Ask Dr. Robyn: How Can I Help My Child Show More Courage? is a post from: Dr. Robyn Silverman – Child Development Specialist, Body Image Expert, Success Coach & the Creator of the Powerful Words Character Development SystemRead More
Happy March! The powerful word of the month is courage! Let’s help our children (and ourselves) face fears and challenges with determination. Courage Quotes: “A great leader’s courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position.” –John Maxwell “Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day […]
Dr. Robyn introduces the Powerful Word of the Month: Courage! is a post from: Dr. Robyn Silverman – Child Development Specialist, Body Image Expert, Success Coach & the Creator of the Powerful Words Character Development SystemRead More
This month we will focus on the powerful word; “courage.” Courage is not the absence of fear, as many children might think. Rather, courage is how we cope with fears in the face of challenge. In fact, as parents and mentors, it’s important that we let children know that everyone (even heroes!) gets scared sometimes.…Read More
I miss my Dad. We were very close. After being gone now for 5 years, last month’s Father’s Day, and what would have been his 77th birthday just passing on the 23rd, it’s obvious why he is so prominent in my mind these days. And while I have no regrets, this recurring thought keeps creeping […]
Don’t Wait: What do you REALLY want? is a post from: Dr. Robyn Silverman – Child Development Specialist, Body Image Expert, Success Coach & the Creator of the Powerful Words Character Development SystemRead More
Sometimes it’s not about having the courage to try again. Sometimes it’s about having the courage to try something different.
As my husband and I are working on “purging” our house of stacks of papers, old books, forgotten clothes, and random “what-nots,” I came across my diaries from middle school and high school. There are some […]
Many parents children get nervous during the first month of school. Everything is so new! So it didn’t surprise me when this note about back to school fears and dealing with new situations came to my blog box recently.
Dear Dr. Robyn,
My child seems really anxious in new situations. Now I think I might be more […]
I know the talk around the cyber-water cooler lately as swarmed around the Kanye West and Serena Williams debacles that occurred recently. They’ve been grilled, smashed and spoofed over the last few days but I’ve hung back. I wanted let the situations percolate for a few days because, as frustrated as I was that they […]Read More