Yesterday was one of my worst parenting days.  You ever have one of those? Coming off a night of tossing and turning I just shouldn’t have gotten out of bed.  But with a 3 and a 4 year old, you really don’t have that option.  So groggy with a bit of cotton-head I got up […]

Bad Parenting Day: 10 Tips for Making Tomorrow Better 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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The first thing my daughter, Tallie, wanted to do this morning was go downstairs and have me read her two Spiderman stories from her brother’s new Adventures of Spiderman book he received for Hanukkah last night.  So that’s what I did.  It was from that book that I read her a good night story before […]

The Many Sides of Girls: From Spiderman to Princesses and Everything In Between 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’m not going to belabor the point.  I do, however, feel it important for me to address the underlying message women–mothers– get when looking at the May 2012 Time Magazine cover featuring 26 year old Jamie Lynne Grumet breastfeeding her three year old son, Aram. There are so many messages out there pitting one mom […]

Time Magazine’s Cover Promotes More Competition in Moms: Are YOU Mom Enough? is a post from: Dr. Robyn Silverman – Child Development Specialist, Body Image Expert, Success Coach & the Creator of the Powerful Words Character Development System

Time Magazine’s Cover Promotes More Competition in Moms: Are YOU Mom Enough? 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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Dr. Robyn Silverman went back to Anderson Cooper’s Daytime show as the body image expert to help Moms and their daughters deal with the trickle-down effects of body obsession.  As studies tell us, those mothers who are obsessed with their weight and appearance are more likely to have daughters who are obsessed with their weight […]

Dr. Robyn Silverman on Anderson Cooper’s Show is a post from: Dr. Robyn Silverman – Child Development Specialist, Body Image Expert, Success Coach & the Creator of the Powerful Words Character Development System

Dr. Robyn Silverman on Anderson Cooper’s Show 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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Plastic surgery is a booming business. In 2010, there were 296, 000 breast augmentations, 252,000 rhinoplasties, 203, 000 liposuctions procedures and 116,000 tummy tucks.  I imagine you can guess who are the most likely consumers of these procedures: women. And it’s not just for adults. The latest figures from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic […]

Dr. Robyn Silverman on The Anderson Show: Plastic Surgery & the Pressure to Be Perfect 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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To my daughter on International Women’s Day, You are joy in motion.  You are silly and fun and full of bliss. I hope to be the kind of woman to foster the delight you find in this world rather than stifle it and ask you to be something you are not. There are many messages […]

To My Daughter on International Women’s Day 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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