The original article hung on the kitchen cabinet of my childhood home for over 20 years– an important reminder to every member of our family of the power of gossip. As bullying continues to make headlines, we know that gossip is a major component of bullying.  It ads fuel to the fire.  It is a […]

The SNAKE that Poisons Everyone 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 is a sloppy 12, Eze,” she says. “Go ahead: a one and a two. Smaller. Neater, Ms. Rivas insists. “Come on, you can do it.” Finally, she resorts to the kind of incentive that Eze, her pink glitter sneaker barely grazing the ground, can appreciate: “You’ll get an extra sticker if you can do […]

Do Our Toddlers Need Tutoring? Parents Pushing Children Ahead So They Don’t Fall Behind 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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