Parenting tips

GETTING YOUR KIDS TO HAVE MORE SELF CONTROL with the BIG 8…

For parents, there is not one infallible way to teach children self-control. The good news is there are plenty of methods that can be utilized. In the process, kids may also relinquish a lot of the pressure they put on themselves. Here is a closer look at some simple ways that can build self-control in…

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Teach Your Child to be an Ambassador for Their Own Health

As parents, we want the best for our kids. We want them to have great friends, to do well in school, to be successful… the list goes on. But at the end of the day, our biggest want is just that they be happy and healthy. Happiness is tied to a million things both in…

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Kuddos To You For Keeping Your Kids Active

Sometimes it’s hard to believe that we’re doing everything right as parents – but there’s one thing you’re doing right without a doubt: keeping your kids active. Whether they’re in gymnastics or martial arts, or soccer or baseball, what’s important is that they’re doing something active. But in case you need a reminder of why…

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FOCUS! 4 Tips to Improve Your Child's Focus

Everyone has trouble focusing from time to time, especially children. It is super important for them to realize the importance of Focus in everyday tasks and activities like homework, school, practice and more! That’s why I want to share 4 tips on how to improve your child’s focus. 1. Break tasks into small, manageable time…

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Quitters Never Win and Winners Never Quit

There are many phrases that quickly send even the calmest of parents into a frenzy. “I want to quit” ranks up there for many of us. It doesn’t matter how old they are, the scenario runs pretty much the same. They go to practice or the game or match and are a little sullen after.…

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Parents; How to Talk to Your Children about The Oklahoma Tornado

“Hi Robyn; We’re fine. It missed us by 2 street blocks.  We’re fine, our houses are fine. So sorry we weren’t able to call or text during the storm.  We love you guys.” In the recent past, I’ve written articles about how to talk to children about horrifying events such as the SandyHook, Connecticut shooting […]

Parents; How to Talk to Your Children about The Oklahoma Tornado 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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Mind Your Manners! 5 Ways to Tame Rude & Crude Behavior in Your Children

Dr. Robyn Silverman answers one parent’s question about how to instill manners in her children– especially when they haven’t been overtly enforced in the past. When children are very young, making people laugh or getting a look of shock is easy encouragement for someone looking for a little extra attention.  While it may not be […]

Mind Your Manners! 5 Ways to Tame Rude & Crude Behavior in Your Children 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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Mom & Dad; Are we safe? Talking to your children about scary things presented in the news

As we now all know, yesterday’s tragic bombing at the Boston Marathon resulted in at least 176 people injured.  Nine of them are children—at least 8 of whom are being treated in hospitals.  One child, 8-year-old Martin Richard, was killed during the Boston Marathon explosion while enjoying ice cream with his family. His 6 year […]

Mom & Dad; Are we safe? Talking to your children about scary things presented in the news 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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Ask Dr. Robyn: Teaching Children to Keep a Positive Attitude In New Situations

Dear Dr. Robyn, My daughter will be going to a new school next school year. She didn’t have a positive experience this year since her friends got into a fight, asked her to choose sides, and she refused to do so.  They wound up both turning on her.  She now wonders if it’s her and […]

Ask Dr. Robyn: Teaching Children to Keep a Positive Attitude In New Situations 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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