Parenting

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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Moms: What do you do on the days when Enough is ENOUGH? (VIDEO)

In her weekly FB LIVE video, Black Belt, Instructor, Operations Director and MOM of three, Jessica Cabrera gets real with moms and talks about the strategies that she uses to cope when enough is just enough. You know those days, when the kids have hit every one of your last nerves and you’re close to a breakdown.…

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Parents: Why Your Kids Need to Exercise (Article)

Sometimes working out is hard and you have to use mind over matter to push through. Life is hard too, so it’s an example of pushing through to reach your goals even though it may seem easier to give up. Persistence and perseverance. Check out this article that gives a lot of great tips… http://www.sonomawest.com/sonoma_west_times_and_news/lifestyles/parents-why-your-kids-need-you-to-exercise/article_b8d2db24-73e5-11e7-ac3f-23fe7e74b3d5.html  

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No, Your Child Isn't Too Young or Too Old

A day in the life of parenting seems endlessly full of choices surrounding our kids. What to dress them in, what to feed them, and – among countless others, what activities to sign them up for. And beyond what to sign them up for, there’s the debate of which activities are age appropriate. On the…

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8 Ways to Transform Your Morning & Life

Mornings are a crucial time that set the tone for the rest of your day, so let’s make today AWESOME! I found this great article that will show you 8 ways to transform your morning. 1. Wake Up Earlier 2. Drink A Glass of Warm Lemon Water 3. Do A Stretching Routine 4. Listen To…

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The Selfie Conundrum: Relying on Likes for Validation

I was interviewed for Today.com about “selfies,” photos we take of ourselves and then post online usually to see how many “likes” and positive comments it garners.  While we know celebrities do it (Miley Cyrus ranks #1 for number of selfies on twitter)– why are teens turning to posting selfies for public satisfaction? Teens are […]

The Selfie Conundrum: Relying on Likes for Validation 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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Parents: Boys Are Sexting More Now Than Ever– What You Need to Know

I was on the Today Show this morning talking about teens and sexting.  A new study suggests that boys are sexting more than ever–  aiming to get the attention of girls in profoundly inappropriate ways.  Here are some questions parents have asked me– and some answers that I hope will be helpful to you as […]

Parents: Boys Are Sexting More Now Than Ever– What You Need to Know 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 Problem with Labels: Confining, Constricting and Compressing Our Children’s Potential

We don’t mean to do it.  But so many of us do it anyway. “This is my shy one.” “She’s my tom boy.” “He’s my clown.” “She’s my reader.” “He’s my little athlete.” “She’s great in spelling.” “He’s great in math.” “She doesn’t like sports.” “He can’t sit still for a minute.” When we label […]

The Problem with Labels: Confining, Constricting and Compressing Our Children’s Potential 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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