You probably don’t need someone to tell you that there has been a major shift in the “point” of Halloween lately as it pertains to young girls. We’ve moved from creative, scary, or funny costumes to sexy, sexier, and sexiest. Even childhood favorites, known for their youthful innocence have been pornified. Just check out Red […]

Next Twitter Chat 10/13! What to do about Pornified Halloween Costumes for Girls? 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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We’ve been hearing about it for years.  Same argument, same market. Different doll, different “wolf” in sheep’s clothing. You would think we’d get used to it by now. But we don’t…do we? Between the mock-celebrity party limos for birthday girls (with pink virgin cocktails for the ride!) and the “fabulous” and heavily made-up Monster High […]

Tarty Toys for Tots: A Pound of Flesh too Much or Much Ado About Nothing? 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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In coaching, I call it a “structure.” It’s a tangible item that reminds us of something.  For example, I have some of my dissertation students keep one of those “troll dolls” on their desks to remind them that they are bigger than their fears and negative voices that tell them they’ll never finish. I encourage […]

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