There is a disturbing trend, according to plastic surgeons, that shows that more people are going under the knife to look like their favorite celebrities.  Jennifer Lopez. Carmen Electra. Megan Fox. These are some of the favorite target faces, boobs, and butts of plastic surgery clients in America. Whether it’s to slim down with lipo, […]

Plastic surgery to look like a celebrity: Dr. Robyn on The Anderson Cooper 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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Happy March! The powerful word of the month is courage! Let’s help our children (and ourselves) face fears and challenges with determination. Courage Quotes: “A great leader’s courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position.” –John Maxwell “Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day […]

Dr. Robyn introduces the Powerful Word of the Month: Courage! 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 had a great conversation on The Today Show today with Meredith Vieira, talking about the very controversial Abercrombie and Fitch padded, push-up bikini tops for the 7-14 year old age bracket.  I’ve been receiving some questions about this, so here, I answer a view of the big ones. Early sexualization of girls is wrong […]

Dr. Robyn Silverman on The Today Show: Abercrombie’s Push-up Bikini Bras for 7 year olds? 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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Fairness is the Powerful Word of the Month for February. Fairness Quotes: “Live so that when your children think of fairness and integrity, they think of you.” –H. Jackson Brown, “Life’s Little Instruction Book” “It is not fair to ask of others what you are unwilling to do yourself.” –Eleanor Roosevelt “All some folks want […]

Dr. Robyn Silverman introduces the Powerful Word Fairness! 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 all know that Amy Chua’s book and WSJ piece has been receiving a great deal of attention lately.  The publicity has been going nuts since last week– I was interviewed for Yahoo.com last week (twitter chat for yahoo today at noon; hatchtag #yshinechat) and this morning, I was on Fox News discussing it again. […]

Fox News & Questions I’ve Been Receiving about “The Tiger Mother” 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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Many parents children get nervous during the first month of school. Everything is so new!  So it didn’t surprise me when this note about back to school fears and dealing with new situations came to my blog box recently.
Dear Dr. Robyn,
My child seems really anxious in new situations.  Now I think I might be more […]

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