Posted on September 21, 2009 by Dr. Robyn
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 anxious than my child! We recently moved and started a new school. I wonder if there is some way that I could help my child feel more secure about these different environments. –Patti
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Posted on June 5, 2009 by Dr. Robyn
Video: Teaching Children Courtesy
Dr. Robyn Silverman answers a reader’s question about how to teach courtesy to her children who talk back and yell.
How can parents teach their children courtesy? All parents want their children to be polite, considerate, and respectful of others both in and out of the family. This addition of Ask Dr. Robyn features a letter from Paula in Scituate, Massachusetts.
This month, our Powerful Words Member Schools will all be partnering with parents to teach children to be more courteous at home, at school, and out in the community. Many of the articles and videos on our blog will feature the character concept, courtesy– so please check back! contact us with any of your questions and let us know your ideas of how to help your children become more courteous and considerate!
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Posted on March 12, 2009 by Dr. Robyn
The Powerful Word of the month is confidence!
Dr. Robyn Silverman. child development expert, answers one powerful parent’s question about instilling confidence in children in the following video blog:
Part 2 of this addition of Ask Dr. Robyn will be provided in the next blog entry. Check back!
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Posted on December 3, 2008 by Dr. Robyn
How can parents teach tolerance to children?
Dr. Robyn Silverman answers a reader’s question about teaching tolerance to her children who DON’T live in a diverse neighborhood. These are easy parenting tips that any parent can follow to inspire children to keep an open-mind, be more accepting of others, and show more tolerance for differences.
Tolerance is the Powerful Word of the Month!
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