Dr. Robyn Silverman

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Liar, Liar: When Parents Lie to Their Children

12th August 2008
You may not admit it but you've probably done it. Parents often lie to their children. You sneak some ice-cream before dinner and then deny it. You tell your boss you can't come in because you have a sore throat-and then take a leisurely day off. You tell... Read >

What Makes a Good Role Model? 7 Characteristics that Make a Real Impact

07th April 2008
Role Models are people who others imitate, emulate or look to for guidance. There are good role models who inspire greatness in others and bad role models who are what we call "bad influences." There are even anti-role models, pegged by the media as "bad ... Read >

Overprotective Parents: 6 Reasons Why Parents are Labeled Helicopter Parents

11th March 2008
Many of today's parents might have partied like it was 1999 during the 90s but the party is over. These overprotective mommies and daddies have children now and they're watching them like hawks. No matter where their children are, they're never too far aw... Read >