Family

Joey, a seven year old boy with big brown eyes and a proven love for mashed potatoes did the unthinkable.  Sitting around the holiday table, Joey wanted to show his Aunt Theresa that he could be part of the “clean the plate club” just like his Great Uncle Lester.  With great conviction, he picked up […]

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There has been a lot of talk lately about parents and favoritism among their children lately. It is a reality that happens in many families that brings feelings of guilt, shame and frustration. Did it happen to you while growing up? Is it happening in your current family unit? Typically, sibling favoritism is not a […]

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Courage Quotes “The important thing is this: To be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are for what we could become.” –Charles Dubois “To dare is to lose one’s footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.” –Soren Kierkegaard “You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really […]

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Powerful Parenting certainly must deal with more than just same-sex relationships within the family structure. We often hear about the special relationship between parents and their same sex child. Who hasn’t heard of a daughter trying on her Mommy’s high heels and a son mirroring his Dad while he shaves? Our sons and daughters are […]

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Please sign up now to be part of this FREE event! We will be going over several concerns and questions including: What are some typical fears that children will be dealing with when going back to school? How would parents know if their children are really having a problem? What specific action steps can parents […]

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By boys and technologies as much as more homework, more parents at work during the after school hours, and less “active time” during school hours due to budget cuts. Interestingly, as children get older, their activity level drops dramatically.  In fact, according to the National Institutes of Health: Ages 9-11 years old: More than 90% of the […]

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Congratulations PowerfulKids

by DrRobyn on August 19, 2009

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Sexting: Think Your Teens are Innocently Texting a Friend?

by Jason Silverman on August 4, 2009

Sex and Tech: The Surprising Results from a Survey of Teens and Young Adults Chuck Norris is talking about it. Our survey commissioned by The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy and CosmoGirl.com, found that just over 1/5 of girls (21%) and just under 1/5 of boys (18%) have sent or posted nude […]

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My Parents are Still Hovering! When does this Helicopter Parenting stop? Boy oh Boy. Anytime I post something on helicopter parenting, the comment box goes nuts. Usually those who are commenting are the children themselves—the ones trying to get out from under their parents’ thumbs when it comes to going out, dating, and more. But […]

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Why Does My Child Keep Quitting?

by DrRobyn on July 13, 2009

Is your child quitting everything they start? Need a Commitment Overhaul? Here is a letter from a parent to Powerful Words schools present Powerful Words like commitment, determination, attitude, or goal-setting.  As Powerful Parents, we want our children to show Powerful Words instructors this month and expand on what they are talking about in class […]

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