self esteem

I was interviewed for

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As a father to a 20-month-old girl, this just may be the most important book I’ve read since becoming a parent. Do something special for the girls in your life and read this book. — Chris Singer, Book Dads, reviewing

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Dr. Robyn sat down with Meredith Vieira on The Today Show to talk about body image, her book

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Here it is! Dr. Robyn Silverman's First-Ever Interview on Good Girls Don't Get Fat: How Weight Obsession is Messing Up Our Girls and How We can Help Them Thrive Despite It. It's that time of year.  The time of year when girls (and many boys too) are thinking about how they look and how others […]

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A HUGE step forward or back? ABC Family Show on Weight Loss Camp ABC Family is debuting a show called

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Dr. Robyn Silverman, body image expert, was on The Tyra show talking about women, body image and life after pregnancy. After pregnancy, many women have trouble accepting the changes in their bodies.  Loose skin, stretch marks, and extra weight can make new Moms feel inferior given the definition of beauty put out by media and […]

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Can Dropping Acid Can Help Girls Feel Good About Themselves? Dr. Robyn J.A. Silverman Well folks, it looks I could be out of work—I mean, who needs a body image expert to help teens when all we need is to tell girls to take some acid to feel better about themselves? Selma Blair, star of […]

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Do magazine diet articles make an impact on Cover headlines scream; “50 Shortcuts to a Sexier Body” (Glamour) or “6 Ways to Thin — Easy Diets That Really Work” (Allure) Articles might say “Embrace your curves” but the extreme weight-loss practices such as vomiting than girls who never read such articles. This result was not […]

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“Experience is what you get is when you didn’t get what you want…We send our kids out to play football or soccer or swimming or whatever it is… for indirect learning..we don’t actually want them to learn football… We send our kids out to learn much more important things; teamwork, sportsmanship, perseverance, etc. etc.” –Randy […]

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How can we build up our daughters’ self confidence? Parents can do so much to help our daughters’ thrive. You’ve read

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