Entries by Robyn Silverman

Time Magazine’s Cover Promotes More Competition in Moms: Are YOU Mom Enough?

I’m not going to belabor the point.  I do, however, feel it important for me to address the underlying message women–mothers– get when looking at the May 2012 Time Magazine cover featuring 26 year old Jamie Lynne Grumet breastfeeding her three year old son, Aram. There are so many messages out there pitting one mom […]

Spring Cleaning! How to Clear Out the Medicine Cabinet So You Actually Know Where Things Are

We had a pretty ridiculous practice in our house.  When one of our kids got sick (or we got sick ourselves…usually because they were sick), we went out to the drug store and got whatever we needed to help that person feel better. While on face value that might sounds completely normal and reasonable, the […]

Plastic surgery to look like a celebrity: Dr. Robyn on The Anderson Cooper Show

  Whether it’s to slim down with lipo, get butt implants, undergo botox or augment the breasts, some women are getting multiple procedures at young ages. I sat down with some of the women who are past or current plastic surgery clients to talk about my views of this practice and how we can refocus […]

Summer Body Confidence: Dr. Robyn Silverman on The Revolution

Swimsuit season is often a time when many people feel insecure about their bodies.  We tend to hear lots of concerns. Thighs are too big.  Stomach isn’t flat enough.  Boobs and butt aren’t where they’re supposed to be anymore. On the set of The Revolution, along with Dr. Tiffanie Davis Henry, I speak with 2 […]

“I hate you!” Six Tips to Help Parents Deal with Their Child’s Angry Words

“I hate you!” No…your child’s body has not been taken over by aliens.  You do not need to clean out your ears. That’s right.  You heard it correctly. Any person who has ever said that “words will never hurt you” never had their child say “I hate you” to his face. You know.  It has […]

Parents forget child at Chuck E Cheese: 10 parenting tips for safety and preparation

I can’t believe I’m saying this…Parents are forgetting their kids at the children’s play place, Chuck E. Cheese’s.  While this may sounds like the makings of a Saturday Night Live skit to you, it’s actually the truth. Yesterday, Good Morning America called me to do a piece (which was squashed at the final hour) about […]