Why is “No” so Hard to Understand?

Contributed by Jody McVittie, MD Do you sometimes find yourself feeling like you’ve been “negotiated” by your child? You might notice that you hesitate to set limits or even make simple requests because you dread the lengthy argument that might follow? You might be...

Right Now the Answer is “No”

Contributed by Jody McVittie, MD How many times have you had one of your children ask for something that he or she really wanted – and also really wanted the answer right away? If you’re like me, it felt like taking my brain and twisting it into a pretzel for a bit....