Writing Love Notes

Contributed by Jody McVittie, MD There are lots of ways to connect with, appreciate and empower your child. Writing love notes is one of my favorites. Maybe it is because I like to be a bit silly, or because I like the idea of my child being a bit surprised by a...

The Message of Love

Contributed by Jody McVittie, MD Executive Director, Sound Discipline In less than a week it is Valentine’s Day – and our culture can go a little bonkers trying to send the message of love. What is love anyway? Is it something that we save for one special day? Is it...

Courage and Encouragement

Contributed by Jody McVittie, MD Executive Director, Sound Discipline Over the last week, I’ve been reflecting on courage and heroes. I’m noticing again how people who do amazingly courageous things often reject the label “hero” as if only “special people” qualify....