Making Space for Awareness

Contributed by Jody McVittie, MD Ever have one of those evenings where you go to bed and wonder where the day went wrong? You know that the kids were not on their best behavior but also have the sinking feeling inside that you weren’t the exactly best role model...

Non-stop Negotiation Getting You Down?

Contributed by Jody McVittie, MD At parenting talks one of the questions that comes up very frequently is, “Why is it that my kid wants to negotiate about EVERYTHING?” Why not? Do you remember trying to convince your parents to do something? Influencing adult behavior...

Small Steps into the New Year

Contributed by Jody McVittie A lot is written this time of year about what we “resolve” to do for the future. Goals are great but it can be really discouraging when, despite good intentions, they are not met. Way too often when I look at last year’s resolutions I...