The everything parent's guide to the strong-willed child : a positive approach to increase self-control, improve communication, and reduce conflict

Published 2012
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Put a stop to the endless cycle of battles with your child, and rebuild a relationship based on love and respect rather than conflict. This guide has everything you need to raise capable, happy, and agreeable kids!

9781440533426 (pbk.)
1440533423 (pbk.)
2nd ed.
Publisher, Date:
Avon, Mass. : Adams Media, c2012.
304 p. ; 22 cm.
Other Title:
Parent's guide to the strong-willed child
Guide to the strong-willed child
Strong-willed child
Rev. ed. of: The everything parent's guide to the strong-willed child / Carl E. Pickhardt. c2005.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Strong will means willfulness
Hallmarks of a strong-willed child
In praise of the strong-willed child
Problems with being a strong-willed child
Working for willingness
The problem with being a strong-willed parent
When a willful child runs the family
Building blocks for getting back in charge
Roadblocks to getting back in charge
Handling discipline
Handling conflict
Maintaining emotional sobriety
ADD and ADHD children and willfulness
Introducing education
How adolescence increases willfulness
Freedom and willfulness
Willfulness in early adolescence
Anticipating later adolescence
The willful only child
Substance use increases willfulness.
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