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Hardcover
220 pages
Jul 2004
Tyndale House Publishers

The New Strong-Willed Child

by Dr. James Dobson

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Review:

Dr. James Dobson has completely rewritten, updated, and expanded his classic best seller The Strong-Willed Child for a new generation of parents and teachers. The New Strong-Willed Child follows on the heels of Dr. Dobson's phenomenal bestseller Bringing Up Boys. It offers practical how-to advice on raising difficult-to-handle children and incorporates the latest research with Dr. Dobson's legendary wit and wisdom. The New Strong-Willed Child is being rushed to press for parents needing help dealing with sibling rivalry, adhd, low self-esteem, and other important issues. This book is a must-read for parents and teachers struggling to raise and teach children who are convinced they should be able to live by their own rules!

Book Jacket:

Is a willful little darling driving you to distraction? Are you wondering where you went wrong as a parent? You may have a stong-willed child...

They come into the world smoking a cigar and yelling about the temperature in the delivery room. As toddlers, their greatest delights include painting the carpet with Mom's makeup and trying to flush the family cat down the toilet. As older children and teenagers, they are irritable, defiant, and seemingly bent on challenging all forms of authority.

Challenging as they are to raise, strong-willed children can grow up to be men and women of strong character--if lovingly guided with understanding and the right kind of discipline.

In The New Strong-Willed Child, Dr. James Dobson offers practical how-tos on raising one of these little powerhouse, drawing on up-to-date researcha nd years of experience advising families.

Find out what America's most trusted authority on parenting has to say about:

- What makes strong-willed children the way they are
- Shaping the will while protecting the spirit
- Avoiding the most common parenting mistake
- Disciplining the strong-willed child
- Sibling rivalry
- Strong-willed adolescents
- Strong-willed children and ADHD