The Complete Idiot's Guide to Raising a Strong-Willed Child by Helen Coronato

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When "because I'm the parent" meets "you're not the boss of me"...

Good news: there are many ways to parent willful children without every­day clashes. Here parents learn how to capitalize on children's strengths and make bad days more manageable. Full of ideas and techniques, it explores: how to use empathy first and discipline second; exercises and strategies that work to calm toddler tantrums; bringing teachers on board; raging hor­mones in teen rebels; and dealing with health and safety issues.

-- Much more positive than other parenting books, which focus on discipline and parental control

-- Helps parents understand and accept children for who they are, as well as who they can hope to be


About Helen Coronato

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Published October 6, 2009 by Alpha. 286 pages
Genres: Parenting & Relationships. Non-fiction

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