Is a willful little darling driving you to distraction? Are you wondering where you went wrong as a parent? You may have a strong-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 powerhouses, drawing on up-to-date research and 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 If you're trustrated and discouraged from dealing with a stubborn, out-of-control, or defiant youngster, take heart. Help is available from Dr. Dobson and The New Strong-Willed Child.Dobson, James C. is the author of 'New Strong-Willed Child Birth Through Adolescence', published 2004 under ISBN 9780842336222 and ISBN 0842336222.