Setting Limits with Your Strong-Willed Child: Eliminating Conflict by Establishing Clear, Firm, and Respectful Boundaries

Setting Limits with Your Strong-Willed Child: Eliminating Conflict by Establishing Clear, Firm, and Respectful Boundaries Review

In this fully revised and expanded second edition, Setting Limits author Robert MacKenzie is back with even more time-proven methods for dealing with misbehavior and creating positive, respectful, and rewarding relationships with children prone to acting out and disobedience.

Disruptive misbehavior, constant power struggles, manipulative or aggressive behavior--the challenges facing parents and teachers of strong-willed children can seem overwhelming at times. That's why thousands of parents and educators have turned to the solutions in Setting Limits With Your Strong-Willed Child. This revised and expanded second edition offers the most up-to-date alternatives to punishment and permissiveness--moving beyond traditional methods that wear you down and get you nowhere, and zeroing in on what really works so parents can use their energy in more efficient and productive ways. With fully updated guidelines on parenting tools like "logical consequences," and examples drawn directly from the modern world that children deal with each day, this is an invaluable resource for anyone wondering how to effectively motivate strong-willed children and instill proper conduct.

Title:Setting Limits with Your Strong-Willed Child: Eliminating Conflict by Establishing Clear, Firm, and Respectful Boundaries
Edition Language:English

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  • Kat

    Not that I'm a strong-willed person with a strong-willed oldest child (cough)....I really, really would recommend this book to anyone who has any sort of discipline issues with any child in their life...

  • Tara

    Perhaps the best parenting book I've read...very clear, precise instructions on how to set limits and stick to them. I identified myself as setting "soft" limits with my kids too often, and now I unde...

  • Beth

    I found this book utterly amazing. Robert MacKenzie knows exactly what he's talking about when it comes to strong-willed children and how to effectively shape and guide their temperament in the right ...

  • Kristie

    One of the few books that actually changed my life. For three years I had a "compliant" child and then along came his brother. My husband and I were frustrated with his behavior and we couldn't unders...

  • Crystal

    I read James Dobson's The New Strong Willed Child and wrote about it here.I felt like that book didn't offer me any great suggestions or tips, so I was a bit apprehensive of what I would learn from an...

  • Sally Lucas Cumro

    This book was clear, concise with its aims and in how it helps implement them, gives many examples of using discipline in real life, and most of all, gives me hope. I suppose I should reserve all five...

  • Nikki Morse

    I highly, highly recommend this book for anyone parenting or working with children who are strong willed. It discusses ineffective parenting styles such as being too permissive or being too harsh, and...

  • Sarah

    This book was extremely helpful for my husband I to start to determine where we were losing control with our 3 year old daughter. We were good with being consistent and following through on consequenc...

  • Danielle

    This book has some useful theoretical information about how children learn, some basic information on parenting systems and which ones work, and a lot of scripts for clearly explaining limits to your ...

  • Alison

    The is the single best parenting resource I’ve ever encountered. It’s clear, logical, and the strategies have been immediately effective with my strong willed five year old. And strong willed husb...