2009-05-21 / Community News
Focus on the Family with Dr. James Dobson
Strong-willed Kids Must Be Given Caring, Firm Discipline
QUESTION: I want to manage and lead my strong-willed child properly, but I'm afraid I'll break his spirit and damage him in some way. How can I deal with his misbehavior without hurting his self-concept? DR. DOBSON: I sense that you do not have a clear understanding of the difference between breaking the spirit and shaping the will of a child.
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