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Mar 5, 2019

You may have heard about how your tenacious, persistent, negotiating go-getter is developing the skills he or she needs to be a great leader in the future, but daily parenting a strong-willed child can feel like an uphill battle. All those constant requests, desires, energy and power play is a lot!

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This week Abigail and Elle weigh in on why parenting a strong-willed child can feel so demanding and draining, and how you can raise your strong-willed child without so many power struggles - or the need to "break them."

On this week's podcast, Parenting the Strong-Willed child:

  • How an agenda won't help when you raise a strong-willed child
  • How to harness your child's enthusiasm, desire and power
  • Why these kids can also be super sensitive
  • Learn how to dance between limits and freedom
  • What to do if you disapprove of your child's nature and how to develop a mindset that helps improve things

Listen to Parenting The Strong-Willed Child now.

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