How to Stop the Battle with Your Child:A Practical Guide to Solving Everyday Problems, by Don Fleming (New York: First Fireside, 1993).The author gives actual problems presented in parent-child scenarios to help parents deal with everyday frustration situations with their kids.
Kids, Parents, and Power Struggles, by Mary Sheedy Kurchinka (New York: HarperCollins, 2000). Practical ways to cope with parenting challenges of disciplining, while understanding the issues behind the behavior.
Parenting the Strong-Willed Child, by Rex Forehand and Nicholas Long (New York: McGraw-Hill, 1996). A program to help parents of strong-willed kids find positive and manageable solutions to their children's difficult behavior.
The Omnipotent Child, by Thomas Millar (New Westminster, B.C.: Palmer Press, 1989). Gives parents the permission to take the role back and be our child's parents by offering practical hints and teaching kids that there will be consequences to negative behavior. Helpful hints for any parent with a demanding, indulged child.
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Although nobody gets a parenting manual or bible in the delivery room, it is our duty as parents to try to make our kids as well rounded, happy and confident as possible. It is a lot easier to bring up great kids than it is to try and fix problems caused by bad parenting, when our kids have become adults. Our children are all individuals - they are not our property but people in their own right.