The Strong-willed Child: Birth Through Adolescence

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Tyndale House, 1978 - House & Home - 240 pages
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The Strong-Willed Child is a practical, "how-to" book on discipline and child-rearing, which focuses on sibling rivalry, hyperactivity, self-esteem, and the most common errors made by frustrated parents.

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Review: The Strong-Willed Child: Birth Through Adolescence

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Unfortunately, I finished this because of my habit of finishing books that I start. I read the 70s version so maybe it's been updated, but he advocates corporal punishment and reasons that the Bible teaches it. Blah. Read full review

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Excellent book for raising kids! Read full review


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About the author (1978)

James C. Dobson was born in Shreveport, Louisiana on April 21, 1936. He received an undergraduate degree from Pasadena College and a Ph.D. in child development from the University of Southern California. He was an associate clinical professor of pediatrics at the University of Southern California School of Medicine and on the attending staff of Children's Hospital of Los Angeles. He was founder and president of Focus on the Family, an organization that produces nationally broadcast radio programs on domestic issues, but is no longer affiliated with the organization because of significant philosophical differences with the new leadership. He is founder and president of Family Talk, a nonprofit organization that produces his radio program, Dr. James Dobson's Family Talk. He is the author of more than 30 books dedicated to the preservation of the family including The New Dare to Discipline, Love for a Lifetime, When God Doesn't Make Sense, Life on the Edge, Love Must Be Tough, The New Strong-Willed Child, Marriage Under Fire, and Head Over Heels.

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