4 Helpful Tips for Parents of Strong-Willed Children

Trying to parent strong-willed children can often be enough to make even the most patient parents lose their cool. How do you parent a child who challenges you at every turn? How do you teach them to listen to you and obey you? If you have a willful child, you may feel like your relationship has become defined by wins or losses, fatigue, and guilt.

It doesn’t have to be that way!

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We’ve prepared a 3-page download exclusively for use by Ziglar Family members.

We wanted to give you some simple, yet effective, tips and strategies for dealing with strong-willed children.

With this ready-to-print resource, you will learn how to

  • Keep the child’s behavior in perspective
  • Maintain your own calm demeanor
  • Be consistent with your discipline
  • Plus parents’ top 3 questions about parenting strong-willed children addressed

If you’ve never read Dr. Meg Meeker’s books or listened to her podcast, explore them here.

Or, you can learn even more about Dr. Meeker’s parenting principles in her flagship product: The 12 Principles of Raising Great Kids, by clicking here.

This comprehensive online program is comprised of 12 individual courses, designed to equip every parent with the tools, encouragement and hope they need to raise their kids in today’s world. Because —as Dr. Meeker says — great kids are raised, not born.

Also, learn the additional 3 Practical Action Tips for Parents of Strong-Willed Children also written by Dr. Meeker!

Are you a parent of a strong-willed child (if so, what’s your best parenting tip)?



  1. Ardythe Kropp March 7, 2020 at 2:13 pm - Reply

    My children are fostering a strong-willed child and this confirms what I have been modeling and counse
    ling them to do! Thanks!

    • Jen March 17, 2020 at 4:31 pm - Reply

      Awesome and thank you for sharing this! So cool!

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