“What exactly is a strong-willed, or spirited, child? Some parents call them “difficult” or “stubborn,” but we could also see strong-willed kids as people of integrity who aren’t easily swayed from their own viewpoints.
Strong-willed kids want to learn things for themselves rather than accepting what others accept, so they test the limits over and over.
They want desperately to be “in charge” of themselves, and will sometimes put their desire to “be right” above everything else.
When their heart is set on something, their brains seem to have a hard time switching gears. Strong-willed kids have big, passionate feelings and live at full throttle.” – Dr. Laura Markham
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