Article: "The Strong Willed Child" - I think I particularly enjoy this article and topic because I was and still am pretty strong willed! In any case, this article gives helpful tips and suggestions as to how to parent a strong willed child most effectively.
Explanation of "Closet Listening" by positive discipline.com - This is a technique I use often in therapy as I believe that if we listen to the small things for a child, they will be more likely to tell us the big things that are hard to talk about.
Article: "A Week of No Time-Outs" (Meg Conley) - A fascinating perspective on connecting more with your child when they are having their most difficult moments, rather than using the typical time-out strategy. As I say quite often and as I know I felt when I was a "difficult child", a little empathy goes a long way!