Which Type Are You? Love and Logic's Three Types of Parents -- I have always LOVED the "Love and Logic" approach and tried to use it at school, but I need a lot more practice at it. A LOT more practice.
Connect with defiant kids. Maintaining and growing your relationship with your child is the #1 thing that will help your family overcome the difficult behaviors. As a child therapist, I want you to know that this heart-level connection between you and your child is more important than any parenting strategy or therapeutic intervention out there.