Parents: Got Defiance? 9 Ways to Get More Compliance!: “Dealing with a defiant child can be exasperating!”
Tell me about it. Been there, done that. I am so over it now and am glad I managed to survive that part of parenting. Ezine comes out with some really helpful articles and this one on managing defiant children may well be useful to you. If nothing else it’ll make you feel like someone knows how it feels. The ideas will probably help you find a way of taking a deep breath, stepping back and responding to the situation rather than being caught up in the reaction trap.