Social gatherings provide me with a useful glimpse of what parents think about their children and what bothers them. Recently, I have noticed more and more parents having a hard time raising their children. At one gathering the other day, I heard two mothers talk about their children. One of them was worried for not being able to handle her strong-willed child. She was complaining and was wondering what she could do to handle her ‘difficult and stubborn’ young child. But what makes a child strong-willed?