Parenting Spirited, Strong-Willed Kids (self-paced)

A Self-Paced 7-Module Online Course with Dr. Don MacMannis

Discover fun and effective tools to set limits, create family harmony, and nurture a much closer relationship with your 3 to 10-year-old child.

Your Instructor


Child psychologist “Dr. Mac”has helped kids and families for over forty years.

A graduate of Dartmouth and the University of Virginia, he is the Clinical Director of the Family Therapy Institute of Santa Barbara and co-author of two highly acclaimed parenting books — How’s Your Family Really Doing? and Who’s the Boss? He recently won the title of “Best Family Therapist” in a poll taken by

He also specializes in creative projects for young children. He was music director and songwriter for the PBS hit, Jay Jay the Jet Plane, and has also written for Mutt & Stuff on Nick Jr. His Happy Kids Songs are an award-winning series of fifty songs and activities that build character, social and emotional skills.

In high demand as a presenter on a variety of topics related to parenting, he has been featured in national newspapers, magazines, radio programs, CNN, Time Magazine, Inside Edition, Time for Kids, AOL, and At Home-Live.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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