Dare to Discipline

Much-needed answers to your toughest parenting questions.
Why are boundaries so important? Do children really want limits set on their behavior? My spouse doesn’t seem to care about discipline. Why am I stuck being the “bad guy” all the time? Is it okay to spank my child? If I do, will he think I don’t love him? Will it lead him to hit others and become a violent person?
Join the millions of caring parents who have found answers in the wisdom of parenting authority and family counselor Dr. James Dobson. The New Dare to Discipline is a revised and updated edition of the classic bestseller, designed to help you lead your children through the tough job of growing up. This practical, reassuring guide will teach you how to meet your children’s needs of love, trust, affection—and discipline.


Children need love, trust, affection--and discipline. From one generation to the next, the challenge of helping children into responsible adults doesn't change. Dr. Dobson's classic Dare to Discipline, a practical, reassuring guide for caring parents, has sold over 2 million copies since its release in 1970. What gives a book that kind of staying power? The ability to meet a real, felt need in the marketplace. Today, a whole new generation of parents is turning to Dr. Dobson's wise counsel. Some things never change.