Most of us have or have had at least one strong willed child. I think these ideas are good for lots of situations even if you don't necessarily consider your child a strong willed child.
Parenting Strong Willed Children
Often different from your other kids
Have big passionate feelings
Prone to power struggles with parents
Top Ten Survival Guidelines for parenting strong willed kids:
Not being open to their suggestions leads to lots of resentment.
Allow them to modify their choices
Ask yourself “Is this a hill worth dying on?”
What coping skills are YOU modeling?
Don't make everything a win/lose
Escalating to more severe punishment doesn’t work
Calm, Communicate, Collaborate, Collaborate, Collaborate