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10 Discipline Strategies That Bring Out Kids' Absolute Best Behavior

Here's how to get your child to listen and be more independent.

Mom Helping Daughter with Homework

When your child is having a bad day, just listen.

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Being a parent isn't the easiest job in the world, but it also doesn't have to be frustrating. Below, 10 tips for raising resilient, self-sufficient children, excerpted from Susan Groner's book 101 Ways to Rock Your World: Simple Strategies for Parenting with Sanity and Joy.

1. Say NO with conviction.

NO should not be your go-to, knee-jerk response. But when you do , make sure you mean it. If you are not sure, give

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