We assume what works for one kid will work for another. How about you?

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The best way to deal with your son's whining is to get down at eye level and explain how his actions need to change. But your daughter is more aggressive and refuses to listen.THE FIX . It's easy to blame your kid when a discipline technique fails. But "you may have to go about getting the behavior you want in different ways with each kid, While one might respond to a verbal reminder about what is acceptable, the other might need a consequence when she acts up -- like having her Wii unplugged. Being firm with one child and touchy-feely with another isn't being inconsistent; it's tuning in to different needs and learning styles, "The punishment should fit the crime -- and the kid."

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