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Give your kids confidence! Here are 4 ways to teach them to be assertive

Assertiveness will give your kids confidence to navigate daily situations.

Assertiveness sometimes gets a bad rap. But this skill can help your children listen, be comfortable with who they are, and have emotional control. So in order to raise assertive kids, we need to know what it means.

Studio 5 Parenting Contributor, Heather Johnson, shares how to teach our kids to be assertive. She shares how it is different from aggressiveness, and how to respect children when they say “no.”

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