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Daily Insights are insightful truths about reality that empower us to transform our way of thinking.

They are often challenging, and give us the coaching and courage to behave in a way we might never have thought of. They’re great to dwell on and remind ourselves of throughout the day.

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If you wouldn’t sanction it

If you wouldn’t sanction it in your lounge, why betray your morals by allowing it on your television? Will you count the cost of compromise before your child’s morality falls apart?

© Copyright D. Riddell, 2012
Book Reference: Parenting Children Insights (PC 43)

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‘Oppositional’ children and disappointment

‘Oppositional’ children are allergic to disappointment. Teach them ‘no’ doesn’t always mean ‘never’

© Copyright D. Riddell, 2012
Book Reference: Parenting Children Insights (PC 42)

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If you don’t like your partner’s style of discipline

If you don’t like your partner’s style of discipline, resolve it privately. If agreed terms are not then adhered to, protect the child from taking it personally in an appropriate manner.

© Copyright D. Riddell, 2012
Book Reference: Parenting Children Insights (PC 41)

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Never undermine each other’s effort

Never undermine each other’s effort in child disciplinary matters in front of the children, or you erode the respect that prevents anarchy in the home.

© Copyright D. Riddell, 2012
Book Reference: Parenting Children Insights (PC 40)

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When one parent perceives the other to be too tough in discipline

When one parent perceives the other to be too tough in discipline, and so tries to compensate by becoming too lenient, it’s time to either negotiate or get outside help.

© Copyright D. Riddell, 2012
Book Reference: Parenting Children Insights (PC 39)

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