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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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When a child needs to punish a parent

When a child needs to punish a parent by withholding trust, it is a dangerous moment for both parent and child – the results of which may last a lifetime.

© Copyright D. Riddell, 2012
Book Reference: Parenting Children Insights (PC 34)

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If you keep running onto the court

If you keep running onto the court to help out, how will your child ever learn to play the game alone? It’s not just God who must restrict His power to intervene by ‘sitting on His hands’.

© Copyright D. Riddell, 2012
Book Reference: Parenting Children Insights (PC 32)

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‘Oppositional’ children

‘Oppositional’ children need an object lesson to discover that ‘no’ is a friend, not an enemy. A barrier, safety rail, fence or fire-guard will do the job nicely.

© Copyright D. Riddell, 2012
Book Reference: Parenting Children Insights (PC 31)

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When a child learns to over-rule a mother

When a child learns to over-rule a mother, and mother has already annulled father, that family is heading for chaos.

© Copyright D. Riddell, 2012
Book Reference: Parenting Children Insights (PC 30)

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Children can cope with what they can understand

Children can cope with what they can understand. Explanations are more protective than keeping them in ignorance, and leaving them to guess for themselves.

© Copyright D. Riddell, 2012
Book Reference: Parenting Children Insights (PC 29)

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