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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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Neither rescuing nor wrath

Let the mother be firmer in her gentleness, and let the father be gentler in his firmness. Neither rescuing nor wrath is helpful to a child.

© Copyright D. Riddell, 2012
Book Reference: Parenting Children Insights (PC 7)

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Before you give in to their demands

Before you give in to their demands, remember that children will repeat whatever behaviour gets them what they want. Is it behaviour you want to be repeated?

© Copyright D. Riddell, 2012
Book Reference: Parenting Children Insights (PC 6)

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Anticipate a child’s natural desire to take revenge

Anticipate a child’s natural desire to take revenge by helping them trace the real cause of their offence and resolve it.

© Copyright D. Riddell, 2012
Book Reference: Parenting Children Insights (PC 5)

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The best gift you can give your children

The best gift you can give your children is to have a loving and trusting relationship with their father or mother. Next to that it’s your belief in them.

© Copyright D. Riddell, 2012
Book Reference: Parenting Children Insights (PC 4)

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Keep a close eye on the children’s rivalry

Keep a close eye on the children’s rivalry for your approval – it seeds jealousy that can tear the family apart eternally, and is often born out of parental favouritism.

© Copyright D. Riddell, 2012
Book Reference: Parenting Children Insights (PC 3)

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