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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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A teenagers respect for the parent

A teenagers respect for the parent begins with the parent’s respect for the teenager. Parenting from behind verdicts does not earn trust or respect.

© Copyright D. Riddell, 2012
Book Reference: Parenting Children Insights (PC 9)

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One thing even worse than parental tyranny

One thing even worse than parental tyranny, is child tyranny of parents. “Mummy and Daddy look after me, so they are in charge of me” is the bottom line.

© Copyright D. Riddell, 2012
Book Reference: Parenting Children Insights (PC 8)

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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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