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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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Trust must come before rebuke

Trust must come before rebuke, for no-one can make another do anything, and children discover this early in their lives.

© Copyright D. Riddell, 2012
Book Reference: Parenting Children Insights (PC 18)

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Whose problem is it?

Whose problem is it? Don’t own your child’s problem for them. They must experience the consequences of their own faulty choices.

© Copyright D. Riddell, 2012
Book Reference: Parenting Children Insights (PC 17)

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Labelling children

Labelling children is the most natural thing in the world. It is also the most destructive as the child grows into the label. How does ‘idiot’ help a child to think more clearly?

© Copyright D. Riddell, 2012
Book Reference: Parenting Children Insights (PC 16)

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Discipline is not the enemy of enthusiasm

Discipline is not the enemy of enthusiasm. Rather enthusiasm is protected by discipline.

© Copyright D. Riddell, 2012
Book Reference: Parenting Children Insights (PC 15)

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Removal from the world

Removal from the world does not protect children as effectively as explanation and insight – it is truth that keeps their hearts safe – yet exposure to evil must be well supervised.

© Copyright D. Riddell, 2012
Book Reference: Parenting Children Insights (PC 14)

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