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Why Kids Lie & What to Do about It | Empowering Parents

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Our parenting experts explain why children lie and what you can do about it. ... My son is eight years old he lies about everything i punish him take things away ...

Punishing Kids for Lying Only Makes Them Lie More | TIME

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Dec 10, 2014 ... Do you punish your children when they're caught in a lie? That's what many parents do, but a new study from researchers at McGill University ...

Study: Want kids to stop lying? Don't punish them - Today's Parent

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Dec 19, 2014 ... According to research out of McGill University, kids will resort to lying more frequently if there's a threat of discipline.

Why Kids Lie—Age by Age | Parenting

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Honest advice for dealing with your child's lies. ... Lying to avoid punishment or to get an extra piece of pie—that I could understand. But Lillian was lying ...

How to Discipline a Child for Lying | LIVESTRONG.COM

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Jul 11, 2015 ... Kids may lie to protect someone's feelings, or to get out of trouble. Discipline should focus not just on punishment for lying but also on getting to ...

Forgetfulness and Lying | Focus on the Family

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Draw up a contract with your child. After everyone agrees that lying, for example, is a cause for correction, establish and transcribe a reasonable punishment.

Lying | Parenting Articles | Positive Discipline

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Question: "I don't know how to get my child to stop lying. We have tried very hard to teach high moral standards. The more I punish him, the more he lies.

Children and Lying - Truth About Deception

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In fact, children are quick to learn that lying can be useful when trying to avoid punishment, create a better image, influence other's behavior, or form their own ...

Adolescent Lying: What it costs and what to do. | Psychology Today

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Why do adolescents tend to lie more than children? Usually for freedom's sake - to escape punishment for misbehavior or to get to do what has been forbidden.

Lying - Positive Parenting Solutions

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Unfortunately, that's exactly what happens – when we punish kids for lying, they'll keep doing it in the hopes of avoiding any future punishment. So if we can't ...

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I Need Creative Punishment Ideas for My Lying Kid | The Stir

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Nov 14, 2011 ... Punishment So here we are again, and it ain't déjà vu. I got off the phone this evening with Mrs. Harris, an administrator at Girl Child's school, ...

Effective Parenting: Helping Children with Lying

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When a child lies, that trust is broken and relationships suffer. ... Some situations won't be clear and some children will deliberately lie to avoid punishment.

7 Things to Do When Kids Lie - Verywell

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Nov 16, 2015 ... Some common causes of lying in school-age children: Wishful imaginative play; Fear of punishment; A desire to brag to friends/classmates to ...