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 ...
When you catch your child in a lie, it's natural to feel betrayed, hurt, angry and
frustrated. But here's the truth: lying is normal. It's wrong, but it's normal. In fact,
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 ...
Some situations won't be clear and some children will deliberately lie to avoid
punishment. You find yourself in a predicament because proof seems impossible,
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 ...
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.
We laughed, but I felt unsettled. Lying to avoid punishment or to get an extra
piece of pie—that I could understand. But Lillian was lying frequently, for kicks,
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.
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.
Jan 20, 2016 ... The most common kind of lie told by kids is a cover for wrongdoing. The goal is to
avoid unpleasantness or punishment. Children learn this ...