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


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 ...

How to Deal with Lying in Children and Teens - Why Kids Lie


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, we ...

Punishing Kids for Lying Only Makes Them Lie More | TIME


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 ...

10 Ways to Get Your Kids to Stop Lying - iMom


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,  ...

7 Things to Do When Kids Lie - Verywell


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 ...

Lying | Parenting Articles | Positive Discipline


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.

Why Kids Lie—Age by Age | Parenting


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, and ...

Forgetfulness and Lying | Focus on the Family


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.

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


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, Ages 6 to 12 - HealthDay


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 ...

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Dealing With Lying and Sneaky Behavior in Kids


Problem solving steps for your child's lying and sneaky behavior. ... When I give them punishment ( chores , hiding things) they say okay , or end up finding them  ...

How to Discipline a Child for Lying | LIVESTRONG.COM


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 ...

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


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