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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 ...

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


Mar 13, 2016 ... According to research out of McGill University, kids will resort to lying more frequently if there's a threat of discipline.

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 ...

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.

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,  ...

Parenting: Punishments for Lying | Our Everyday Life


Parents want to believe that their children always tell the truth, but unfortunately, kids of all ages lie for a variety of reasons. For example, in a 2011 Psychology ...

Parenting Advice - How to deal with lying and encourage hone


Jun 25, 2014 ... It's common, however, to be unsure how to handle lying; parents may flit between lecturing, ignoring and punishment. Supernanny expert Dr ...

Don't Threaten to Punish Your Kids for Lying - New York Magazine


Dec 8, 2014 ... Kids of a certain age lie rather frequently. This is both common-sense child- rearing wisdom and a fact that has been observed in experimental ...

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


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, ...

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 ...

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 ...