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