Are you concerned that your child is lying and you don't know how to stop it? Our
parenting experts explain why children lie and what you can do about it. ... The
thing that i struggle with is that no amount of punishment works. I cannot trust my
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 ...
May 20, 2015 ... According to research out of McGill University, kids will resort to lying more
frequently if there's a threat of discipline.
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 ...
Oct 31, 2016 ... When children lie, it can be upsetting for parents. Here's how you can keep your
cool and handle lying in children with love and reassurance. ... you threaten kids
with punishment for lying, they are less likely to tell the truth.
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,
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.
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.
Jun 2, 2014 ... Think of the times in your life you have lied. And why. Were you afraid of what
would happen if you told the truth? Worried how the other would ...
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,