Why I don’t punish my children for lying

lying

Has your child ever lied to you? How did you respond? One of my daughters has frustrated us with how often she attempts to avoid the truth, and it’s easy to let my mind get carried away with worries that she’ll become a pathological liar, or that I’ll never be able to trust her. And those types of worries only fuel the impulse to do something about it. But what is there for parents to do? And what will actually decrease the behavior? The answer will probably surprise you.

Head on over to the Chattanooga Moms Blog to see how I respond to this (often frustrating) behavior….

 

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