Lying is wrong. But you knew that. If our kids tell a lie, we tend to get all insane about it, look it up on Baby Center to see if it’s a normal phase of development or if we’re dealing with a budding sociopath. And yet the truth of the matter is that we lie to our kids all the time!
I’m not saying we shouldn’t lie to our children because some of our lies are necessary. How about telling our kids it’s later than it really is to help them adjust to Daylight Savings Time? Or that sugar bugs are going to eat their teeth if they don’t brush?
We’re just looking out for them! Of course we also lie to save their feelings, save our asses and often, just to save our sanity. Here then, are what I think are the 10 Biggest Lies We Tell Our Kids:
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