Lying

How To Handle Your Child Lying

How To Handle Your Child Lying

Last week I talked about how problems that aren’t dealt with usually grow and get much worse. The example that I gave was a client whose son was lying. She didn’t know how to deal with her lying in children, nor where that problem would lead. Unfortunately, he is now in serious trouble with the law. Clearly, if she knew then where the problem would lead, she would have tried harder to get help. It is heartbreaking that he is now in […]
Why Children Lie

Why Children Lie And What To Do About It

Most parents will tell you that they have children that lie from time to time. So why do kids lie and what should you do about it?  As a parent, how do you know which lies are ‘okay’ and which lies are actually signs of more serious problems? First of all, it’s important to understand that lying is actually a normal part of a child’s development. Children lie for a lot of reasons.  Some of them are even acceptable, or at the […]