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From First Fibs to Tall Tales – Honest Advice for Dealing with Your Child’s Lies

May 30, 2014 | Parenting | 0 comments | Author:

Helping children understand the importance of honesty – and how lying, cheating or stealing can damage your credibility and friendships – is not a lesson that can be learned in one day, one month or one year – it has to sink in gradually, with ongoing parental guidance, as a child matures and faces ethical questions and dilemmas.

Here are a handful of strategies we recommend to help your child develop a better understanding of truthfulness: