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23/01/2013 at 10:07
Most parents tells lies to their children as a tactic to change their behaviour, suggests a study of families in the United States and China.The most frequent example was parents threatening to leave children alone in public unless they behaved.
Researchers concluded that this raises "important moral questions for parents about when, if ever, parental lying is justified".From this article http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-21144827Do you think lying to your kids is ever justified?
23/01/2013 at 10:09
Erm yes, I have done similar to most of these! I'm pretty sure I was told similar and it hasn't affected me in any way. Isn't Santa and the tooth fairy the same then?
23/01/2013 at 10:15
WPS with reguards to Santa. Kids, if you're naughty, a stranger won't break in to the house, and leave you gifts (yet we teach them about not accepting thing off strangers)
I've lied to my kids, like my Mum lied to me.
23/01/2013 at 10:36
I'm always telling little lies to the kids. Mostly that his willy will fall off if he keeps playing with it to L, and that I'm skint and haven't bought anymore clothes to K
23/01/2013 at 10:42
oh dear I am doomed, I do it all the time. Lauren thinks I was an angel when I was a child, Molly believe in father christmas and that my Mum and Dad's dog who died before christmas is on holiday...........................
23/01/2013 at 11:35
All the time, I told my step daughter that I get emailed all the films watched on our netflix so i'd know if she watched an inappropriate film :) hahaha
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