26: Lying, Cheating, and Stealing
Many parents get very upset when they catch their children lying, stealing, or cheating. We all hate the feeling of betrayal, being lied to, or cheated. But we all lie for lots of reasons. Sometimes to cover up bad behaviours. Other times, we do it out of fear because we want to spare ourselves of punishment or avoid sanctions.
The same goes with our young ones. But one thing is certain, it’s often not as intentional as we adults think and do.
Have you ever felt like no matter what you do, your child keeps on lying? Why do they do it? How can you encourage your children to tell the truth?
Join me in this episode as I go into detail about why our children lie as well as the strategies you can use to address lying!
What you will learn in this episode: