Child Development: Lying by Omission

BK: I have a surprise for you! Aristotle: *eyes widening* BK: Here it is… Aristote: I don’t like it. That’s the brutal honesty of a child. Which is totally fine, until they say it to someone else and you feel like hiding and pretending that this rude little ingrate isn’t your child. In an effortContinue reading “Child Development: Lying by Omission”

Nurture Shock: Chapter 4 – Why Kids Lie

Well, we all know that kids lie.  When they are toddlers, the belief is that they don’t know the difference between the truth and a lie because of an overactive imagination.  As a parent, it is usually easy to spot these early lies because of inconsistencies and the child’s inability to make up realistic liesContinue reading “Nurture Shock: Chapter 4 – Why Kids Lie”

Why Does my Toddler Lie?

It’s been happening for a while now.  Initially, I thought it was because Gavin had just muddled his facts.  There is no denying that Gavin seems to be making things up – little white lies, fictitious facts, but all harmless. One morning, I made a sandwich for Gavin to eat before school.  He didn’t finishContinue reading “Why Does my Toddler Lie?”