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WHEN CHILDREN LIE
'My Daughter Lies -- What Should I Do?'
Family therapist, Author, Parenting With Presence, Parenting W...
Children live in the moment. They are largely motivated by either avoiding pain or experiencing pleasure. This is why telling kids that too much sugar will give them cavities has little impact on their decision to swipe that handful of brownies; the enjoyment outweighs later costs.
When Your Child Lies: A Reality Check
Leslie King, LCSW
From a child's point of view, keeping some secrets, such as calling a boy or perusing a Playboy, can be a path toward individuation.
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