“Most parents tell lies to their children as a tactic to change their behavior, 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. Persuasion ranged from invoking the support of the tooth fairy to telling children they would go blind unless they ate particular vegetables.”

~Sean Coughlan, BBC News education correspondent

To read the full article, click here: Most Parents Lie to Their Children


What do you think parents? How true is this for you?

What pushes parents to lie & is it an effective behavior management strategy?

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Great BBC article use for Sunday

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