Parents often don’t know how to handle dishonesty and common discipline techniques don’t quite address the problem. A more comprehensive plan is usually necessary since dishonesty often has several components.” Here are 10 ways to help children who have a problem with lying: #parenting #lying #children
10 Tips to Help Your Child Stop Lying and Tell the Truth: Dealing with a lying child can be tough, but remember, it’s you who has to intervene and try to sort out the issue as a parent. Below is a list of simple tips that could help you encourage honesty and other positive values in your kid.
Middle Childhood (7-11 yrs)-Cognitive / Socio-emotional: Between the ages of 5 and 8, children will tell more lies to test what they can get away with, especially lies related to school and friends. Maintaining the lies may still be difficult. Ages 9 to 12 most children this age are well on their way to establishing a hardworking, trustworthy, and conscientious identity. But they are getting better at maintaining lies, but they may feel guilty after lying.
According to authors Dr. Scott Turansky and Joanne Miller, “Honesty is the basis for any relationship because it develops trust, and upon that foundation simple things like communication and responsibility rest. When a child lies, that trust is broken and relationships suffer. Here are 10 ways to help children who have a problem with lying: #parenting #truth