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Old 10-06-2012, 05:18 PM   #24
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Re: Is it possible to parent your children without lying to them? Do you try?

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Originally Posted by happysmileylady View Post
Possible? Absolutely. Lying as defined by the OP is a choice, therefore it's something a parent has control over. All you have to do is choose not to lie when the situation presents itself.

BUT, I don't necessarily think that's a healthy way to raise a child. I believe it's important to raise a child to experience common aspects of life, good and bad, and lying is, unfortunately, part of life.
But they'll learn about lying and dishonesty anyway. My kids know about lying and dishonesty, regardless of how straightforward I try to be with them
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