Bringing your wise mind back online.
Q. I always tell the kids the truth 100% of the time, even when it comes to Santa, the Tooth Fairy and others. This gets me in trouble with family and friends who tell me to lie to them about it. When these conversations come up, I try to remove myself but if the kids … Continue reading What About The Tooth Fairy?
Parents I meet are constantly thinking they have to solve every problem. You don't... Every time we "fix" it for them, they learn to be more helpless. Don't steal their thunder! Let them start to problem solve.
The more a child lies, the less the child learns coping skills to effectively manage their emotions or the issue at hand...