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Ep 87: Lying

 

I want to talk about all things connected with lying. Why children do it, when does it develop, what can we do to encourage our children to tell the truth, and what to avoid in the moments when we catch them.
Understanding why children do it is crucial to helping us respond in the best way for our child.

Here are the highlights:
(00:29) The most common reasons our children lie
(02:14) Lying is developmentally normal
(07:27) A false belief task
(12:02) Lying out of curiosity
(15:03) Our children are no different to us
(19:12) Encouraging our children to tell the truth
(21:32) Positive reinforcement
(24:36) Have conversations about family values
(28:48) Liar is a dirty word

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