When Parents “Fib”

When Parents Fib… He was tall….but not really. In other words, he was “tall” in the way someone appears tall because of his presence. How do I know he wasn’t really “big”? He always told me he was 6’ tall but when I, his daughter, got to be 5’9” and eclipsed his height, I knew. […]

Kids Lie             

KIDS LIE “But why do kids lie?” she asked, shaking her head in disbelief. It was one mother’s shocked reaction to our finding out that our 16-year-old daughters lied about who’d be supervising a sleep-over party at a friend’s house. We found out: “No one.” “Because that’s what they do,” I answered. “They tell ‘mis-truths’ […]