I Lie To My Child Daily

I Lie to My Child Daily

I lie to my child daily and I am a better person for it. Before I get into the lies I tell my child, let’s all admit we lie to our children every now and then.

Ahhhh! …Doesn’t that feel good to get off your chest? I know I feel better.

Although I lie to my child, I do not do it to be malicious or mean. I do it for his own good. I am sometimes known in my house as “Mean Mommy,” according to my son. But, because I love him, I lie a little (or a lot). Hopefully, he will have children when he gets older and realize all the lies I told were out of love.

Now, for the good stuff! Listed below are some lies I tell my son.

Lies I Tell My Child:

1) You cannot have junk food for breakfast, it’ll rot your teeth. 

2) If you don’t brush your teeth twice a day, they’ll turn black and fall out. 

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3) Of course, we can stay at the park for 30 more minutes (even though we’ve been here for two hours). 

4) It’s time for bed! 

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5) We don’t have any more _______ (insert name of junk food).

6) You’re a Superhero (when referring to his Tourette Syndrome tics that get him upset/frustrated at times)

7) Wow, Handsome! That was some fast running.

8) Oh my gosh! You jumped so high that time!

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9) Chuck E. Cheese’s is closed today.

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10) Mangos (or any fruit I’m eating) taste like candy!

Also, during certain seasons, “Holiday Lies,” are put into effect.

Listed below are the three most popular holiday lies I tell my son. 

Seasonal Lies:

1) Santa Claus 

2) Easter Bunny

3) Tooth Fairy

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There, I confessed.

Now, what are some of the lies you tell your child?

 

 

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