Parents might say “honesty is the best policy,” but when it comes to interacting with their own kids, mom and dad stretch the truth with the best of them, finds a new study.
- Often. Lying to your kids teaches them to be skeptical. They’ll thank you for it.
- Once in a while. Sometimes a little fib to spare feelings is called for.
- Never. Honesty is the best and only policy.
Tell me if your answer is 1, 2 or 3 and then tell me why.