As we come to the L in the road! Ha! Ha! Well, I thought it was funny. One of the things I most dislike in life is lies. I rarely tell them! (Except when it is really, really important to be kind instead of truthful). And I don't do well when I am being told a lie either.
When the kids first came to live with me, lying was often a way they protected themselves. It was a habit they had both fallen into. And it wasn't an easy habit to break. Once upon a time I told them, while I was in nursing school, I had learned to read people pretty well. Like having 'lie detectors' inserted in my eyes. To this day, Darian will tell you that I told him I had lie detectors inserted in my eyes. "Would I lie to you, child? I've asked. And he responds "Yes!" Then he proceeds to remind me about Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny. And the tooth fairy. And then there is the Sandman. I don't see that the same as lying. But kids do sometimes. And when they are smart enough to bring it up, during an important lecture on lying, I am not really sure how you deal with it! Some 'lies' are good lies? Some 'lies' are fun?
|Honestly I have uttered these words|
Do you have one thing that you hate? Something that you insist that your kids NEVER do?