by Dulles Moms | December 13, 2008 10:21 am
By Robyn Koslowitz PhD, Targeted Parenting, Psychology Today
Parenting by lying might seem efficient. We’ve all heard parents say things like:
“I’m not getting dressed up to go out, just go to bed.”
“We can’t buy that chocolate; the store doesn’t let us.”
“That won’t hurt a bit!”
But we may be better off resisting the temptation to lie.
Recently published research conducted via a collaboration between Nanyang Technological University, the University of Toronto, the University of California, and Zhejiang Normal University demonstrates that although parents are tempted to lie to elicit short-term compliance, the harm may outweigh the benefit…moreRead More
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