Why Kids Lie, and 7 Ways to Get Them to Tell the Truth


Do you ever wonder why kids lie? What actually starts them down this path of being dishonest? This great article by Amy McCread, first featured on TODAYMoms, really gets at the heart of this behavior and offers suggestions on how to change it.

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Raise a Child with Great Values


Some psychologists think values are impossible to teach, and it is certainly true that telling kids to be more honest, or diligent, or considerate, doesn’t work any better than telling adults to be. But if values are impossible to teach, they are too important to leave to chance.

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Get to Know Mrs. Scuttlebug

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Are you as curious about Mrs. Scuttlebug as we are? You’re in luck! Though she is very busy taking care of the animals in the Enchanted Kingdom of Sugarwood, she took a few minutes to answer some questions about herself.

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10 Ways to Teach Your Kids Honesty

mom-and-daughter“Honesty is the first chapter of the book of girl crossing fingers behind her back wisdom,” wrote Thomas Jefferson. When it comes to small children and honesty, it’s not usually hard to find. The word “brutal” comes to mind. “Aunt Becky, did you know that your belly is huge?” With older children and teens, the truth sometimes becomes more elusive. Here are a few ideas to help guide your children on the correct honesty path:

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