If you admit being wrong to your kids, would they grow up to relent in the face of reason, wisdom and facts? Would dogma be defeated?
Should we tell our kids the truth about Santa or keep the Santa Claus myth and magic alive as long as possible? Parents are conflicted.
The pawn shop taught me was how to spot a liar. And to lowball any offer. And how to negotiate with some tough kids, uh, customers
I see this year challenging your integrity. Defending takes courage, decency, honor and truth in a world that devalues all those values.
Dealing with lying children is part of being a parent. But are you ready for all the lying you will do rest to get a little peace and quiet?
He would leave the house for work before I woke. He would be back for dinner. He often worked weekends. But work was not why he was a distant father.