Inside: Discover the MAGIC word to make it easy for your children to tell you the truth + a dead funny way to explain the consequences of lying.
My son got off the school bus with his bag clutched awkwardly in front of him. I should’ve guessed he was hiding something.
The next day I found a pair of jeans scrunched up in the corner of his room. I shook them out and discovered holes in both knees.
When I asked him about it, he said, “So-and-so dragged me across the schoolyard.”
I was all set to give him a hug. But the fidgeting, the hand over the mouth, and the lack of eye contact told a different story.
He was LYING.