We teach our kids that honesty is the best policy, but that in itself is one of the biggest lies we tell them, isn’t it? Often, we have to protect them and teach them by withholding parts of the hard truth.
Other times, we can’t help but lie to them for no other benefits other than our own, because let’s face it, we just need a break.
Tooth Fairies Are Just Like Us
If you’re going to reward them, you might as well make them earn it. The best kind of parenting is the one where you can kill two birds with one stone.
This way, you get to keep their imagination magical while also teaching them the importance of chores.