Reply Hey Mom! Learn more about the Gerber Life Insurance Grow-Up Plan!
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-13-2013, 08:24 PM   #11
mommabritt's Avatar
Registered Users
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Currently MO; but wherever the Marines send us. SoCal at heart.
Posts: 9,876
My Mood:
Time out in their room on their bed until they're ready too fess up. A time or two they have told a big lie and has gotten their brother in trouble. This is very serious as we are trying to instill a strong brotherly love. Usually I make them right a letter to the person they got into trouble and choose something to do for them. If it affected no one else directly the they have to right their wrong. And we move on. They hate time out. It's boring.


Hi, I'm Brittney
Wife to one amazing man.
Mom to FOUR amazing blessings.

***IDSO Salt Water Sandals- White, Toddler 7***
mommabritt is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2013, 04:47 AM   #12
mrserhabor's Avatar
Registered Users
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 827
My Mood:
If its something little I just talk to my 5yr old and then either take something away or he had to go to bed early. If its a big lie he gets the little lie consequences plus a little spoonful of hot sauce!
One big happy family! Two boys, one girl, and one on the way!
mrserhabor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2013, 07:15 AM   #13
PBAki's Avatar
Registered Users
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 9,841
My Mood:
Re: What do you do when your kid lies?

We have a little talk. Big difference between lying to avoid negative consequences versus being funny. We try to make the experience more positive when she's honest about a situation rather than reprimand her for lying. At least for us that's worked well so far.
Dad to two precious girls
PBAki is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Copyright 2005 - 2018 VIX-WomensForum LLC. All Rights Reserved.