If your lying child is in primary school or a pre-teen, then she's old enough to know that what she's doing is wrong. Her behaviour is conscious and wilful, and as such it must have an underlying motive.
Some children do well and excel at school and others just don't seem to like studying. Dr James Dobson explains how these groups differ.
What do you do about a child who is defiant and exhibiting behaviour problems at school?
What do you do about a child who randomly and uncontrollably hits everything and everyone within reach, including herself?
One of the best ways to teach your child gratitude is by modelling a grateful and selfless attitude yourself. Actions and example always speak louder than words.
Does spanking sometimes fail as a form of discipline with some children?
After disciplining a child might want to hug and make up. Is that okay?
Isn't it barbaric to spank a child? How can it be healthy?
Parents are very reluctant to spank their children these days. We are told it is wrong, it will teach the child violence and can possibly turn the child into a violent person. Is there any truth to this?
When kids try their hardest to do something and they get it all wrong in spite of themselves, what's a parent to do?