My 9 year old daughter lies and steals. How can I put an end to this?
My daughter will steal money and anything else that she feels she needs. When she is caught or confronted she will spit out lie after lie to keep from being in trouble. When asked why she does these things her answer is always "I don't know." When confronted about our newest incident, she proceeds to tell me that she has a DARK side and a GOOD side, and sometimes the DARK side takes over.
Sounds like your daughter should be evaluated by a pediatric therapist. Getting help as quickly as possible will prevent your daughter's kleptomania from getting out of hand. Ask her regular health care provider for a recommendation of a pediatric therapist in your area.