How to Stop Kids from Lying: 7 Solutions

8 of 9

Model Honesty

Hey, everyone does it: a little lie here, a miscommunication there. But if you lie, don't expect your child to take you seriously when it comes to the truth. Even small lies like, "The check's in the mail" can set a bad example for your child—and his developing moral compass. Show him that honesty is the best policy in your actions and he may take your words to heart.