Parenting - Behaviour | 3-12 yrs

How To Teach Your Child To Tell The Truth

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Everyone appreciates an individual who speaks the truth, but it isn’t easy to develop the habit of speaking the truth at all times.

Children begin to lie from a very young age, and once parents come to know of their child’s habit, they feel sad and guilty at not being able to instil truthfulness in their child. Reading our ClipBook will help you understand when and why children begin to lie and how to help them learn to speak the truth.

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