Five steps to getting your kids to tell the truth

Freckled Kid

I've always been afraid of the moment that my pure and innocent young child would knowingly lie to me for the first time. I imagined that I would feel terribly sad to realize that he wasn't a perfect and divine being, but rather human, just like me.

Surely it would be awhile before I would have to deal with this fall from grace. I wondered what his first lie would be about. Would he lie about getting in trouble at school? Eating unhealthy foods? Not doing his homework?