As parents, we look forward to the time when our kids are old enough to watch after themselves, drive themselves to school, the store or the beach. We look forward to having some private time for ourselves, right? But to do this, we must rely heavily on our kids. We must trust them to be alone, or to be where they claim they are, or even to come home on time. We rely on them to tell us the truth.
Unfortunately, what we often get from our kids is not truth; it is myth. “No!” you may say, “My kid would never lie!” It’s easier for some parents to believe their son really...
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