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This blog is written by the clinicians at Jonah Green and Associates, a mental health practice based in Kensington, MD that provides quality services for children, teens, families, and adults. It is intended as a resource for families who are seeking to expand their knowledge about mental health and mental health services, and also as a resource for families who are seeking quality mental health services, especially in the mid-Atlantic region.

Why Children Lie and How to Craft a Response

Many parents become undone when a child lies to them.  Projecting in the future, parents fear that deceit will become habitual and last into adulthood.  Yet kids lie for many different reasons.  Some kinds of dishonesty are developmentally normal, and call for a measured response. It helps to understand the reason a child is lying

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