Our expert says:
I agree with Maria - at some stage, ALL kids lie, sometimes clumsily, sometimes creatively. If a child is starved for attention, then, yes, even bad attention may be better than none ; but this isn't always the reason. There's a fine line between fantasy, play, story-telling - and lies. One side of the line we usually find entertaining, the other side, annoying.
Have you discussed this with her, and outlined the disadvantages of lying, as well as hearing her thoughts on why she may do it ?
The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical exmanication, diagnosis and formal
advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.