Parents are being arrested for running into the store for 5 minutes and deciding to leave their child in the car. Is this really the society we've become? Instead of looking out for the child, we call 911 and have the parent arrested?
Lying is a parenting tool that is being used far too often and advocated for far too frequently. Lying is not a tool we should have to use, but we also have to know how to tell the truth to our kids and to others to avoid it.