Most parents opt for punishing their kids when they lie. Even though this has been a traditional norm, we cannot expect kids to show positive signs if we start scolding them or giving them harsh punishments just for lying. If your child lies too much, instead of scolding, you have to set limits and let him realize that there will be consequences. Do not let him know that the problem into which he ran is already solved. Rather, you can let him assume that he is still in trouble and you won’t be there to help him out.
Addressing frequent lying in children requires open communication, leading by example, reinforcing honesty, teaching consequences, encouraging problem-solving, and seeking professional guidance if needed. Building trust takes time, patience, and consistency.