There’s a lot of things that people leave out when they tell you about what it’s like to be a parent. But one of the main things that no one tells you? Having kids turns you into a liar. It’s the truth.
Kids have a really skewed view of the world, so if you’re going to make it through a day with them — and not go entirely crazy — chances are you’re going to have to tell a fib or two.
And that’s okay! To make you feel better about it, here are some of the things that the rest of us lie about on an almost daily basis.
1. The Store
Kids are always dying to go to the toy store. And most of your reasons for not going aren’t things that they want to hear. The easiest thing to do is just to tell them that the place is closed.