Lies We Tell Our Children

Lies we Tell Our Children by Happy Mum Happy ChildHere are 21 lies we tell our children.  I’m pretty sure I’ve said at least half of them already LOLOLOLOL …

The original is from BuzzFeed 🙂


1.  I’ll think about it

2.  I’ll be there in a minute

3.  If you just tell me the truth, you won’t get in trouble

4.  If you don’t like what I made for dinner, you can go to bed hungry

5.  I’ll give you something to cry about

6.  I’m going to count to three

7.  They don’t sell replacement batteries for that toy

8.  You can’t have that now, but I’ll put it on your birthday list

9.  I’ll treat you like an adult when you start behaving like one

10.  If you don’t clean your room, I’m throwing all this stuff in the bin

11.  I’m not going to ask you again

12.  I didn’t bring any money with me

13.  If you don’t come with me now, I’m leaving you here

14.  There is no cake left – so no dessert sorry

15.  The ice cream man only plays that song when they’re out of ice cream

16.  The TV automatically switches over to Mummy & Daddy channels at 6pm

17.  No I don’t know where your art projects went

18.  Your Mum and I are going to bed too

19.  Barney isn’t on TV anymore

20.  You can play with that after your nap

21.  If you eat one more piece, you can get down from the table

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My best so far has been, “If you don’t go to sleep now you will get so tired your eyes will pop out of your head,” hahaha, it worked!

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