7 things it’s perfectly OK to lie to your kids about

7 things it’s perfectly OK to lie to your kids about

One of the funniest things I’ve ever heard was Sara Cox saying she told her kids that when the ice cream van plays a tune it means it has run out of ice cream. This was years before I had kids of my own but I remember thinking how much fun it must be to sit with your other half over a bottle of wine, agreeing fibs you’d tell your kids for your own amusement.

And then you have kids, and realise that the real brilliance of their childish innocence is not that you can use it for amusement, but that lying to children is something you need to do SIMPLY TO SURVIVE.

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