Top Ten Lies Parents Tell (Ourselves)

by Danielle Veith


 A kids' version of lying to themselves: "You can't see me!" 

A kids' version of lying to themselves: "You can't see me!" 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.  I just turned around for a second!

 

9. (Fill in the blank)... shouldn't take too long.

 

8. Yelling "Stop yelling!" will get them to stop yelling.

 

7. Crawling/talking/walking/reading/writing early = Ive League future! (Aka, it's ok we haven't started saving for college, our kid is a genius.)

 

6.  It hasn't been *that* long since... (fill in the blank).

 

5.  I don't smell anything. 

 

4. Falling asleep while watching Bones on the DVR is just as romantic as going out to see a movie.

 

3. What's one more kid?

 

2. Going to bed early is the new sleeping in.

 

1. Our kids won't be like that.