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.