Answer by outstandingLove at 12:40 PM on Jun. 16, 2009
I can't imagine that by age 9 they haven't already been discussions. We started with our kids as soon as they started telling stories, My daughter uses Mommy Dots because you know that is how Mommy knows that you are lying you get a mommy dot right in the middle of your forhead.
Answer by lococlasby at 2:51 PM on Jun. 16, 2009
Books about honesty, telling the truth are a great way to get her thinking because they are written on a child's level. You can see some books here http://astore.amazon.com/wwwcjkidzcom3-20?%5Fencoding=UTF8&node=18
I would follow it up with a conversation about trust, disappointment and consequences.
Answer by momjs at 4:56 PM on Jun. 16, 2009