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How do I get my 7 year old to stop hiding things from me?

Hi my 7 years old daughter have a new bad habit, she likes to either lie or hide things from me (the last one was she git written up at school and when I found out she said she didn't want to upset me) Should I be getting professional help or what had you done in a similar experience? Thanks

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Asked by Anonymous at 11:53 PM on Jun. 6, 2010 in School-Age Kids (5-8)

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  • Mine gets punished. He always gets caught so I don't know why he bothers.

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:39 AM on Jun. 7, 2010

  • Talk to her about it. Ask her why she's hiding things and reassure her that she can talk with you without fear.

    Answer by nytefae at 5:34 PM on Jun. 7, 2010

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