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i just lied to my daughter....

shes 6, i just put her to bed, and i found a spider in her room...and i tried to kill it...but it got away...it WAS just a lil one, but still...i hate spiders, and so does she...anyways, yaa i totally didnt get it..but i knew if she knew that she wouldnt sleep..so i pretended i did...and i told her i killed it..i feel so bad..cuz i know if that was me, id be pissed!! have you ever lied about anything like that to your lil kid??

 
alexis_06

Asked by alexis_06 at 12:47 AM on Aug. 12, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • Oh mama, you're so sweet. Don't feel bad. She will never know the difference and it gave her peace of mind to get some rest. I don't advocate lying but in this situation you did the right thing.
    jupiter84

    Answer by jupiter84 at 12:51 AM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • sadly a lot, but you have to do what you have to do. don't feel bad mom.
    keisha613

    Answer by keisha613 at 12:50 AM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • lol I would totally have done the same thing, then sat up all night with a shoe in hand waiting for it to come back! hahaha :) don't feel bad mama, we all do it!
    rhianna1708

    Answer by rhianna1708 at 12:51 AM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • Sometimes as mothers we do what we gotta do! I would have done the exact same thing. Much better than her being scared all night.
    SleepingBeautee

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 12:52 AM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • Your not alone I have.
    nautired

    Answer by nautired at 12:54 AM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • u did the right thing!
    emily1234

    Answer by emily1234 at 12:58 AM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • Sadly, I lie about little things like that all the time w them. Never would lie about anything serious or big, but I've lied about the spider a few times...sometimes those little things are just too damn fast!
    nappeal

    Answer by nappeal at 1:10 AM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • I haven't, but my oldest is only 2 1/2.
    sherribeare

    Answer by sherribeare at 12:51 AM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • i may exaggerate the truth every now and then...but only when necessary! lol
    nickellmomof2

    Answer by nickellmomof2 at 1:05 AM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • What if she wakes up to it dangling over her face? Ewwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww
    LostTheSlipper

    Answer by LostTheSlipper at 1:24 AM on Aug. 12, 2010

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