As a parent, you want your kids to be honest. That doesn't mean you're not constantly lying to their faces. It's called balance.

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FemaleFirst found the most common white lies parents tell. Check 'em out:

  • Telling your kids that an annoying toy is lost, when you really got rid of it.
  • Lying to your friends about your parenting style.
  • Saying you have to leave somewhere like a playground because it's closing, even though it's really not.
  • Pretending you didn't eat their candy or other food.
  • Pretending to call the police because they did something bad.

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