It can be stressful and a little scary for both you and your child when he goes over to a new friend's house for the first time. By setting some ground rules ahead of time, you will feel more comfortable and secure about your child's well being.
All children have a bit of this headstrong, spirited way in them at some point or in some measure.
Lying is common among children. In fact, a study out of the University of Waterloo observing children in their own homes found that 96 percent of young children lie at some point. Four-year-olds lie, on average, every two hours, and six-year-olds lie, on average, every hour. Here are some practical strategies to encourage kids to tell the truth.