Twitter users are sharing the little lies they tell their kids, and hang on while I call my mom

Sometimes being a parent is just doing your best to get through the day. Every day can’t be extraordinary. Not all moments are Instagram-worthy, or the ones you gush about over brunch with your friends. When it comes to simply making it from 8am to 8pm with as few minor breakdowns (from both kid and parent alike), the rule of thumb is do what you gotta do.

Fortunately, there are some noble parents in the world who are revealing the white lies they’ve told their kids to either hide a truth that they aren’t old enough to understand yet … or just to avoid a meltdown.

It started with a question posed on Twitter by @mrdanwalker:

I think both existing and future parents can take notes. I know I’ll be bookmarking this for later review.

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