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HindustanTimes Mon,22 Sep 2014

World

Mums lie to appear ‘perfect’ parents
Agencies
London, November 03, 2012
First Published: 00:23 IST(3/11/2012)
Last Updated: 01:37 IST(3/11/2012)

Peer pressure forces them to lie, survey by parenting website BabyCentre finds

53% mothers resort to fabricating stories about their parenting experiences

32% confessed to not being truthful when talking to their midwife

71% admitted to lying to their children to make their day easier

90% confessed to using the TV to keep children quiet

33% admitted to replacing bedtime stories with TV

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