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Mums lie to appear ‘perfect’ parents

world Updated: Nov 03, 2012 01:37 IST

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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