Kids have no shame when it comes to blatantly lying to their parents' faces. But what they forget is that unlike them, we weren't born yesterday. And we find it pretty hilarious when they try to throw their 2-year-old, 4-month-old, or even UNBORN siblings under the bus.
Much to George Washington's dismay, we've learned that kids can tell a lie … and they do … a lot. Who chopped down the cherry tree? Your three-year-old son did. In honor of these compulsive liars, we asked Babble readers to share the funniest lies their kids have told, and boy did we get some hilarious fibs.
Whoever smelt it …
"My 7-year-old told me that her UNBORN SISTER was the one who farted."
Submitted by Alyson Harrison
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The polar bear hunter
"My son told me that he killed a polar bear in grandma's backyard, and they were eating it for supper. We live in South Carolina."
Submitted by Angela Burr Cloyd
Me: You know you aren't supposed to be at our house right now; no one is home. My daughter: I'm not at home, mom! Me: You are talking to me on the HOUSE phone right now!
Submitted by Renee Zay
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When all else fails...
"My 2 ½-year-old always blames things on his 4-month-old brother. Whenever I ask him how his brother managed to do whatever he is blaming him for, he tells me, 'He just walked over and did it.'"
Submitted by Brandi Primeau
"My 3-year-old had an accident. I asked him why he didn't use the potty, and he told me that it wasn't him. He said he was playing with Legos and his little brother walked up to him and pooped in his pants. He said, 'I tried to stop him but he just kept pooping my britches!'"
Submitted by April Heath Verreault
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"We gave our 2-year-old a piece of cake and told our 5-year-old he had to wait until after supper to eat his. A few minutes later, he peeped around the corner and said: 'Daddy, sissy ate all her cake!' My husband replied: 'You ate it, didn't you?' Our 5-year-old said: 'No, Daddy. Sissy threw it on the floor, and I tripped and fell on it!' Guess his mouth hit the cake when he fell because the evidence was all over his face!
Submitted by Tabitha Giles
The possessed pen
"My daughter wrote all over herself with a pen. When I asked why she'd done it, she said: 'I didn't do it, the pen floated and wrote on me.' Nice try, kid. She was only 2."
Submitted by Ileana M. Nunez
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