Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Fibs Help Me Cope with Life's Dramas

Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Fibs Help Me Cope with Life's Dramas

Article excerpt

I WAS told that I should be writing lists because nobody these days reads anything long-form. Pffft. I just don't believe that. But I thought I'd have a go at it anyway...

Top five lies I have told my toddler

Let it Go stops working if you play it more than three times in a row.

You'll make Fireman Sam upset, he will quit his job, and somewhere a Welsh town will go up in flames.

If he hits his brother the emu at the zoo will know about it.

The City Council has cameras in our house and if he doesn't eat his food/pick up his toys they will recall all diggers.

Elmo died.

Top five bribes I have used to get my toddler to eat dinner

I will give you $8000 if you eat one chicken nugget.

I'll get pregnant and give you a sister if you eat just that bit there.

If you eat the rest of your dinner you can listen to She'll Be Coming 'Round the Mountain for eternity. …

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