LayLu 17 kids; Virginia 4007 posts11th Mar
Quoting Emmiboo:" My Mum never let me have chocolate, candy, soda, cookies, cake etc as a child as she has an insane fear ... [snip!] ... of the above to binge on and by my mid teens I was obese! Being too strict with kids can have the opposite effect sometimes."
Exactly.. I think it's better to tell your kid no and explain to them why you're saying no than to lie to them just to make it easier for yourself.