A number of viewers have confessed to telling white lies to their children. "I tell my daughter during bath time if she drinks the water, her hair will fall out," a mom named Jessica confesses. "I feel bad."

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Dr. Phil says this is a very typical aspect of parenthood. "Robin and I lied to Jay and Jordan. Every time a hamster died, we had to come up with some reason the hamster went to the farm or we got a new hamster and he got a haircut," he says. "I mean you tell [children] things to kind of ease them into the reality of life. So it's normal." 

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