We all remember the little white lies we were told as children. And the absolute shock and deceit that we felt when we discovered the little things were all one big fat lie.
How could they!?
Although anyone who has kids can kind of relate to the need to tell little white lies every now and again - kids just have SO many questions.
A post on Twitter by This Morning BBC radio presenter, Dan Walker, has gone viral.
Apparently 9 out of 10 parents say 'white lies' are the secret to a happy life. What are the fibs you've told your children? #PetHeaven
— Dan Walker (@mrdanwalker) September 25, 2017
He posted to the social media site asking parents to reveal the fibs they have told their children.
And the results are gas.
Here are some of our favourites:
When the ice cream van plays music it's to let everyone know they've run out
— Simon Rusbridge (@SimonRusbridge) September 25, 2017
Daddy cannot hear when it is dark. Call mummy if you wake up at night.
Actually worked till my wife found out.
— Lee Cooper (@Leecooper74) September 25, 2017
My son and I spent 10 minutes looking for his chocolate coins when I knew all along I’d eaten them the day before ????
— Mandy Green (@MandyGreens) September 25, 2017
Smoke alarm is Father Christmas listening device
— Kelly Baptist (@kellybappo) September 25, 2017
That Mum sends money to Santa to buy their presents - he can’t take all of the credit!!
— Lamby (@RayL11455) September 25, 2017
The Internet shuts down at the weekend! #familytime ????
— catherine corbey (@corbey50) September 25, 2017
Your ears turn red when you lie. Now when they lie, they cover their ears. ???? It all started as a joke...
— Morgan (@Mel50371) September 25, 2017
Thunder - just God moving the furniture about
— Keith Povall (@soxer100) September 25, 2017
What lies were you told as a kid? And if you're a parent, what fibs do you tell your children now?
Let us know in the comments below!