Most parents have an arsenal of little white lies they use to protect their kids (or save their own sanity). And that's totally OK! The problem arises when parents lie about heavier topics like death or divorce. We may think we are sparing the children's feelings with a fib, but in actuality, we are depriving them of emotional development. Not to mention we miss out on the chance to build trust and communication between our children and ourselves. So when should you tell the truth, and when is it OK to lie? Let this guide help you answer that question.