When is it okay to lie?

When is it okay to lie?

“Faith, do NOT put those Barbie beads in your mouth. Do you understand?”

“Yes, Mama.”

However… For some odd reason, my little 4-year-old self was obsessed with the idea of having braces, and I thought that string of Barbie pearls looked like the perfect set of play braces to put on my perfectly straight baby teeth….

About 5 minutes go by and I have been holding those amazing fake braces over my teeth, admiring them in the full-length mirrors that covered my closet doors when I heard my Mom say from the kitchen…

“Faith, you didn’t put those beads in your mouth, did you?”

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