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When the boys moved in with you, it was with the understanding that you spank, and they would be subject to it. You gave them plenty of explanation, so they'd be able to make an informed decision. While it's technically against CPS rules, it isn't actually illegal in your state.
You were able to give Curtis and Connor a room kind of for themselves. You already had one room dedicated to your grandsons and grand nephews, who are about the same ages as C&C. Like boys that age often do, they all quickly became friends, so it worked out fairly easily. The two youngest of your new boys are happy to share a room together (they already had, and this one is much bigger than their last), but they're also happy to share it with their new friends/relatives.
When you wake them after their first night with you, both boys proved unable to stay dry through the night. You're not too worried about it. Many younger boys who've stayed with you have had this problem. They've often been under a lot of stress, and their first day with your family is often full and busy. By the time they turn in, they're ready to sleep hard. You help them clean up and get the day started.
Things repeat the next morning, but with less mess and cleaning, since you had them sleep in Good Nites, just in case. However, you're wondering if there's a problem. When your other kids have left for school, you ask Liam - the eldest of the new boys.
Shamefacedly, Liam confesses to you that it's been a problem for all his brothers and himself, though he outgrew it 'a long time ago', and he thinks Devon has been dry for a year or more now.
Knowing it's a regular thing, you make a note to pick up more Good Nites, to watch what they drink after dinner, and to read up on any new information, then go on with the day.
While you're not sure how you'll be handling Liam's schooling yet, you get the other kids enrolled. You and Liam run around a bit more, but he's very quiet today. Thinking he's tired, you head home a bit early. The two of you put some things up, then he turns to you, looking sick to his stomach.
"I'm sorry I lied to you about them wetting the bed. I just thought that... I thought that if you had a chance to get to know them first, you might not mind having to deal with it. I know you were going to let us get to know the rules first, but if you think I need a whupping, I understand."
How do you take his confession?