Secret Secrets Are No Fun; Secret Secrets Hurt Someone
When a kid has to hide this much it can hurt them in a way that, they are used to hiding things from other people. When kids are keeping secrets like this, they tend to stay with old habits. She isn’t even being told to keep some secrets, she is keeping secrets of her own free will, like about steeling books, and stealing food. If she stays on this track, it may not be good for her. It’s definitely not good for her now, hiding things from friends, family, it’s worrying and unnecessary. Too much stress for a very young mind.