Building Boys (Bonus) Bulletin
Lying, ADHD and More
|Jennifer L.W. Fink||Feb 7, 2020|
Welcome to this special FREE edition of Building Boys Bulletin!
I’m not going to lie: the best content is usually stuffed into our subscription newsletter. This week’s newsletter, for instance, was a deep dive into how to protect & promote mental health:
Today, let’s look at solutions. Let’s talk about how we can support the mental health and well-being of boys.
It begins with noticing, observing and listening to our boys…
…Pause. Take a deep breath. You don’t have to be a perfect parent to prevent suicide or promote mental health. Every single parent in the world has brushed off their children’s concerns at one time or another. Every parent has snapped and yelled at their child. I’ve done it too and I’m sure I will do it again.
…Here are a few more steps you can take to promote boys’ mental health:
I included concrete, actionable steps and multiple links to FREE resources.
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We’ve had some fascinating conversations on ON BOYS podcast recently. Here’s what we’ve been talking about:
--> KIDS AND LYING <-
In this episode, you will learn:
Why kids -- and adults -- lie
How our lying behavior changes as we grow
How to handle Santa Claus, the Tooth Fairy and the Easter Bunny
What to do when you know your child is lying to you
If you missed this episode,you'll find it here.
--> ADHD - What do you really know? <-
with Ryan Wexelblatt, aka "The ADHD Dude"
.In this episode, you will learn:
The link between ADHD and the brain's executive function
Why kids with ADHD struggle with time management
How ADHD affects adults, children & families
Differentiating "typical boy behavior" from ADHD
Also, did you hear?!?
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Here’s the building boys!