The Truth About Your Child's Lies

A lie is a lie is a lie, right? Maybe not, if your child has ‪‎ADHD‬. Often, those lies are used to avoid getting blamed, to hide their own insecurities, or simply to get some attention. Learn why promoting honesty — without punishing every lie — is the best way to react when your child tells you the teacher didn't assign any homework (for the fifth day in a row!)

Liar, Liar

All children lie occasionally. But because of impulsivity and low self-esteem — and their tendency to make mistakes that they think need covering up — kids with ADHD are especially prone to stretching the truth. How should parents react when they catch their child in a lie? Use these strategies to help your child recognize the importance of telling the truth.
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