59 minutes | Jun 1, 2021

364: “ADHD is kind of a superpower” with Janine Halloran, Mom, Best-selling Author, and LMHC

Greetings! Yes, on its surface this is a conversation (with 6-time returning champion Janine Halloran! So excited to bring her back to you!) about ADHD. But it’s about so much more. It’s about expectations, and how they create the roles our children inhabit. It’s about us, the roles we inhabit, and how we got here. It’s about what we can do that would be detrimental, or helpful – again, not just with the concerns of ADHD. But with so much more. I’m excited to welcome you into this conversation, and I’m grateful that you are here! Key links and video located at https://weturnedoutokay.com/364 Key Links Click here for the video that I share in the intro, in which six photographers were told six different things about the same man – and as a result of their different expectations, they produce six completely different portraits of that man. Click https://weturnedoutokay.com/191 for the conversation I share about in the intro, me talking with my 13-year-old son… He accuses me of being “Pollyanna-ish.” It’s a fascinating chat even if you don’t happen to be this boy’s mother! Click https://weturnedoutokay.com/weekly to sign up for my weekly newsletters… Each is an invitation to go deeper with me. To get to know me better, to correspond, and to get support for your challenges. Completely free, just bring your open heart <3 Click http://copingskillsforkids.com to check out all of the useful and fun stuff that Janine is doing! Click here for the amazing Rick Riordan book series about Percy Jackson and the Olympians. Click here for an article about one of Dav Pilkey’s Captain Underpants books, which the author withdrew from publication recently. Click here for the Angst movie. Click https://weturnedoutokay.com/194 for my conversation with awesome author Joshilyn Jackson, a New York Times best-selling fiction author (who shares on my show that she didn’t feel empathy until she became a parent. A fascinating conversation!) Click https://weturnedoutokay.com/324 for my conversation with Janine during OkayCon 2020, the video series I did to support parents during the pandemic… It was called “Why your child’s behavior may be worse now than usual, and what to do about it, with Janine Halloran, LMHC” Click https://weturnedoutokay.com/300 to hear my roundtable conversation with Janine, today’s guest, and special-needs preschool teacher Tricia Tomaso. Two of my favorite humans on the whole planet, together in a fabulous roundtable discussion! Click https://weturnedoutokay.com/361 for the first in this ADHD series, called “ADHD is not a result of parenting” – talking with pediatric occupational therapist Holly Peretz today!” Click here to check out Janine’s courses for educators on developing patients’ and students’ coping skills. Very cool! Listen to We Turned Out Okay in your favorite podcatcher! Here are a few choice spots: Apple Podcasts… http://bit.ly/WTOOApple Spotify… http://bit.ly/WTOOSpotify Stitcher Podcasts… http://bit.ly/WTOOStitcher
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