Did she start kindergarten this year? My son has had some similar issues, and we figured out it is stress from school. From our perspective, kindergarten seems like a vacation, but to a little kid it can be hard. There is a lot of activity in the typical classroom, and many interactions between all the children. Thsi is hard for a child who is used to a quiet home with just a sibling or two. For a sensitive child (like mine) seeing a child treat another badly, as children sometimes do, is very upsetting, even if he isn't involved. I guess I'm saying there are many things that can be a big deal to a child, that we wouldn't expect to upset them. It doesn't mean anything is being done wrong at her school, but perhaps she needs your help to sort out her feelings about the normal classroom environment.
at 12:35 PM on Jan. 11, 2009