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DD got sent home from Pre-K for whining excessively.

She refused to do work and whined and cried instead. She basically disrupted the entire class with her whiny attitude to the point that the teachers had to call her dad to get her. she is STILL whining and crying at home. She is not tired or sick. What is the deal? She has cried most of the day! She is normally a bit of whiner but this is ridiculous.

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Asked by Anonymous at 5:03 PM on Apr. 30, 2013 in School-Age Kids (5-8)

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  • Are you sure she's not sick, or coming down with something?

    Answer by 3libras at 5:06 PM on Apr. 30, 2013

  • I'm betting she's coming down with something. Are you sure something isn't hurting her. Have you asked what happened different today than other days?

    Answer by PandaGwen at 5:08 PM on Apr. 30, 2013

  • Allergies? Tummy ache, head ache? Is she hot? Uncomfortable clothing? Hungry?

    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 5:11 PM on Apr. 30, 2013

  • Maybe she has to poop!

    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 5:12 PM on Apr. 30, 2013

  • If all fail , like ILovemyPaulie said make her go sit on the toilet.

    Answer by louise2 at 5:17 PM on Apr. 30, 2013

  • You might try talking to her.

    Answer by Dardenella at 5:19 PM on Apr. 30, 2013

  • I think she's getting sick.

    Answer by mompam at 5:24 PM on Apr. 30, 2013

  • You need to consider that something might have been said or done to her, either by staff or another child. The preschool I attended as a child was closed down for abuse, and they never laid a finger on us, but the damage lasted for quite a while. She may not even know how to articulate what happened.

    Answer by NotPanicking at 5:26 PM on Apr. 30, 2013

  • Is anything unusual going on in her world? A change of teachers? Friend moving away? A mean kid at school? Could her six year molars be coming in?

    Answer by Ballad at 5:39 PM on Apr. 30, 2013

  • Something is going on - sick, tired from not sleeping well, someone being mean to her at school, who knows? I would sit down with her and ask her what's going on with her today. Ask her if something happened or if she's not feeling good or something. If she seems to have trouble explaining, see if she can at least tell you something that might help you figure out what she's trying to say.

    Answer by wendythewriter at 6:14 PM on Apr. 30, 2013

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