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Has anyone noticed this and what did you do?

Has anyone noticed that your daughter because she has started menstruating has been spacey, forgetting stuff, spacing off things even though it was just told to her a few minutes before?  Let alone the grouchiness.  Help!!

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Asked by Anonymous at 1:19 PM on Jan. 25, 2011 in General Parenting

Answers (4)
  • Yup.

    Acknowledge that she's a little handicapped by hormones and back off the expectations that she's a robot without fluctuating abilities.

    Answer by LindaClement at 1:20 PM on Jan. 25, 2011

  • Totally normal, so much is happening with her right now,she's female, preteen ugh!!Buckle Up Mama its a hell ride!

    Answer by linsey1001 at 1:22 PM on Jan. 25, 2011

  • my niece just stared her period last week, she's definitely going thru the same problems. what we try is just being patient with her and keep reminding her what needs to get done. I believe is such a big change that is affecting her. Lets go back and think about the time we got ours it wasn't a piece of cake!!

    Answer by mama42011 at 1:28 PM on Jan. 25, 2011

  • Be patient with her, her hormones of going wacky. Just give her reminders, leave her notes, etc. Think about when you were a teen and going through puberty and such.

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 2:49 PM on Jan. 25, 2011

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