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My kids are so moody when they come home from school, What do you think causes this?

and what can be done?

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biblebook4me

Asked by biblebook4me at 4:03 PM on Apr. 16, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • hungry and tired
    mamawilbur

    Answer by mamawilbur at 4:04 PM on Apr. 16, 2011

  • They're just like you if you go to work...sometimes you can be moody too.
    Bad day? Tired? Children being children? Numerous things.

    Have you ask them why they're moody? Maybe they're close to puberty? Heck, I have no idea, just throwing some things out there.
    Chloesmom1126

    Answer by Chloesmom1126 at 4:05 PM on Apr. 16, 2011

  • Long day of learning & listening. It can be similar to a long day at work - ya just want to get home & unwind. Can't do much about it but talk to them & make the comfortable.
    sarasmommy777

    Answer by sarasmommy777 at 4:08 PM on Apr. 16, 2011

  • Not getting enough sleep the night before, lacking some specific nutrients/vitamins, dealing with bullies, too much homework, boring teachers - I think there is a long list of reasons.
    meooma

    Answer by meooma at 4:11 PM on Apr. 16, 2011

  • I agree with them being hungry and tired. My kids were always starving when they got home.
    elizabr

    Answer by elizabr at 4:11 PM on Apr. 16, 2011

  • yes, short-circuted. need a nap. dont we all after a hard days work...
    its normal
    Liz4Life

    Answer by Liz4Life at 4:31 PM on Apr. 16, 2011

  • I can remember being like that a LOT when I was in school in the early years- I think part of it is over-stimulation, part hunger, and part tiredness.
    lovingmy4babies

    Answer by lovingmy4babies at 5:47 PM on Apr. 16, 2011

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