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Suitable for: Families of primary-age children
Do you have a grumpy child? We can’t expect our children to always be happy. We all have patches when we feel grumpy.
Many children experience periods of sadness in their childhood. But maybe your child seems to be moody all the time?
We can use lots of words to describe being moody. Your child might be grumpy, miserable, have a bad attitude, surly, always moaning, or never happy.
Deciding whether they are behaving disrespectfully, or if their behaviour results from feeling anxious, can help you decide how best to tackle it.
Looking for reasons behind your grumpy child's behaviour