It is important to identify moodiness in children and tackle it effectively
12/30/2015 2:29:59 PM
|written By : Vijaya Dalvi|
I remember one of my friends telling me “I am very moody, so I dress for whatever mood I am in”. I have never met anyone who is not moody. Have you? Life is full of happy and sad moments……mood swingers. Don’t all of us sulk, brood, pout and sometimes without even being aware of it? Does this happen naturally with negative feelings or thoughts? Moodiness is a negative emotion which makes you feel cranky and out of sorts.
You ask your son “How was your exam?” He says “fine” in a not so pleasant tone. He snaps at the next question you ask. The first answer itself tells us that we should not push any further questions. Instead reframe the words “Shall we talk about this later when you feel like it?”
This sulkiness/moodiness/crankiness could be because of