Dear ADHD Family Coach

Q: My Child’s in a Bad Mood Every Morning!

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Q: “My daughter is very moody. It seems like she wakes up, you say something to her, and she yells at you. I am calm and just ignore this behavior right now, but I don’t know what approach I should take to manage this so that, by the time she is a teenager, her behavior doesn’t spiral out of control.” — WebinarMomHi WebinarMom:Many children with ADHD are extremely irritable right after they wake up.

They might be rude, cranky, or just plain angry. Pair that with their inability to get moving in the morning and you’ve got a super-stressful start to the day.Think about it: Your daughter might be struggling to focus and remember what she needs to do to start her day.

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