Why is my child so restless?
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Hyperactivity, hyperactive, ADHD, troubled, restless, distracted, children

 
Hyperactivity, hyperactive, ADHD, troubled, restless, distracted, children
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"He's barely out of bed than he runs in to wake me, dashes off to get breakfast, finds a toy on the way, grabs it, then snatches his sister's skipping rope. And when I do get him to sit down at the table, he's straight up again and running all over the place. I can't cope any more!"

Could this child be suffering from ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder)? It's possible, but they might just be particularly active and restless! Here's how to tell if your child has a serious problem or is just restless.




  
  

Parenting Editor
01/10/2009
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