I have a question about something my 4 year old daughter told me about her feelings. She is very active and has ALOT of energy, and I always thought it was her just being a 4 year old, but now I am thinking differently. Tonight she was in a very whiney mood. Whining and crying about absolutely nothing. She explains to me what is wrong by telling me that her thoughts are mixed up in her mind. She says there are a million things in her mind and they all mix together, and then she can't think about anything. Then she tells me when that happens she gets sadder and sadder. I figure she is getting frustrated because she can't sort her thoughts and her only way of dealing is to cry? Could this be ADD, ADHD or some other psychological problem, or is this normal of a 4 yr old? She is a very smart girl so she could give me a pretty good description of how she felt. I am also going to ask her doctor at her next appointment in Oct, but I didn't know if this sounded familiar to anyone. Or if there is any advice you could give me.
Sorry. It posted by itself somehow. One thing that did worry me is that there is a history of mental illness on her dad's side and depression on both sides of the family. She also talks a lot. She will talk and talk about everything and anything! Aside from her crying and whining spells her behavior is good. Her teachers and other adults she is around says she is a perfect angel, so I don;t know. I am going to do some more research and talk to her doctor to see what he thinks. Thank you for the advice!
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