Tiffany - posted on 06/11/2012 ( 5 moms have responded )
My daughter was diagnosed 3 years ago. She's going to be 12 in July. Up until recently she's never been that hormonal but these last few weeks have been horrible :( I love her so much but she's brought me to tears. I am trying so hard to not let it get to me because in reality she's the one suffering. I realize her body is going through changes so that accounts for the hormones too, but does anyone else experience mood swings in their diabetic children?
She can literally go from being sassy to sweet within seconds. I've tried to be supportive but also am trying to raise her right to where she knows not to disrespect her elders. It's so hard though because I don't know if it's her throwing a tantrum at me or if it's her diabetes. I've had her check her sugar during some of her outbursts and she was around 132. Any advice would be appreciated. I have a 5yr old son who sees all this too so I'm trying to parent the best way I can but sometimes I feel like I'm just not doing anything right. :(