... school(grades) and has a really bad temper. my 5 year old is kinda hyper and just refuses to listen to anything, even if he is punished. its a constant batlle of bickering and fussing everyday and it stresses everyone out. i always said that i would never put my kids on any meds, but dont know what else to do, i wont them to have a normal childhood. please if there is anyone who has any advice or children of similar stories were the meds worked i would love to know.