Our expert says:
Sounds like the boy is running your household. Arrange, if you can, with someone who has DSTV, to watch some of their brilliant Little Angel or similar parenting programs. Or consult a child psychologist to help you draw up a proper simple list of rules and reactiosn to breaking of the rules, to help him learn simple discipline and good behaviour. But it sounds as though the key problem is your husband's peculiar behaviour and sabotage, and the child won't respect you until he does. So marriage counselling may be the priority. And Maria's advice is excellent
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