Our expert says:
From what you say, it sounds as though this is a new problem, and that he was not so difficult before now. There can be many reasons why a child becomes disruptive in such ways. What else has changed in his life around the time that he changed in his behaviour ?
It would be usefl to take him to see a child psychologist or child psychiatrist for assessment and advice.
I think A-nonnie is indeed rather to drastic in her approach ! The challenge, with which the shrink can help, would be to plan effective discipline to shape his behaviour back to better standards, with full collaboration between you and his father
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