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My 5yr old son acts rediculous and out of control when we have company or go to someones home, I don't know what to do! We've talked to him before hand about it, he's been sent to his room when we've had company, I don't know what to do to get him to just act normal when he's around company!!! Help!

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 8:02 AM on Jul. 22, 2009 in School-Age Kids (5-8)

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  • I'm guess you don't spank? That's what I'd do, since he is not responding to anything else.
    Adelicious

    Answer by Adelicious at 8:16 AM on Jul. 22, 2009

  • And yes we've tried spanking too! Don't like too! But that doesn't work either!!
    H3Mom06

    Answer by H3Mom06 at 8:53 AM on Jul. 22, 2009

  • Define "normal".
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:07 AM on Jul. 22, 2009

  • "define normal" ? U know what I mean ! Help me out don't patronize me!
    Normal=behaving , not acting hyper,crazy.
    H3Mom06

    Answer by H3Mom06 at 10:43 AM on Jul. 22, 2009

  • Sounds like he's craving attention. Perhaps including him under certain rules might help?
    giggles483

    Answer by giggles483 at 10:57 AM on Jul. 22, 2009

  • Have you tried involving your son in conversations when you have company? Just something like ever so often asking him what he thinks or something like that. It could be that he feels left out , also avoid talking about him with your guests if he can hear, as that will make him angry.
    TakeNoticeNow

    Answer by TakeNoticeNow at 5:34 PM on Jul. 24, 2009

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