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Ask Dr. Gott 11/21

Unruly child needs discipline

DEAR DR. GOTT: I have just returned from a visit out West to see my 4-year-old grandson, and I am heartbroken. This child is completely out of control. Without any discipline from his parents, he was allowed to hit and throw everything he could at me. The parents claim he is "only 4 and does not know any better." This does nothing to enhance any future visits. My feelings are being ignored. I do not want to alienate myself from my family, but I am heartsick over this. My question is, where is this child headed and what do I ...

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