Hi .. I have a almost 6 year old son. He is a single child and gets pampered all the time. We live with in- laws who indulge him and cater to his indulgences. I try to put my foot in disciplining in spite of all this but most of the time i am made to look like a villain. There are hardly any visitors at home other than occasional adults. He does play with children on his age in park or outside the house but not on a daily basis. Generally he is well behaved in school and other classes. He is very popular in all places. But at the same time when there are any visitors esp relatives at home , he is super excited. He belivies all of them should play and talk to him rather than adult conversations . My in -laws who hardly socialise due to old age also expect all the attention . Now my son since he is ignored starts shouting , screaming and jumping so that we notice him. This is very embarassing for me. I have told him to stop this behaviour. He totally ignores me at this point and he is on his own , totally out of control. Needless to say I am totally upset on this and all and sundry who visit me start advicing me on how to control him, put him in his place etc..:rant also the common complaint i receive is my son does not listen to them ( ie my mom or in - laws or his uncles/ aunts ) in my absence. I feel totally smothered by this situation . I can never go anywhere or do anything leaving my son behind even for a hour as i would be dodged with complaints.:drowning But when i leave him with my friends or anywhere else he is brilliant they are all praise for him. He is generally active and social child . He speaks well and gets friendly with everyone. pls suggest how i should tackle him?? and others and their advices???