Discipline is a symbol of caring to a child. He needs guidance. If there is love, there is no such thing as being too tough with a child. A parent must also not be afraid to hang himself. If you have never been hated by your child, you have never been a parent.
Perhaps I'm old and tired, but I always think that the chances of finding out what really is going on are so absurdly remote that the only thing to do is to say hang the sense of it and just keep yourself occupied.
The mice consult how to preserve their fate By timely notice of th' approaching cat. We'll hang a bell about her neck, cried one; A third replied - but who shall put it on? Moral: Good counsel's easy given, but the effect Oft renders it uneasy to transact.