id smite TAD.
if my son was actin out to get attention id slap him across the face "IS THIS ENOUGH ATTENTION FOR YA BOY? HUH? HUUUUH?!!!! now STOP IT FOOL!"
im gonna be a great parent.
Note: that sort of thing is NOT to be joked about at the grocery store. Nor is "buying duct tape as a cheap alternative to babysitting" or "do you have four of those electric dog training collars in..." (gestures at four children) "...each of these sizes?"
SuperFresh lady got real stern-like, and said that actually happened in her building.