the last two days my son has been hitting me, and well, everything and everyone else, non-stop! He will just walk right up and hit me, usually in the face, and it seriously hurts! I am almost certain this couldnt be a learned behavior because i cant think of a time he has ever witnessed someone hitting someone else. Is it possible he has just learned this on his own and thinks is something new & fun to do?? I noticed that today, he was playing in a cuboard that he wasnt supposed to be into, and i told him no and moved him away, he got mad and walked over to the dog and smacked him hard, in the face. Is this normal behavior for his age (a year in two days)?