"When [5-year-old Claire] returned home, she threw her own tantrum, bit her mother very hard (something she does not do), and told her she was going to run away from home and go to where the wild things are." [CNN]
Kids: testing their limits. It's what they do.
They see things, they try things, they make note of the reactions they get. It's growth. Sometimes it sucks for parents when they want to try something dangerous and/or obnoxious, but it goes with the territory.
How the hell did this end up on CNN? That's the part that isn't normal. #movies