The kids have been screaming, fighting, wrestling, biting and insulting each other because Big Kid has decided little kid is standing too close to the tv screen.
(To be fair, little kid is standing too close to the tv screen).
"YOU ARE GONNA NEED GLASSES IF YOU KEEP IT UP. BACK UP! BACK AWAY FROM DA TELEVISION!!!"
"You not my boss. You don't worry about me," little kid said with a smirk.
Big Kid, trying a calmer approach, "Look, little kid. I'm tryin' to help you. Do you want glasses when you grow up? Is dat what you want?"
"NOOOO! NO AT IS NOT WHAT YOU WANT! You WILL back away from dat screen. You WILL. I'm not lettin' you do dis!!"
"Big Kid, knock it off--now he's only standing there to bug you. It's not your problem."
"It IS A PROBLEM! Him needin' glasses is a problem! He needs to be listenin' to me. LITTLE KID, I SAID BACK AWAY FROM DA TELEVISION. Dat's it...dat's it...." storms over there to engage in physical combat.
I broke it up and Big Kid just stomped off to the other room, with a "Fine, if you two don't care about his needin' glasses, I won't eifer. K? I won't. He's gonna need glasses and you're both gonna wish you could dest listen. Do you hear me? But I don't eben care. "
little kid walked away from the television the moment Big Kid walked away, so I guess the crisis has been temporarily diverted. I feel for Big Kid and appreciate what he's trying to do, he's just not familiar enough with the psychology of little kid to take the correct approach.