Children learn through imitation. So it shouldn’t be surprising that aggressive programming leads to aggressive behavior. Reducing temper tantrums and fighting can be as simple as changing the channel or turning off the TV.
Medications like prescriptions, over-the-counter drugs, dietary supplements, vitamins, and herbs are now the leading cause of child poisoning deaths. In the U.S. 165 children under the age of 14 go to the ER every day to be treated for medication drug poisoning—every year 56 children of these children die. In fact, more children are seen in emergency rooms for accidental medication overdoses than for motor vehicle occupant injuries.
Rewarding kids with things they get to do instead of things they get to have. When they do something good, they pick from the jar and get things like to stay up a little later or play outside a little longer etc.