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Do your kids curse?

If so, what do you do - ignore it?

 
tasches

Asked by tasches at 12:26 PM on Nov. 30, 2010 in General Parenting

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Answers (13)
  • They don't dare.
    Orionsgirl

    Answer by Orionsgirl at 12:26 PM on Nov. 30, 2010

  • every damn day but they're grown so no one really cares!
    raynestar

    Answer by raynestar at 12:27 PM on Nov. 30, 2010

  • None of mine ever did and none of my grandchildren do, either.
    NannyB.

    Answer by NannyB. at 12:27 PM on Nov. 30, 2010

  • Mine don't. Probably because we don't really curse either. I mean, an 'oh shit' or something is bound to slip once in a while but they don't hear it enough to pick up on it I guess.
    Nanixh

    Answer by Nanixh at 12:29 PM on Nov. 30, 2010

  • My oldest is 14 and on the Autism spectrum, and when in 'meltdown mode' he will let loose with curses. That is the next issue to tackle on our therapy goals- get rid of the curses and use other words instead.
    MizLee

    Answer by MizLee at 12:29 PM on Nov. 30, 2010

  • Yep, not much, but they do. And we don't make a big deal of it. I would prefer them use "bad words" in every day conversation than use every day words to hurt someone... We prefer to focus on HOW a word is used rather than WHAT words are used.
    SabrinaMBowen

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 12:30 PM on Nov. 30, 2010

  • DS is only 2, so any swearing is only when he repeats us when we slip. We ignore it, and it quickly goes away. He doesn't do it on his own.
    musicpisces

    Answer by musicpisces at 12:30 PM on Nov. 30, 2010

  • 8, 10 and 12 year old here. No, I think they know better.
    arenad

    Answer by arenad at 12:38 PM on Nov. 30, 2010

  • My 8 & 6 year old don't. My 14 almost 15 year old, I'm sure he does but he never does it around me so I'm fine with it. I realize that he's a teenager and I can't control that. I mean I know I did it when I was his age.
    jnd951999

    Answer by jnd951999 at 12:40 PM on Nov. 30, 2010

  • I wish my two year old would. Plus we don't curse so I would be highly upset if she learned some mess like that at daycare.
    MrsJStearns

    Answer by MrsJStearns at 12:57 PM on Nov. 30, 2010

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