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My 3 year old keeps calling me a bit*h! what do i do!!!

It seems like he knows what it means and when to say it.

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youandmee

Asked by youandmee at 1:33 PM on Jun. 24, 2011 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • Wow - first, I'd locate the source and keep that source from re-inforcing that type of vocabulary. After that a simple, "Honey, we don't use that word. It's not nice." with very little emotional reaction will get him to drop it. The more you react, the more you show him the word is powerful. If he thinks it's powerful, he'll continue to use it.
    Dr.Donna

    Answer by Dr.Donna at 1:34 PM on Jun. 24, 2011

  • Well... he's too young to lie...
    Y.B.normal

    Answer by Y.B.normal at 1:36 PM on Jun. 24, 2011

  • Where did he hear it?
    gemgem

    Answer by gemgem at 1:46 PM on Jun. 24, 2011

  • lol YB normal thats funny.. and no 3 yrs old is not too young to lie.. my 3 yr old lies too. She wet the bed and told me it was water.. :P thats a lie. anyways my daughter goes into time out and i talk to her and tell her thats a bad word.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:47 PM on Jun. 24, 2011

  • Y.B.normal - LOL!! Just ignore it. Don't give a reaction. He doesn't know what it means, if you don't react he'll forget about it.
    mompam

    Answer by mompam at 1:50 PM on Jun. 24, 2011

  • That is crazy but kids pick up so much now days.
    1sexymother

    Answer by 1sexymother at 1:53 PM on Jun. 24, 2011

  • Who is cursing in front of the child? That's sad.
    ILovemyPaulie

    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 1:53 PM on Jun. 24, 2011

  • Wash his mouth with soap.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:05 PM on Jun. 24, 2011

  • put his little butt in timeout if he wants a reaction that bad and of course explain thats its not a nice word to use the first time...after that if he continues time outs,loss of privileges,video games,etc,,,he'll get the message eventually....
    michaux

    Answer by michaux at 2:08 PM on Jun. 24, 2011

  • When we are out in public and he doesn't get what he wants, and he says it, what should i do?
    youandmee

    Comment by youandmee (original poster) at 3:09 PM on Jun. 24, 2011

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