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Dealing With Swearing

Handling Swearing & Cursing: A Guide For Parents

“Kids say the darnedest things” is a saying that we’ve all heard. And if you’re a parent, you know just how true it is. But when they utter expletives, it can be rather shocking. When very young children swear, it’s usually a matter of repeating t...

Swearing: School-Age Children | Raising Children Network

Young children often swear because they’re exploring language. They might be testing a new word, perhaps to understand its meaning. When school-age children swear, it’s usually to vent some negative feelings. It’s a response to something painful, ...

Swearing: Toddlers And Preschoolers | Raising Children Network

Young children often swear because they’re exploring language. They might be testing a new word, perhaps to understand its meaning. Sometimes swearing happens accidentally when children are learning to say words. Children might also be trying to e...

How To Stop A Child From Cursing | Empowering Parents

Don’t pick up that bar of soap yet! James Lehman, MSW has great advice for parents on what to do when their child has a foul mouth, from generalized cursing to verbal abuse. You: “Why didn’t you do your homework?” Your child: “I hate f------ schoo...

Potty Mouth: Stop Kids From Cursing And Swearing

The first time your child drops a four-letter word that isn't milk or Dora can be a shock. You've spent the last few years helping him build up his vocabulary with the names of farm animals and G-rated ways to describe his feelings, but the term h...

Parenting And Child Health - Health Topics - Swearing

Many parents have times when they are worried by or cross about their children swearing. There are many different reasons why children use language that their parents do not approve of, and often there are differences of opinion between parents ab...

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Dealing With Swearing

Gautham RaghuramanGautham Raghuraman
How to deal with kids who've learnt a few swear words from friends.