When children swear, it certainly catches our attention! How should we respond when this happens? There are a number of ways to handle it depending on the situation.
Trying Out Swearing
Young children often try swearing at some point. One day our daughter was coming home from preschool when she dropped something while getting out of the car and exclaimed "F#@$!"
My husband calmly asked her if she knew what that word meant. She said she didn't know what it meant and he explained that it's best not to use words she didn't know the meaning of since they might offend other people. She accepted that explanation and didn't say the word again.
Swearing and Name Calling
One mom told the story of driving her 5-year-old son, Nick, home from preschool one day when he announced "John is an ass!"
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