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Thursday, October 1, 2009

Cussing

Most of the time I’m a very level-headed, calm, and collected parent. Lately, however, I have been at a complete and utter loss. My two year old son is in my eyes an angel; he’s sweet, charming, and very polite, BUT he has a horrible potty mouth.

I will be the first to admit that the first time Gaige heard and repeated the F word I thought it was the end of the world, but I did secretly laugh about it (oh don’t you dare judge me…it was funny). The F Bomb was a phase that passed very quickly (thank goodness) but now Bub has a new bad word of choice and it has me pulling my hair out! So what is Bub’s new cuss word? God D#$m! Of all the cuss words he had to choose that one?!? Now I have to take some of the blame for it because I am the only one in my house who ever uses it (again stop judging, it’s very rare that I say it and besides my bad word of choice is the fuck).

I have tried everything under the sun to get him to stop saying it; time out (BIG, HUGE joke), a smack on the bottom, hot sauce in his mouth (he laughs and says he wants more)…I am completely out of options and I need help!

Has anyone else had this problem? How did you manage to flush the potty mouth?

4 comments :

  1. Uh oh! Hopefully he'll forget it by the time he starts school!

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  2. The only advice I have is to control your own tongue. I tend to forget my kids are in the car with me and let them hear things on the radio that they shouldn't so I feel your pain. I've even been known to let it fly myself from time to time. You just have to remember that they're listening.

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  3. Ali- I so hope he does, it seems to get worse every day and I'm just at a total loss as far as what I should do.

    Cindy- That's probably a big part of the problem, I tend to get upset and let the F Bomb fly and I know I shouldn't but it happens. I DO need to watch my mouth though maybe it will discourage him to do so!

    Thanks guys!

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  4. Oh boy we had this problem with Cole then he said it once at school and lord be with me. Now if I hear it I take away toys and things he really loves. :)

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