The first time my daughter cursed, it was a repeat of an “oops” moment her dad had. He let a $h!t bomb drop, and she happily repeated it. The hard part was not laughing — we didn’t want to encourage a repeat episode. We’ve been lucky so far in that neither kiddo has repeated anything we’ve said in public — and I honestly have been better than I ever would have thought at keeping my potty mouth contained. (Note: I will totally blame Pandora if and when my child does curse; I really need to figure out how to only play radio edits!)
Then you also have the unintentional cursing by way of mispronunciation. Just yesterday my son kept saying what sounded like an F-bomb. I’ll just say it sounded like “truck it” on repeat. I couldn’t for the life of me figure out what he was trying to tell me, but I had to laugh at the cursing. So when I saw this video of a bathing baby trying to say “thank you,” well, I could relate. Warning: Might not be work or kid-friendly, so watch once you’re home and the kids are in bed!
Can’t see the video? Click here to watch this bathing baby try to say “thank you.”
Have your kids accidentally cursed? On purpose? —Erin