What Science Says About Parents Who Swear Around Their Kids

Can it really be as bad as we think it is?

I’m a sweary mom. And — brace yourself here — I’m not sorry about it. The funny thing about swearing as a parent is that I never used to swear all that much until I had kids, which is a little ironic because once you have kids, you’re not supposed to swear around them. Swearing around children…

To keep reading this story, get the free app or log in.
Read the rest of this story with a free account.

You’ll also discover more fresh thinking personalized to your interests and can follow your favorite authors, publications, and topics.
Or, continue in mobile web
Already have an account? Sign in

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store