What Science Says About Parents Who Swear Around Their Kids

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 is taboo, after all. As a parent, you’re supposed to model the kind of behavior you want to see in your kids, and who wants to hear kids cussing?

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