Dr Justin Coulson's Happy Families

#563 I Swear You Shouldn't Be Saying That

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Episode notes

*Content warning - Some coarse language. May not be appropriate for small children*

Topics discussed in today's podcast:

  • Justin & Kylie respond to a listener's question about swearing
  • How should parents respond when their children swear?
  • Words have power
  • Why are your children swearing?
  • #474 The Art of Insubordination With Todd Kashdan
  • “Profanity is the effort of a feeble brain to express itself forcibly.” - Spencer W. Kimball
  • Justin & Kylie's top tips -
  1. Explain what the words mean
  2. Discuss the importance of the consideration of others
  3. Emotion coaching
  4. Be mindful of the content your children are exposed to
  5. Never accept abuse
  6. Recognise that habits are hard to break

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