Mom and Dad Are Fighting

Swear Jar for a 6-Year-Old

Slate’s parenting podcast debates what to do when your kid swears at you.


Episode Notes

On this episode: Elizabeth, Jamilah and Zak help a listener whose 6-year-old has started telling them “f*ck you.” Swearing is allowed in their house but this feels pointed and categorically different than a casual curse. How can they curb the cursing before it gets worse?

Jamilah recommends giving Flaming Hot Cheetos a second chance.
Zak recommends The Nugget
Elizabeth recommends Edx Education Fun Play Number Rods.

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About the Show

Jamilah Lemieux, Elizabeth Newcamp, and Zak Rosen share triumphs and fails and offer advice on parenting kids from toddler to teens.

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