How Bad Is It to Swear Around Your Child?

by Lisa Hirsch Lozano 12:08 PM, June 21, 2017

Aired June 21, 2017

Ever wonder if it's really that bad to to swear in front of your kids?

Our audience members get a chance to quiz pediatrician Dr. Deborah Gilboa to find out, and good news! She says it’s not really that bad.

“What we want is that our kids won’t swear in front of people who will judge them,” Dr. Gilboa says. “The lesson we have to teach them is when can you use those words.”

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Bottom line -- if you’re going to drop four-letter-words around your kids, just make sure they know when it’s okay (and not okay) to repeat them.