If you know me, you know I have a very colorful way of speaking at times. I am very guilty of swearing around my kids and other people’s, too (not intentionally). Sorry! Dammit!
Is it just me, or do most moms swear more after having kids? Obviously, we have more stress and frustration in our life, battling sleepless nights and our hectic schedules. Sometimes the only phrase that works is the good ‘ole F bomb, am I right?
Watch Your Mouth!
I’m sorry, but when the car in front of you is just not moving and you’re trying to get everyone to school on time, what DO you say? I really have to try to watch my mouth more often, especially when kids are present. Recently, I learned the hard way when I heard my little toddler call their sibling a dummy ass. Oh boy.
I didn’t know what to do at first! I mean, I scolded him of course, but at the same time I could feel my lips curling trying not to laugh! Before you judge, just think about a toddler, with his little voice, saying “youz a dummy ass.” You have to admit, it’s kinda funny.
The worst part is when the littles find out that a particular phrase or word is bad, they store that information and they never forget! Weeks later I could hear dummy ass coming from their playroom. They were making sure to say it quiet enough so I wouldn’t hear. Moms have a great sixth sense when it comes to zoning in on naughty behavior! You know that moment when it’s all of a sudden too quiet.
Needless to say, they were busted! Now, because of my colorful choice of words to the driver in front of me that fateful morning on the way to school, I will have weeks of damage control to do.
I’m not saying I’ll probably never swear again, I mean that’s effin’ ridiculous! I will just have to find new alternatives around those littles! Maybe that slow donkey car? I don’t know. Work in progress, like always!
Lynnaya — Mom of Elly Mae, Ava, & Eli