New post over at The Bump!
Toddlers, in case you were unaware, repeat things. Lots of things. Everything you say, in fact. Sometimes, what you hear repeated back to you is not so pleasant. Swear words, to name one example. Something acceptable from an adult who has just slammed a finger in a drawer is less appealing from a two-year-old who has spilled his juice.* Equally unpleasant are things like, “How many times do I have to TELL you?” or “If you do that one more time, so help me…”