A third of us parents admit to swearing in front of our children, a new survey by MyVoucherCodes.co.uk has found.
The poll asked 1,283 parents if they use swear words in front of their young children aged 1 to 3 years. It saw 34% of parents admit to using ‘strong’ swear words in the company of toddlers, and54% admitting to using ‘mild’ swear words.
Also, 19% of parents confessed their children had used swear words in correct context in the last six months. Of these parents, 48% said they punished their toddlers while 14% admitted they found it funny.
The top five swear words used by UK parents around children are:
- Bug*er 34%
- Sh*t 54%
- G*t 49%
- S*d 47%
- Fu*k 34%
Has your little one caught you using words you shouldn’t have? Share your stories below…keep it clean, ladies!