Why I Want My Daughter To Curse

October 2, 2014 7:53 PM

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Why I Want My Daughter To Curse

No. Not right now. She's 2 1/2 years old, silly people! Right now I want to her to spout goofy things or get all serious like she did the other day when she said, "I love you, Daddy." I'm not ready for her to go all Richard Pryor or Eddie Murphy of George Carlin on me, though come to think of it it'd be pretty cool if Sienna started dissecting language the way the great Carlin did. No. I just don't want her to become like me, a person so scared of being judged that he's unable to say the four-letter words that comfortably fill the public lexicon.

I'm not ready for Sienna to have her mom's sailor mouth, but eventually, when she's a teen, I don't want her to be afraid of speaking the language of her classmates (yes we'll have the comedic swear jar) and once she reaches adulthood, I hope to be ready for her to speak such words in my presence as...

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