soap in mouth??

I was just woundering what you all think of washing your childs mouth out with soap for cussing/swearing/back chat. I personal dont and never would, but thats my decision, what...


Soap in the mouth for swearing?

Do you or do you know anyone who still does this? I recently overheard a conversation between two moms who I had thought were a little more progressive with their parenting...

Started by Tara on 03/10/2012 in Hot Topics

Last update on 07/09/2016 by Mira


Washing Mouth Out With Soap

I was just wondering what current views are on washing out a childs mouth with soap after saying a bad word? My mom did it to me once, and by 'washing my mouth' I mean she...


Teeth Brushing

How can I get my son motivated to be enthusiastic about brushing his teeth? When I say, okay it's time to brush our teeth... he runs to the couch and hides his face. It's...

Started by Heidy on 11/04/2008 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 11/11/2008 by Elizabeth


Wash their mouths out??

Ok, i've read a few threads lately where mum's have said they would wash their kids mouths out with soap (or other variants) if their child swore. I've also read threads where...

Started by Sarah on 07/27/2009 in Hot Topics

Last update on 08/01/2009 by Angie



So like most of us, I'm all about saving money in any way that I can. I'm not a coupon clipper, but I do price compare and read the tags closely at the grocery store (unit...

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Started by Joy on 07/25/2009 in Hot Topics

Last update on 07/31/2009 by Dana


Christmas gifts under $10

1. Gourmet coffees with a personal coffee cup 2. Pound of pistachios 3. Child's artwork, framed 4. Journal with special inscription inside 5. Teacup with box of herbal tea...

Started by Katherine on 11/19/2010 in Money Saving Tips

Last update on 11/21/2010 by Katherine



I am currently doing my folding while watching the Dr Phil show and a story just came on about saucing your children as a form of punishment. I had never heard of this and I am...

Started by Hope on 12/06/2011 in Hot Topics

Last update on 12/14/2011 by Lisa


Animal Testing

So the going green thread got me thinking about animal testing. What's your take on that? Do you know that 99% of our cosmetics, detergents, cleaners etc....are animal...

Started by Katherine on 11/17/2010 in Hot Topics

Last update on 11/18/2010 by Toni


Spaghetti Squash?

Okay, so I'd never heard of it until a recent episode of Rachel Ray. Then I found some at a Farmer's Market and bought it. I found directions online on how to cook it. It was...

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Started by Good Day! on 06/21/2010 in Mommy Chat

Last update on 08/05/2010 by Jennifer


Hot sauce as discipline?

I recently saw that a woman was using hot sauce as a way to discipline her son.. she taped it and has been charged with child abuse (she also made him take cold showers). (...