Seventy-four percent of moms admit to swearing in front of their kids, including my own.

Although, I doubt my mother would ever actually admit that.

Growing up, it was a huge joke in our family as to who was truly at fault for teaching my brother and I all the big and "fun" swear words.

Having four uncles on my mother's side, many of whom I'd see on a regular basis, they would all joke it was the other one doing the damage. But in reality, we'd hear those colorful rants and cusses from our very own parents... especially my mom.

So here we have mother, author and swearing expert, Melissa Mohr, Ph.D., to suggest some kid-friendly alterna-swears for moms everywhere to make things right whenever things happen to go "wrong":

Extra points awarded for the "Son of a motherless goat." That's a fantastic Monty Python and the Holy Grail reference.!

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