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John Mayer. 2 kids; Modesto, California 21992 posts
4th Nov '12

I probably wouldn't use the term "bust your ass", no. But I don't see an issue with threatening to spank.

user banned Due April 8; 1 child; Washington 11352 posts
4th Nov '12

Nope i don't see an issue.

HopingforaMiracle 1 child; USA 23030 posts
4th Nov '12

I think cussing at a child is ridiculous.

Drunk Blair Waldorf 2 kids; Alpharetta, Georgia 19208 posts
4th Nov '12

Completely inappropriate.



I don't think there's any reason to swear at the child. Plenty of other ways to threaten a spanking without resorting to cussing.

Charlotte & Gabe 2 kids; California 14282 posts
4th Nov '12

Nah i don't see a problem with it. I wouldn't say it but like i said i see no problem

Belle De Jour Due October 8 (boy); 2 kids; Kentucky 19183 posts
status 4th Nov '12

I've said it to LO before :oops: But it was more out of anger and exasperation than me sitting there planning on what I would say to the child after they got out of timeout.
Usually it's when they do something REALLY bad or they wake me up 100x a night :(

The Blissful Six 4 kids; 1 angel baby; Massachusetts 10260 posts
4th Nov '12

I would not use that language when talking to a child...ever.

Gir! 2 kids; Ohio 7504 posts
4th Nov '12
Quoting I'm Marbles:" THIS IS NOT A D&D ABOUT SPANKING!!!!!!!! It is about what was said. Here is the example: A child ... [snip!] ... do you understand?" Do you think that was appropriate to say to a 4-5 year old? AGAIN this is NOT a d&d on spanking..."


I have heard that threat many many times. I tell my oldest I'll tan his hide and he knows what that means... serious business.. haha My FIL says "i'll put my 10 1/2 D up your ass" meaning his boot..

. , Richmond, VA, United States 75060 posts
4th Nov '12

Nope, I don't think it's appropriate.

Ninny's Mama 1 child; Louisiana 26377 posts
4th Nov '12

I see no issue. She or he was being honest and I'd probably say the same thing.

Nikkie Beee Due January 29; 2 kids; Victorville, California 3968 posts
4th Nov '12

I hate to hear adults cursing in their conversation toward a child. I'm guilty of it, but I dislike it and see a huge issue with it.

Katie[ღ]Siℓas 17 kids; Grand Haven, Michigan 2071 posts
4th Nov '12

It could be worded differently, but I don't see a problem with threatening to spank.

Supafly★ 2 kids; Poland 14181 posts
4th Nov '12

If they're not going to follow through(and probably can't since that's illegal) they should not be threatening to.

7 blessings so far.... Due February 3; 6 kids; Glen Burnie, Maryland 8799 posts
4th Nov '12

i would replace the phrase, ''bust your ass'' to something like ''you will be given a spanking ''