Many of us have done it. We’ve slipped and said a not-so-nice word in passing to another adult in front of a toddler, forgetting that toddlers are little sponges, soaking up everything we’re saying and doing. You might not have realized you’ve even done this until the daycare calls with questions about your child’s new colorful vocabulary. While it obviously needs to be corrected, don’t stress out over it – this happens all the time. Here are some ways to handle bad language in toddlers.