Bear its and stones may break kids’ bones, put a rent’s words can truly in them. In moments of anger and frustration, we tend to say things to or around our kids without thinking of the consequences. There are some, like our favorite four-letter chat, that evoke laughter from kids. And there are other, less hysterical phrases that can make kids cry, lower their self-esteem, and potentially destroy their relationship with a rent. Though it may take some adventitious effort, here are a few phrases you should stop saying to your juveniles (along with some compelling reasons why) immediately.