-- I Thessalonians 5:11
"Let no unwholesome word proceed from your mouth, but only such a word as is good for edification according to the need of the moment, so that it will give grace to thsoe who hear."
-- Ephesians 4:29
So, I just stopped. I couldn't take the negative words and name calling any more. We sat down and went over the above verses. Again. They know them. I know they know them because I had them memorize them months ago. But knowing them and putting action behind them are two completely different things. So here is what we did. Each little one was given some "bricks" to write edifying words on.