• No. Children who are subjected to this brand of humor tend to exhibit aggressive behavior and are more prone to dispense obscene and offensive jokes as they grow older. Redirect this kind of humor to more positive jokes or change the conversation to more constructive topics.

     

    SOURCES:

    • Rachel Arguelles, head teacher at the Greenhills Learning Center in San Juan
    • Abelardo Apollo I. David, Jr., occupational therapist and executive director of the Independent Living and Learning Center
    • Ropheme Meniola, M.A. in counseling and minor in family and child psychology, Ateneo de Manila
    • Romela Rubio, psychologist
    • SMART PARENTING ( July, August, September, and October 2003; June , July, August, October, November 2004;April 2005)
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