- “Above the Line” (May 2013 Friend)
Robert makes the choice not to use bad language.
- “Aren’t You a Mormon?” (April 2004 Liahona and Friend)
Lillie swears to fit in, but her bad language doesn’t impress anyone.
- “A Soft Answer” (April 2011 Liahona and Friend)
A girl learns to reply with kindness to her younger sister. Includes “soft-answer reminders” that children can color and cut out.
- “Dear Class” (September 2012 Friend)
Ethan publicly apologizes to his class after he uses bad language. Learn what defines bad language and how you can stamp out bad language.
- “Keep Your Words Above the Line” (May 2013 Friend)
Ideas for using kind words.
- “Question Corner: What should I do when bad thoughts come into my mind?” (February 2013 Friend)
- “Take Not the Name of God in Vain” (November 2004 Friend)
President Gordon B. Hinckley (1910–2008) shares how his mother once washed his mouth out with soap to teach him not to swear.
- “Those Words ” (December 2011 Liahona and Friend)
Shelby’s friends learn to respect her for not using or wanting to hear bad language.
- “What Can I Do to Keep from Hearing Swear Words?” (April 2012 Friend)
Children share their answers to this question.
- “Clean Talk” (September 2013 Friend)
Printable cards encouraging children to keep their language clean.