Running around naked

Carisa - posted on 05/28/2010 ( 7 moms have responded )

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My four year old daughter loves to run around the house naked...she can't even go to the bathroom without taking her pants and underwear off (although she tells me she does not do this at school). At what age does it become inappropriate for her to do this?

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Brielle - posted on 01/06/2013

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My oldest child is 7 and she still goes nude at home. I think you should let the child decide when they want to go clothed or naked, not the parent.

Vicki - posted on 04/18/2011

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My boy is only little... I wouldn't worry too much with a four year old but maybe set some boundaries if you need to? When I was the same age I never liked wearing undies. I clearly remember my Mum negotiating with me, she asked me to wear undies while her friends were visiting but was fine with me taking them off at other times.

Annemaree - posted on 05/30/2010

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lol how cute my 4 yold is axactly the same !! she hates wearing clothes ! i have never hidden nudity from my children or ever said it was a bad thing ive just sugested that as they get older that no one wants to see them naked .... and that the only people to be naked in front of is mum n dad NEVER anyone else.. my now 6 yold daughter is only now starting to want her privacy from her younger siblings when getting dressed she has even started saying to daddy not to check on her when shes in the bath cause he mite see her boobies so thats great but my 4 yold would run around naked in front of anyone and everyone if we allowed it lol but i feel 5-6 is a good age to cover up your son or daughter will soon want to cover up herself i wouldnt worry about it to much just yet good luck

Angie - posted on 05/28/2010

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My kids are little nudist too and we're fine with it. My oldest is 3 1/2 and I don't see it being an issue until she starts to show discomfort. If we have company we do make them get dressed although if it's close family I'm ok with just panties. I think nudity isn't a big deal until it starts to be made into one, kwim?

Jessica - posted on 05/28/2010

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All my daughters do this. We made our eldest wear underwear and she HAS to have clothing on when anyone comes over. Otherwise, who cares, let them enjoy the freedom :)

ELIZABETH - posted on 05/28/2010

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my son to right when he gets home from headstart off gose the clothes i just tell him to keep on his underpants and when he takes them off i put them back on. i am shure it will pass just a faze i hope

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