2yr old boy wont leave his "thing" alone what do i do?

Jeananne - posted on 11/06/2009 ( 23 moms have responded )

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my son is 2 and he doesnt stop playing with his "manhood" he takes off every diaper i put on just to touch it plays with it even when his diapers on too. he just always is playing with it. has anyone elses sons done this and if so what do i do or say to get him to stop or will he just grow out of it?

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Shannon - posted on 05/09/2014

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s A givt agency in Germany is enccourging moms to masturbate their childrenMail/female) starting at age 1 and to continue until they are age 4 and then to teach them coital movements until they are 6.

So what is very obvious to me is that the litttle boy needs release from his sexual tension. Once he reaches climax, he will quit for awhile and get erections again in a few hours so it would need to be done again t give him an orgasm. How often he would need this theraphy the mom would have to experiment with him to find out. It sounds like he may require several orgasms in a row to really
get relaxed. Search for Dr Alfred C. Kinsey's 1948 report on infants and sexuality. Also read The Children of God. Write in Nannies masturbating infant boyys. The Children of God. I highly endorse this if u are in a country where it is ignored by the authorties or not illrgal. Japan, India, New guenIa and PHILIPPINES U ARE SAFE'.

Jodi - posted on 11/08/2009

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I love how everyone says he will grow out of it.....he actually won't. What he will do is learn when it is appropriate to play with his penis and when it isn't. I don't know any male who can leave it alone, LOL.



Seriously, my boys are now 12 and 10, and they still have a play if they think no-one is looking......they have just learned that it is inappropriate to do so in a public place, and that it is a private thing to do.

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Hi Jeananne! Little boys are a fun adventure! I've got 2 (5 and 3) and they are lots of fun. We handled the touching a bit differently. We told our boys that they could only check out their penis in the bathtub and that it wasn't a toy so they couldn't play with it. If I did catch them playing with it/ touching it during the day I would tell them to stop and that it is not a toy and that they could check it out in the bathtub. We did discipline if they disobeyed. Neither of my boys have any problems with being comfortable with their bodies and their hands stay away from their penis' unless they are in the tub or something is wrong. We will handle things similarly with our daughter when it starts happening.

Cathy - posted on 11/09/2009

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yes, it is a normal thing...for little boys....i raised 3 of them....nothing to b alarm about....they r just dicovering there bodies and they do grow out of it......

Charlie - posted on 11/09/2009

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Quoting jeananne:

i said thing and not penis cause believe it or not some moms on here dont like u use certain languages for some things and i \ve been told by them not to put thoses words out there. but its cool if u want to write them to me just some moms dont like it so i dont do it. but thanks everyone for the advice i do yell at him for it but i guess i wont be now that i know he does it for that reason and ill diffently be uses the oneies idea but the footies i tried he just takes them right back off but not the oneies.


Jeananne , As a moderator on the welcome page i can tell you not only is it perfectly acceptable to use the correct terms for body parts EG: penis , vagina , BUT it is encouraged as well .



No one has ever complained or been flagged for using either of these terms .



In fact majority of our members agree correct terms should be used .



I think it is wonderfull you have kept others in mind when posting however  in my own opinion i think the  people who have a problem using those words ( and i dont mean you but the ones you reffer too ) should really grow up .



 



I am glad you could find comfort and advice from other members in your thread .

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Bj - posted on 08/28/2013

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my 2yr old son plays with his doodle throu is summer jumpsuit and his nappie but when his done playing with it he doesnt put it back into his nappie and he pees right through his clothes how do i stop this he goes through so many clothes a day and i want him 2 stop it can someone please help me with this sitution

Sandi - posted on 11/09/2009

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Hi I had 4 sons and they all played with it just let him do what he wants to they do stop it when they get older

Emily - posted on 11/09/2009

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We are trying to teach our son that if he wants to touch his "wee-wee" he must do it in private...his bedroom or bathroom...it is NOT something to be done in public or out in the open where others can see. He's almost 3, so he's beginning to understand the concept of privacy a little bit better. The big thing is to make sure you don't refer to it as dirty, and don't embarass him about it.

Jeananne - posted on 11/08/2009

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i said thing and not penis cause believe it or not some moms on here dont like u use certain languages for some things and i \ve been told by them not to put thoses words out there. but its cool if u want to write them to me just some moms dont like it so i dont do it. but thanks everyone for the advice i do yell at him for it but i guess i wont be now that i know he does it for that reason and ill diffently be uses the oneies idea but the footies i tried he just takes them right back off but not the oneies.

Firebird - posted on 11/08/2009

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It's called a penis, not a "thing". He's just exploring his body and that's perfectly alright. He's getting to the age where he's very curious about himself. He'll grow out of it soon enough.

User - posted on 11/08/2009

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Gurl, i'm sorry 2 tell u this but...there's nothing u can do!! Lol I have a 2yr old son also & this is something lil boys do. I swear he thinks 'its' his toy in th tub! lol The good thing is that he can't break it & will grow out of it ;)

Amy - posted on 11/07/2009

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Quoting Loureen:

First of all it is a penis and there is nothing wrong with saying it , its important a child knows the correct names for their body parts to avoid confusion .

It is completely normal don't worry about it , he is exploring his body .



Yes yes I agree w/ this 100% and I too have a son he just turned 4 and from time to time he will touch himself, I let him do it and then he stops, he does it less now, but still once in a while he goes down there, and like another poster said never EVER tell him it;s a "dirty" thing to do, this will mess him up psychologically. My daughter just turned 2 and she too touches herself down there, boys and girls do it!

Charlie - posted on 11/07/2009

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First of all it is a penis and there is nothing wrong with saying it , its important a child knows the correct names for their body parts to avoid confusion .

It is completely normal don't worry about it , he is exploring his body .

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Do not worry it is natural and yes he will grow out of it. But you could talk to you pediatrician about it. I raised a son and have 3 grandsons.....

Candice - posted on 11/06/2009

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Don't discourage....feels good to him, and he's discovering himself...as long as he's not inappropriate with it...you should be fine..and explain to him about his body, if you panic, he'll do it anyway because he's getting your attention...it will pass

Hillary - posted on 11/06/2009

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I have the same problem with my two year old. He makes himself raw! I started using Onesies all the time. At night I have to use sleepers, or else, he "rearranges" or removes the diaper altogether. Ones that zip and have the feet are best - there's no way in! In the colder weather, sometimes he wears these all day. Carters has great ones that are designed as day wear. He'll grow out of it as some point. He's been doing this for almost a year, and I assume in some fashion or another for the rest of his life ;-)

Tracey - posted on 11/06/2009

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Your little one is exploring his body, just curious, your son will grow out of it, don't make a fuss when he does it. get his attention on something else when you catch him touching himself, but never, never tell him it is dirty.

Lynne - posted on 11/06/2009

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Just try to teach him when and where it is appropriate without judgement :) ALL little boys (and girls) play with themselves when they find "it". After all ....it feels good...and is comforting. Most children do it when they are going to sleep....it's ok mom :)

Aideen - posted on 11/06/2009

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Have heard similar stories so I don't think it's that odd. I also recall from college that Sigmond Freud described this discovery as part of normal development...the phalic stage (age 3-6) here's a wiki on it: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phallic_sta... wont solve the prob...but its not unusual.

Jamie - posted on 11/06/2009

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myn son is 2 1/2 years old. he does the same thing too, he will play with him self. the reason why they do this is because he is exploring his self to see how he is different from others.

Samantha - posted on 11/06/2009

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dont worry my little boy has just turned 2 today and he does the same thing but i find if i dont say anything to him he stops doing it as much i think its normal i was worried and everyone i spoke to said there kids did it or done it but they grow out of it

Rachel - posted on 11/06/2009

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My son definitely was obsessed with his thing. always keep something on over the diaper and never make a big deal out of it to him.... it'll lose the novelty soon enough.

Rachel - posted on 11/06/2009

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This is actually a normal thing. People don't talk about it but this happens at preschool all the time! Some of the children even start humping blankets and things to put themselves to sleep. They are just now starting to realize that thing is down there and that it has feeling. Most of the time they do eventually grow out of it

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