Rachel - posted on 06/17/2010 ( 9 moms have responded )
I have a 14 month old son and I recently started taking care of an 18 month old boy, along with my son 4 days of the week. At home I usually leave the bathroom doors open and just go quickly, unless I know I'm going to be in there for awhile and then I'll make sure my son is playing in his room and I'll close the door. Now at the other boy's house I feel a little weird about just going in front of him, but if I close the door he starts screaming almost immediately. Sometimes I'll get him and my son playing and try to quietly sneak away but sooner or later the other boy notices I'm gone and ends up right outside the bathroom door wailing. I'm guessing his parents never close the door. I know he's only 18 months so it's probably ok to leave the door open, but at what age would that not be appropriate?? I'm not even that comfortable going in front of my own son, let alone another child.....any thoughts?? I drink a lot of water and can't only go during their naps.