when do you think a good age to stop dressing in front of you child?

Donna - posted on 11/18/2009 ( 9 moms have responded )




My sons are 4 and 2 try not to dresses in front of them but u know always in a hurry. do lock self in bathroom, do u think they are going to be damaged by this.. please comment.


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i have 2 and 1 yr old boys, doesnt phase them at all yet.. i figure i'll keep on until i notice them noticing lol.. i mean like making a big deal out of it, for now we both do in front of them, but i dont usuallly let them see me shower, a lil different to me i guess

Tabitha - posted on 11/18/2009




i have a three year old boy and a two year old girl and its very hard to get any time to yourself... i say try to do your best to explain to them that mommy needs to get dressed by yourself because you are a girl... then i would try to let them get dressed in their rooms by themsevles...i dont think they will be damaged by it... good luck!

Courtney - posted on 11/18/2009




I think whatever yoy feel comftorable with,my mum was completley unababshed with nudity and still gets dressed in front of us!!
We grew up a bit different but I beleive the naked body is a beautiful thing and children shouldnt be ashamed of their bodies at all especially in this day and age when the media presents images that aren't realistic.

Christy - posted on 11/18/2009




3. That's the point (usually) they remember stuff. I don't want my nude image haunting my child, LOL.

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I quit when my oldest sone saw me changing shirts and yelled out "Boobies!" lol, that was the end of that! hehe

Donna - posted on 11/18/2009




thanks ladies my 4 year old is getting nosy lol! so will stop dressing in front that seems like a good age to start. now let all the ?s come out of his mouth why cant I.oh boy birds and bees talk wheres daddy!

Diana - posted on 11/18/2009




I think that when your child learns modesty themselves is a good age. Every child learns this at a different age. You can start trying to teach them modesty, and see if they understand. Otherwise don't worry about it!!!

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im not sure what a good age is but that is a good question, because now im wondering the same thing, i would say that your 2 year old is still good but i no that around 4 or 5 is when kids start to realize that there is a difference between boys an girls, an i dont think they will be damaged. i hope i help a little bit

Jade - posted on 11/18/2009




I think it all depends on what you feel comfortable with. I know people that have been much older and seen their mom or dad get dressed and been fine with it just because thats the way it has always been for them. You arent damaging them so dont worry lol

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