When do you not be nude in front of children?

Sarah - posted on 06/26/2016 ( 6 moms have responded )




When do you not let a son or even a daughter see you nude?


Dove - posted on 06/26/2016




Depends on the family and the comfort level of each individual.

I do not parade around naked, but I also do not shut the bathroom door... so anyone that comes into the bathroom before/after my shower is going to see me naked. I will also leave the bathroom naked if someone wants/needs something from me while I am getting ready for a shower or still getting dressed afterwards.

My daughters are 14 and my son is 8... none of them care about my naked body. My girls are more 'hidden' now (mainly starting w/in the past 2, maybe 3 years) when it comes to my son, but we are 4 people in a one bathroom house... so sometimes he does see them naked as well... it's also a complete nonissue for all of them when it does happen. My son... still runs around naked from the time he's done in the shower until he goes to bed... or someone makes him put pants on. Could be 5 minutes... could be an hour. lol


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Sarah - posted on 06/28/2016




I agree, it all about how comfortable your family is with nudity. My hubby will get naked anywhere, not a shy guy at all. I am more modest but Ihave no issue changing in front of my girls (12 and 17) my boys prefer to not see me, and I not see them (14 and 19). My 14 yo just had an issue with jock rash from playing soccer in the heat, and he told me about it but preferred I not check it out.

Michelle - posted on 06/26/2016




I'm like Dove. There is nothing wrong with the human body and we don't make it an issue. I don't parade around naked but if the kids walk past my bedroom while I'm getting changed they will probably see me naked. My boys will wander around in their underwear but they are 15 and 12.5. My daughter will get dressed in the lounge room after her bath in front of her brothers and parents.
It does depend on how comfortable everyone is though. My husband and I sleep naked and the kids will come in to our bed on a Sunday morning.

Erin - posted on 06/26/2016




I stopped being nude around my son at 3 or 4. It made me uncomfortable.

My girls are 14 and 18 and see me nude and I see them nude as well. No biggie.

Jodi - posted on 06/26/2016




When the child indicates they are uncomfortable, or when the parent is uncomfortable? It is different for everyone. My daughter is 11 and she still sees me nude occasionally. From memory, her dad was uncomfortable by the time she was about 4. But it really is an individual decision.

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