Maybe I was just raised to have a healthier concept of the human body. Does it have something to do with the strong influence of Christianity in US culture?
I think we need to be respectful of our differences. Please stop sexualizing and shaming, and mind your own business.
My husband bathes with our 5 year old daughter all the time. At four he is interested in the mechanics of my breasts and in showing me he knows his terms. The idea of sex enters the picture at different times for different kids.
Others avoid all conflict for fear their teens will push them away. It is YOU with is sexualizing the issue. Negative expectations can actually promote the behavior you fear most. Get over it, leave this perfectly normal family alone and mind your own, I am sure you can focus your time on something better.
A man may have grown up with sisters and learned about women from his partner, but neither set of experiences can prepare him completely for the father-daughter relationship.
Those were some wasted years that I would not want to wish on my son, or anyone for that matter. Although we have very strong beliefs about WHEN people should start having sex, we also have strong beliefs about talking about sexuality the same as going potty or learning to run or why we eat vegetables.
Are you afraid your daughter will develop sexual feelings for her father? Such a contrast with my own childhood. Keep on showering together as long as both of you are enjoying it Splish Splash I have very traumatic memories of showering with parents when I was old enough to be showering alone.
I bathe with my 4 y. They have a blast and there is nothing weird about it. Many parents and kids are naked in front of each other until puberty. Very uncomfortable for the guy, so maybe your husband should make sure he keeps his eyes open. And nobody will see you ever again?
This is something I never got to experience with my own mother, who died when I was Why should we be ashamed of our bodies?
And you have new things to think about, like curfews, dating, new drivers, and friends who make you raise your eyebrows. And that is normal. It was one of the most lovely moments in our day and much easier than leaning over the tub to bathe her and waiting for her to finish.
Take these signs seriously and get involved. If there was inappropriate touching, that is where it becomes wrong. Family bathing together can be playful and delightful. In our own family we are relaxed about nudity. We are very open with our son no siblingshe sees us naked all the time but at 4 he does show a renewed interest in my private parts.
We have a 43 month old who still bathes with her dad and showers with him at the pool.
Many thanks bobbie When is it no longer appropriate? As a self-professed girlie-girl, I never imagined myself the mother of a boy, let alone two.
Bare and Balanced What I find interesting is that you refer to your son as a month old. No problems here with any of it! Our daughter stopped barging in on my husband in the bathroom around 5, and they gradually had more privacy from each other.
I think it will be very clear to you when it is no longer appropriate. For us, My now 17 yo son was about 11 or 12 when he was wierded out by my not closing the bathroom door, or changing my clothes with the door open, etc.
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