I'm certainly not applying their soap, we get ourselves clean. Used to be bathtime was the best time of the day, now I have to chase him around and quickly soap him before his little foot starts searching for a way over the side of the tub. My husband and I are both relaxed and comfortable about being undressed and do our best to communicate to our sons that 1 Their bodies are great and nothing to be ashamed of. We just tell him to get in and get out otherwise he would play forever and give reminders for hair washing nights. The rest of the bath we tell her is like a spa treatment. Really depends on their maturity and how responsible they are.
Mine are 3 and 6, so not quite as close in age, but they shower together and I was worried about this too. Lol does that make any sense at all? It was so much fun, when they were tiny, that I very often had at least one family member over, hanging out Mom, or one of my Aunts who lived close by. I let him wash MY hair for a while, that helped. I can confidently say that they would both rather chew off their own feet than shower with either one of their parents! She told jurors of an alleged incident in , when she found Jackson and an Australian boy aged seven or eight showering together as she entered the star's bathroom at his Neverland ranch, not realising anyone was in.
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Now he readily accepts it. But he will not get into the bathtub under any inducement. She might feel more comfortable never being submerged in water, and as long as Mom or Dad stands in the spray, baby can play in relative dryness at the end of the shower. But I only had one year of P. We tried everything that I'm sure will be suggested in response to your post:
There are a few visor links at the end of this article: We were bathing, we had to be naked — how else would we get clean? So what's up with your kid's urge to be au naturel? That's his own demons though, he's being extra careful given his past being abused, and I respect that Overall I want to teach my son that there's nothing to be ashamed about with our bodies, male or female. On what are you basing this 6 year old cutoff age? Also at the age of ten there was no way I wanted to see my dad in the nude.