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8 Bumps

Would you leave your child in the tub (water included) and walk away?

I was shocked when my niece did this!
She looked at me like I was nuts for confronting her on this!


Asked by madmueller at 10:42 AM on Dec. 9, 2012 in Kids' Health

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Answers (34)
  •  <<geez, Mother of the Year! Not!! Yes 2 is way too young to be left unsupervised.  Hope she's current on her CPR certification.


    Answer by mrsmom110 at 11:43 AM on Dec. 9, 2012

  • Yeah, but they're 29 and 24, so they should be just fine.... LOL!

    Answer by m-avi at 10:55 AM on Dec. 9, 2012

  • Yes,he's 11 lol
    I was able to walk away from him when he was about 6

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 10:44 AM on Dec. 9, 2012

  • How old is the kid? I have an 11 yr old and a 9 yr old, and yes, I let both of them shower alone. I've let them bathe alone since they were probably 6 or 7, and after they were about 5, I'd leave the room sometimes. It also depends on the kid - mine are always talking, so I'd know something was wrong if they stopped. lol

    Answer by wendythewriter at 10:48 AM on Dec. 9, 2012

  • Rachel, you seriously leave your one year old alone in the tub? You need a smacking too. Wtf is wrong with people? Do they not watch the news or read the paper. The bathtub is the most dangerous place in the home for babies.

    Answer by texasgurl33 at 11:46 AM on Dec. 9, 2012

  • Sorry, but most tragic stories start w/ someone saying "I only turned my back for a minute"...

    Answer by mrsmom110 at 12:06 PM on Dec. 9, 2012

  • Depends on how old they are. I didn't start leaving the room til they were 4 or 5 years old, and I was always within earshot.

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 10:43 AM on Dec. 9, 2012

  • mine must sing, count, whistle, etc

    my 8y/o mostly showers now but my first grader takes looooooooooooong baths. if she doesn't adhere to our agreement bath-time ends early. she usually brings a barbie mermaid and tells stories with it so i can hear her that way

    Answer by hibbingmom at 10:46 AM on Dec. 9, 2012

  • Just saw your response. No, a 2 yr old should not be left alone.

    Answer by 3libras at 11:33 AM on Dec. 9, 2012

  • Wow. That is way to young. She needs to be smacked upside her head.

    Answer by texasgurl33 at 11:39 AM on Dec. 9, 2012