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Do you still clip your 10 year old toe/finger nails for them?

I TRY to..but he ends up ripping them off before I get to them.
I've showed him how to use the clippers but the kid goes crazy with them..he just can't be trusted,lol.

 
kimberlyinberea

Asked by kimberlyinberea at 5:21 PM on Jul. 30, 2010 in Tweens (9-12)

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Answers (6)
  • yes because they both get super long nails. He cut them once but ended up not going close enough so had to do it again
    partiesbyjan

    Answer by partiesbyjan at 2:59 AM on Jul. 31, 2010

  • I do, but he has autism and his fine motor skills suck.
    layh41407

    Answer by layh41407 at 5:32 PM on Jul. 30, 2010

  • Yea...that's a bit too old to still be doing it for them. My daughter's nasty habit is that she chews her nails off, and altho she does clip her own toenails, I always end up fixing them cuz she leaves them jagged and too short/long. Just try trusting him w the clippers.
    nappeal

    Answer by nappeal at 5:23 PM on Jul. 30, 2010

  • my son chews his off
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 5:23 PM on Jul. 30, 2010

  • My 10 yo daughter bites her nail and clips her own toe nails
    SWEETPEAS3MOM

    Answer by SWEETPEAS3MOM at 5:23 PM on Jul. 30, 2010

  • Nope. My 10yo has been clipping her own nails for about a year now (her choice). My almost 9yo son has started to try and do his. I haven't had to clip my almost 8yo dd's nails since she was 2. She just chews them off (and it's literally been almost 6 years since I clipped her fingernails). I still do her toes and I do my 4yo and the baby.
    justanotherjen

    Answer by justanotherjen at 1:23 PM on Jul. 31, 2010

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