At what age is it inappropriate for children to bath together? My son loves taking baths with his aunt, who's 9, and he's 5. Usually we don't make a habit out of it but if she's over on bath nights they both like playing together. He also takes a bath with his cousin who's 4. I don't have any issues with it because neither of the kids in both cases feel awkward or make comments, and neither do the parents of the other children. But it just got me wondering, let him bathe with whomever he wants till someone feels awkward, or is there an age cut off? Usually now he bathes or showers alone, but if we're in a hurry I still have him shower with me to save time, so he's use to always bathing with girls.
Answer by cornflakegirl3 at 3:47 PM on Jan. 27, 2011
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Answer by justanotherjen at 5:09 PM on Jan. 27, 2011
I don't know that there is a perfect cut-off age, but I'd definitely stop before either child starts puberty. My 3 1/2 year old boy/girl twins bathe together, but I expect to be separating them by the time they start to kindergarten...or at least by the time they are old enough for sleepovers. It's not because I think there is anything wrong with it, but I'd like for them to learn some modesty before then and at this point they both think it's the funniest thing in the world to run around naked or take their clothes off for no apparent reason.
Answer by TweenAndTwinMom at 3:45 PM on Jan. 27, 2011
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