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At what age did your husband stop taking a shower with your son? NO bashing! I thought by age 4.


Asked by Anonymous at 9:42 AM on Nov. 20, 2008 in General Parenting

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  • My boys stopped bathing/showering with me around age 3-4. They showered with Dad always. Like out camping even as preteens they all went in together. Same sex is no big problem. Opposite sex parent is where great care needs to be taken.

    Answer by GrnEyedGrandma at 10:34 AM on Nov. 20, 2008

  • My son is almost 4, we both still take showers with him occasionally.. but he prefers a bath anyways... I was probably gonna stop soon anyways just cuz he is getting a little more observant, but i dont have a problem with nudity or making my son ever feel like it is something to be ashamed of......

    Answer by VelvetCat at 9:47 AM on Nov. 20, 2008

  • Mine has never taken a shower with his father!

    Answer by busybee68 at 9:47 AM on Nov. 20, 2008

  • Well, my son is still only 19 months old, however, my husband and I have had a talk about when we thought it would be appropriate to stop taking showers/ baths together, and we decided around the age of 3 or 4.


    Answer by CarieP at 9:56 AM on Nov. 20, 2008

  • We both took a shower with our son up until about a month ago because he is becoming more observant as far as pointing at body parts! I think the older the child gets the weirder it gets. but as long as you and your dh are comfortable with it then it shouldnt matter, but 4 seems like a good age to stop

    Answer by aiden1337 at 9:56 AM on Nov. 20, 2008

  • My husband never took a shower with our son, I bathed him until he was 4 then he did it by himself and dad would pitch in if he needed help washing his hair.

    Answer by sammiesmom2000 at 11:14 AM on Nov. 20, 2008

  • My hubby never showered with our son but I stopped when he was under 2. My daughter is 2 and will sometimes take a bath with me.

    Answer by at 11:22 AM on Nov. 20, 2008

  • I stopped at 4, it wasnt my hubby it's me because I stay at home. My other son is three and stopped with him early because he started pointing things out which I didnt feel comfortable with.

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:48 AM on Nov. 20, 2008

  • I don't recall my husband ever showering with our boys ~ he has took a bath with them but he was always covered by bubbles or a wash rag & they were so young they had to be in the little bath seats ~ so i dunno dear

    Answer by tntornado45 at 12:18 PM on Nov. 20, 2008

  • He still does once in a while but my son is only 3 yrs old. I remember my mom would take me a bath with her when I was an infant and I still remember her body parts like it was just yesterday lol. I guess they haunted me for life lol i'm kidding.

    Answer by kimaam at 2:09 PM on Nov. 20, 2008