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my daughter will be 7 in august and we have had shower problems every time for the last 4+ years. she has very slowly progressed. trust me i have tried everything. now i dont take showers with her anymore but i have to sit in the bathroom or she freaks out. its always a long drawn out thing. and im just over it, im tired of getting stressed over something so dumb especially when im 3 months pregnant right now. basically because my strategies in the past havent really worked now its just "suck it up and do it because you are always gonna have to takea shower or a bath for the rest of your life" iv basically blocked out all the whining and if she doesnt knock it off i give her a swat on the butt to get her attention. basically im looking for ideas, agreement, or POSITIVE opinions tyAnswer Question
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Answer by mamallamaof2 at 9:25 PM on Mar. 26, 2011
Honestly, she sounds A LOT like my 4 year old. She freaks out if any water gets near her face. I have been working with her on telling her to hold her head back, letting me block her face with my hand and to practice deep breathing if she starts freaking out too much. I also try to get her to concentrate on how relaxing and nice it feels to get her hair washed. It's been working recently, so I am glad the nighttime bath routine is not so stressful. Another thing you might consider is a detachable shower head. That's what I use and I find it helps to really target the hair and keeps the water out of her face.
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