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How old is to old to take a shower with your daughter?

Just curious of others opinions.

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Asked by Anonymous at 6:26 PM on Jul. 15, 2008 in General Parenting

Answers (8)
  • I think 7 years old and a little boyturning 3.

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:30 PM on Jul. 15, 2008

  • Whenever someone gets uncomfortable with it. Someone being either the mother or the daughter. At some point the daughter at least is going to want some privacy. I don't think there is a magic or an arbitrary age.

    Answer by Xynyth at 6:34 PM on Jul. 15, 2008

  • I never bathe with my dautgher's. It is difficult to explain to them why I look "different" then they do in many areas, so I avoid bathing with any of my kids after a year old.

    Answer by rozepetalz at 6:34 PM on Jul. 15, 2008

  • When they start asking questions of why you have things she doesn't have yet then you know it's too old.

    Answer by goinginsane1 at 7:08 PM on Jul. 15, 2008

  • I think 4 and under for oposite gender for same gender 5 and under

    Answer by misskitty98310 at 8:42 PM on Jul. 15, 2008

  • My daughter is 9 and even though we don't bathe together she still comes into my bathroom all the time while I am getting dressed or in the shower...If it is all just normal to them they don't ask questions about it...Good Luck and God Bless...

    Answer by wondermommy5 at 9:20 PM on Jul. 15, 2008

  • you should be happy to answer any questions your child has and stasrt it from a young age anyway! That way you will have clear communication and your children will confide in you rather than their friends!

    Answer by Princess_s21 at 10:00 PM on Jul. 15, 2008

  • Its a personal choice and how comfortable you are with it.
    If the child asks questions, be honest.
    My Daughter walked in while I was on the potty and asked me why I had hair down there and she did'nt, I simply told her its what adults have. That she'll start developing when she gets older, she simply smiled, said ok and walked away. It was that simple!

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:51 PM on Jul. 16, 2008

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