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Posted by on Feb. 8, 2012 at 2:04 PM
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How old are kids when they can start showering by themselves???

by on Feb. 8, 2012 at 2:04 PM
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hp2011
by on Feb. 8, 2012 at 2:06 PM

IDK, I would probably let my 3yo start when he gets to be about 7 or 8. 

SuperPickle
by Ruby Member on Feb. 8, 2012 at 2:10 PM

My oldest started showering himself(and doing a decent job) around 7ish. He is almost 10 now and every now and then I still have to go and scrub his head(and boy does he get pissy, but I am like do a better job and I wont have too) but mostly he can do just fine.

My almost 8 year old is still to much of a lolly-gagger. He would stay in there all day (and not get anything done!) if I didnt direct him

My 5 year old is getting there, he cant quite get his hair all the way yet

anfisasmommy
by on Feb. 8, 2012 at 2:10 PM

yeah I was just curious... My daughter is 4 and my mom said thats when I started showering alone of course with help when it came time to wash my hair though. Thank you

luv2nap
by on Feb. 8, 2012 at 2:10 PM

my kids were like 8 i think.... but i did do the soap check for when they washed their hair LOL

grammarpolice
by on Feb. 8, 2012 at 2:22 PM

My older son was about 8 and my youngest about 5.

MrsApple
by Gold Member on Feb. 8, 2012 at 2:24 PM

My daughter is 5 and can shower by herself.I just  double check before I get her out that she washed and rinsed her hair well.

3earthangels
by on Feb. 8, 2012 at 2:28 PM
My son is 8, and if I'm not in there giving him step by step directions he will just stand under the water and play.

My oldest dd is 6 and does a wonderful job washing herself. She begs for me to let my youngest, 4 y/o dd, shower with her and she will wash her up really well if I do ( not often I let that happen tho).

My youngest is 4, and she can do everything but her hair and back.
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mom_of_twingirl
by Silver Member on Feb. 8, 2012 at 2:28 PM
my 4 yr olds love the shower, but of course i still wash them
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laciD
by on Feb. 8, 2012 at 2:29 PM
My 4 and 6 year old sons shower alone. I do start the water for my 4 year old though.
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AFWifeNMom
by on Feb. 8, 2012 at 2:34 PM
My DD IS 5 1/2, she does all of the body washing on her own, i still do her hair and she HATES it!
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