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How old is too old for boys and girls to share a bedroom?

Posted by on Nov. 8, 2013 at 6:17 PM
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My best friend has a 7yo girl and a 8yo boy sharing a bedroom, but her ex is mad at her for it and says they're too old.

How old is too old for boys and girls to share a bedroom?

by on Nov. 8, 2013 at 6:17 PM
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NDADanceMom
by on Nov. 8, 2013 at 7:03 PM
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I think that is too old. Preschool is when it should stop
KairisMama
by Ruby Member on Nov. 8, 2013 at 7:50 PM

 7 and 8 seems fine to me, if the kids don't care. My 3 yo son and 7 yo daughter share. They are perfectly happy.

Savvylulu
by on Nov. 8, 2013 at 7:51 PM
My 4 year old share a room
RoseWall
by Platinum Member on Nov. 8, 2013 at 7:56 PM

i think when these kind of questions or concerns come up relating to this particular issue. then its time.

so its probably time.

Peaceful.chaos
by Bronze Member on Nov. 8, 2013 at 7:58 PM
I think it's up to the family to decide that. My 5 yr old DD has bunk beds in her room and my 8 yr old DS sleeps in her room sometimes. I don't see anything inappropriate with it.
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bakerytreatz16
by on Nov. 8, 2013 at 7:58 PM
I'm not really sure... I shared a room with my two brothers until I was 12..

We only have girls. Dd1 (18 months) and dd2 (due to come in January..) so it's hit something I've put alot of thought into.

I would assume that when they start expressing a desire a for privacy that that'd be a good time to put them in their own rooms.
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momto3infl
by Ruby Member on Nov. 8, 2013 at 7:59 PM

 Well mine were 10, 7 and 5yrs old when we were able to get a bigger place for each to have a room, at least for a couple of years then my father moved in with us so now at 15, 12 and almost 10 the 15 and 10yr share again and have for almost 3yrs.

Perfect_Misfit
by on Nov. 8, 2013 at 9:20 PM
I say when their old enough to know and be curious about their parts.
madelyns_momma
by on Nov. 8, 2013 at 10:42 PM

My 7 yo daughter and almost 4 year old son share a room. We live in a 4 bedroom house.....and they requested it.

Momoftwinkies
by Silver Member on Nov. 8, 2013 at 10:43 PM
I shared a room with my brothers till I was 17. I don't see what the big deal is.
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