What age should your kids stop sharing a bath? We asked Leicester mums what they thought. As children grow up and bodies change, it's something that goes through a parent's mind, especially if you have boys and girls. But, when is the best time to stop? Is there a certain age when you should, or should you just stop when the children think the time is right?
When should your children stop bathing together? - Leicestershire Live
A couple of cute toddlers playing together in the bath is domestic bliss. But putting two slightly older kids in the tub together — regardless of their sexes or even their relationship — can start to feel like a recipe for awkwardness or the potential subject of future therapy sessions. Quite a lot. Elizabeth Murray, a pediatric emergency physician and spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics. Essentially, this is about consent. Full stop.
When Should Little Kids Stop Taking Baths Together?
Rub-a-dub-dub, two adorable kids in a tub — what could be cuter than watching your favorite little boy and girl splash together during bath time? Getting both of your little ones in the bath at the same time is a time-saving trick parents have been relying on for decades. It conserves water, solves the problem of what to do with your restless toddler when your preschooler has spaghetti in her hair and makes for memorable photo ops — but at what point can this precious scenario turn awkward? As soon as children become aware of their own gender identity, and the physiological and biological changes their body will undergo, co-bathing should cease, Hafeez says.