Many parents struggle with whether or not family nudity is acceptable. Don't worry, experts say it is, but there are still important things parents need to consider. Plenty of parents can relate to the struggle with the nuances of family nudity, particularly when it comes to children seeing Mom or Dad in the buff. So many questions arise: Is it OK as long as he seems comfortable?
An Expert Weighs in on Parental Nudity and Its Impact on Kids
Is It Okay for Your Kids to See You Naked? | Parents
Ever since my little girl was born, I have taken baths with her. She has never been a big fan of the water, and when she was younger, having me in the tub with her seemed to make bath time less traumatic. So, like a lot of new parents, I happily stripped down and got in with her. I was always big on skin-to-skin contact anyway, and those baths produced some of the sweetest cuddles. But now my girl is 2-and-a-half years old, and I still regularly take baths with her. Not every bath, mind you, but maybe once a week.
But when is it okay for kids to see their parents naked — and how old is too old? At what point can hanging around in your birthday suit with the fam have some sort of an impact on your child? Probably not. When kids are older, all that parental nudity can bring confusion.
Being a father has thus far been delightful for John. So delightful that he says he wouldn't change a thing — the good and the bad. And the bad?