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How old is too old to shower with your kid?

With our recent launch of our baby shampoo (yay!) we got all sort of new questions from parents. We expected most of them like when should you wash baby hair with shampoo? or what makes our formula so much better?

But then we got asked ‘til what age is it OK to shower with your children?

An initial google search landed us on:

how old is too lod to shower with your kid

Really, google? You’ve got the answer to this one?

If you’re asking yourself this question, it might be more helpful to see what other parents’ take on it is. So we took to the internet to see what parents out there are saying. Nudity and acceptance of it will always be a matter of culture, religion, household dynamics and comfort. There is no right answer, but it is certainly helpful to see what other parents’ approach on this topic is.

Is it a complicated topic? We loved how blunt this user put it:

Until someone's not comfortable.

 

Some parent’s chose to draw the line when children exhibit genital/gender curiosity:

tsunamisurvivor

Last time I showered with my kid she asked why my vagina had a beard. Had to inform her that she would one day grow a vagina beard. She didn’t want to shower with me after that.

IHeartWeinerDogs

My parents used to take me into the shower with them when I was little (I don't remember it)... Dad says he stopped when I pointed to his junk and said, "Daddy, what's that?"

I think that's a pretty good indicator.

CosmicGame

I drew the line at shared showering with my son once he got to eye level with my ladybusiness - and then tried to stick a finger in it to figure out what it was! :-P

PunkinDragon

My husband stopped when my oldest was about 3, she looked at him and said "What is THAT" lol

turtlenerdle

I stopped showering with my son when he was four and a half. I figured he wouldn't remember showering with me and wouldn't feel weird about it when he gets older lol.

 

Some parent’s just thought it was easy:

designdesigndesign11

They will for sure let you know when it’s time. I’ve always been very open with my kids, and one day each one of them decided they wanted privacy.

MableXeno

When either party becomes uncomfortable with co-bathing.

volyund

I don't really get this question. You can continue to bathe together however long you wish, into adulthood, into your retirement, as long as both of you like it. If you want your shower privacy back, then you should tell your son that you don't want to do it everyday.

 

Some shared their experiences and emphasized family culture.

drcatlove

I think it’s totally up to your family dynamic. Some families are nude all the time and it’s no biggie. Some are seriously uncomfortable with that. I had a friend who lived on the upper level of house and her in-laws were in the suite downstairs. Her 3 year old would listen for the shower to turn on downstairs and rush down to shower with his grandpa. Not weird at all for them. Super weird for other families. It’s what you make it I think.

istara

We still occasionally co-bathe - my daughter just turned eight (I'm the mother). The main problem is not enough room in the bath!

But I don't think there's an issue with either parent/either gender co-bathing at any age, so long as no one is uncomfortable. If anyone feels uncomfortable, then simply stop.

In many European countries entire families take saunas etc together, from childhood to adult ages.

I think it's very healthy and quite important for children to see "normal" adult bodies, all the more so with all the enhanced celebrity and porn images around, that will otherwise be their primary (even only) frame of reference.

My own mother was very relaxed about nudity. This has made it much easier for me as my own body gets older, and it also made it easier when she was dying, in terms of helping care for her. If you're used to having seen your parent naked, it's less confronting when you have to help them bathe etc. It's just the body you've always seen but grown frail and needing assistance.

battistello15

Probably weird, but I showered with my mom until I was 12. I’m a female, btw. She was a single mother and it helped get the start to the day done faster and she helped me wash my extremely long and thick hair. Neither of us felt weird about it and I still don’t. It made me more comfortable in my own skin, and helped me judge others less based on their looks/body type. We also showered separately probably 40% of the time so it wasn’t all the time or anything. I love my mom, and I’m glad she taught me that nudity isn’t just for sex, she also was very open when I asked questions about stuff. Just my 2 cents.

 

So how old is too old?

For some parents it is a sensitive subject while for others it seems to be a no brainer. The right answer will definitely depend on parenting style and culture. How old is too old to sho

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Can we make that all better?

Just for you, 15% off your next order.

We’re sorry that your experience with our diapers didn’t meet your expectations and hope you’ll give them another try to see why so many parents are devoted Parasol fans. As a thank you, enter the Discount Code 15OFFCART to receive 15% off a one-time entire cart purchase (no product limits, no expiration date).

To help us be our best, we’d appreciate hearing your feedback in a quick survey. And please be honest, we really do listen.

Potty trained, yes!

(And you thought it would never happen…)

Congrats on graduating from diapers to big kid undies. You (both) did it! Tag this milestone @parasolco and give other parents hope that their day, too, will come.

Not all baby wipes are created equal.

Baby wipes aren’t all priced the same...because they’re not made the same. Our new plant-based Clear+Pure™ baby wipes are dermatologist-certified and formulated with only the purest ingredients. They’re stronger to prevent tearing, more effective at getting baby really clean with fewer wipes...and they dispense one wipe at a time. At the end of a long day of changing diapers (and at the bottom of your baby’s bum), that is all clearly the best value we know.

Need to take a timeout?

One of the conveniences of a Parasol diaper subscription or membership is being able to hit Pause. Maybe you’re traveling, maybe someone just gifted you a month of diapers, whatever the reason, you can pause your diaper orders and come back when you’re ready. Just go to your account, select Edit Subscriptions and make your choice. And when you’re time out is up, we’ll always be here for you (that’s called unconditional love).

Before you swipe left on our wipes…

As you shop and compare wipes to find the one best for your baby, it’s important to do your homework because all baby wipes are not created equal. Our new plant-based Clear+Pure™ baby wipes are dermatologist-certified and formulated with only the purest ingredients.They’re stronger to prevent tearing, more effective at getting baby really clean with fewer wipes...and they dispense one wipe at a time. At the end of a long day of changing diapers (and at the bottom of your baby’s bum), that is all clearly the best value we know.

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Can you please share your reason for canceling?

Can we make that all better?

Just for you, 15% off your next order.

We’re sorry that your experience with our diapers pants didn’t meet your expectations and hope you’ll give them another try to see why so many parents are devoted Parasol fans. As a thank you, enter the Discount Code 15OFFCART to receive 15% off a one-time entire cart purchase (no product limits, no expiration date).

To help us be our best, we’d appreciate hearing your feedback in a quick survey. And please be honest, we really do listen.

Potty trained, yes!

(And you thought it would never happen…)

Congrats on graduating from diapers pants to big kid undies. You (both) did it! Tag this milestone @parasolco and give other parents hope that their day, too, will come.

Upgrade to a membership and save (big time).

If you haven’t joined our new membership program, you’re missing out on our best value, biggest savings and free perks exclusively for members. You can upgrade your subscription to a membership just by ordering a 3-pack box of diapers. With each 3-pack box, you’ll receive 4 free packs of baby wipes, plus two diaper gift packs to share, one each for two friends. You’ll also save 20% off all future orders, enjoy lifetime savings, can apply extra promo discounts, and can cancel or change diaper delivery service at any time. Ready to upgrade?

Need to take a timeout?

One of the conveniences of a Parasol diaper subscription or membership is being able to hit Pause. Maybe you’re traveling, maybe someone just gifted you a month of diapers, whatever the reason, you can pause your diaper orders and come back when you’re ready. Just go to your account, select Edit Subscriptions and make your choice. And when you’re time out is up, we’ll always be here for you (that’s called unconditional love).

We can make the switch without a hitch.

Maybe it’s time to graduate to a new diaper size? Or to go from diapers to diaper pants? Or from diaper pants to wipes? Some customers think the only option they have to change products is to cancel a subscription and then start a new one (we can all agree that seems rather complicated). The good news is our Customer Service team can change your choice in the system, easy peasy. Just reach out to us at hello@parasolco.com (we never nap), and we’ll take it from there.

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Oh, before you cancel your baby lotion subscription…

Can you please share your reason for canceling?

Can we make that all better?

Just for you, 15% off your next order.

We’re sorry that your experience with our lotion didn’t meet your expectations and hope you’ll give them another try to see why so many parents are devoted Parasol fans. As a thank you, enter the Discount Code 15OFFCART to receive 15% off a one-time entire cart purchase (no product limits, no expiration date).

To help us be our best, we’d appreciate hearing your feedback in a quick survey. And please be honest, we really do listen.

Potty trained, yes!

(And you thought it would never happen…)

Congrats on graduating from diapers to big kid undies. You (both) did it! Tag this milestone @parasolco and give other parents hope that their day, too, will come.

Not all baby lotions are created equal.

Baby lotions aren’t all priced the same...because they’re not made the same.

Need to take a timeout?

One of the conveniences of a Parasol lotion subscription or membership is being able to hit Pause. Maybe you’re traveling, maybe someone just gifted you a month of lotion, whatever the reason, you can pause your lotion orders and come back when you’re ready. Just go to your account, select Edit Subscriptions and make your choice. And when you’re time out is up, we’ll always be here for you (that’s called unconditional love).

Before you swipe left on our lotion…

As you shop and compare lotion to find the one best for your baby, it’s important to do your homework because all baby lotion are not created equal.

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Oh, before you cancel your baby shampoo - body wash subscription…

Can you please share your reason for canceling?

Can we make that all better?

Just for you, 15% off your next order.

We’re sorry that your experience with our shampoo - body wash didn’t meet your expectations and hope you’ll give them another try to see why so many parents are devoted Parasol fans. As a thank you, enter the Discount Code 15OFFCART to receive 15% off a one-time entire cart purchase (no product limits, no expiration date).

To help us be our best, we’d appreciate hearing your feedback in a quick survey. And please be honest, we really do listen.

Potty trained, yes!

(And you thought it would never happen…)

Congrats on graduating from diapers to big kid undies. You (both) did it! Tag this milestone @parasolco and give other parents hope that their day, too, will come.

Not all baby shampoo - body wash are created equal.

Baby shampoo - body wash aren’t all priced the same...because they’re not made the same.

Need to take a timeout?

One of the conveniences of a Parasol lotion subscription or membership is being able to hit Pause. Maybe you’re traveling, maybe someone just gifted you a month of lotion, whatever the reason, you can pause your shampoo - body wash orders and come back when you’re ready. Just go to your account, select Edit Subscriptions and make your choice. And when you’re time out is up, we’ll always be here for you (that’s called unconditional love).

Before you swipe left on our shampoo - body wash…

As you shop and compare shampoo - body wash to find the one best for your baby, it’s important to do your homework because all baby shampoo - body wash are not created equal.

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