I still shower with my 6-year-old daughter on increasingly rare occasions -- more because she's still having trouble getting that hair washed, and the best way to ensure it really gets clean is to hop in there every once in awhile. If it was, if I really thought every person out there was a potential predator, I don't think I'd ever be able to leave my house. There's an immense responsibility inherent in sharing your own naked body with a child. For him to keep going past that point, for me to keep going much longer, feels like it goes against what we're trying to teach her about respecting her own body. This isn't just about Jerry Sandusky and the sex abuse charges against him. More on Penn State Scandal: That's not a job I am willing to give away to someone, anyone, other than her father and me.
My kid would be in a bubble in her room.
Grown Men Shouldn't Be Showering With Little Kids
More on Penn State Scandal: Jeanne Sager November 15, at I'm trying to raise a child who is both unashamed of her body and aware that our bodies are our own and we all have the right to privacy. We had no discussion; it just felt like it was "time. For him to keep going past that point, for me to keep going much longer, feels like it goes against what we're trying to teach her about respecting her own body. But the way you answer could quite literally affect a child for the rest of his or her life. Heck, grown women don't shower with little boys.