CNN Let me say at the start that there is no way around the topic of nakedness in front of your children without getting personal and slightly uncomfortable. I'm already feeling somewhat tense as I type this. Brutally Honest: Is it OK to be naked in front of your kids?
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Story highlights In "Brutally Honest" video series, Kelly Wallace tackles provocative parenting questions There is no one size fits all answer to whether it's OK to be naked in front of your kids, parents say Studies show conflicting findings on the impact of parental nudity on kids.
I joke that the only person who should have to see me naked is my husband.
He signed up for it, right? My kids certainly didn't. A lifetime of body image issues means I'm not one to walk around naked at home. But I don't cover up around my daughters, 7 and 8, when I'm getting dressed or in the bathroom, either.
He was seen passed out in a chair as the girls cavorted in their undies at their ?a-night room in Manchester. One flashed her bottom next to the retired England striker - then posted it Author: Andy Jehring But lots of girls do and they're talking about it over on a thread after someone asked I'd never seen any porn or anything and I walked in on my roommate's naked dublintutorialcentre.com: Hattie Gladwell When kids see a naked body, whether intentionally or by accident, it's natural for them to have questions. California mom Martha Shaughnessy has found that her boys, ages 4 Estimated Reading Time: 5 mins
I don't want them to think there is anything wrong with my body or theirs. And when they ask hilarious questions such as "Mom, why do your boobs hang?
Read More. In conversations over email with mothers and fathers across the country and in Canada, it's clear there is no "one size fits all'" approach to the questions of whether it's OK to be naked in front of your kids and if there's an age when it's no longer OK. Rhonda Woods, a mother of three, says ever since her children, now 20, 13 and 13, were little, she and her husband have been teaching them not to be ashamed of their bodies.
What I am trying to say is, we are a naked family. All of us: the perfect, unmarred children and the two slightly less pristine adults have no qualms about showing what nature gave us in the light of day. It's not like we're doing the Macarena and scrubbing the floors in our birthday suits, but if they ask, we let the kids shower with dublintutorialcentre.com: Samantha Schoech "But my girls are 4 and 6. A year from now I may not be doing it any longer. By then, they may be showering by themselves (dare to hope?)" Do you think it's OK to be naked in front of your kids?Estimated Reading Time: 7 mins Naked woman seen wandering Miami airport, jumping off roof of police car WATCH IT: A naked woman wandering through Miami International airport. The
They have also never hidden their bodies from their kids, she said. Not because we are uncomfortable, but because they may be," said Woods, a real estate agent in New Milford, Connecticut. Comfort is key.
A common theme I heard from parents is comfort. If both you and your children are comfortable with you being naked in front of them, there isn't anything "inherently wrong with that at all," said Avital Norman Nathman, who says her 8-year-old son is used to seeing her and her husband naked on occasion when they are getting dressed or in the shower.
Nancy Friedman, a New York City mom of two middle schoolers, said while every child is different, most kids make it clear when their mom or dad's nudity no longer works for them.
As children age, they certainly develop their own sense of modesty around others, said Micky Morrison, a mom of two in Islamorada, Florida, and founder of BabyWeightTV.
I figure that he will one day, and that's OK," said Morrison. And that's OK, too.
Amanda Rodriguez, a mom of three boys in Frederick, Maryland, said she reached a point with each of her sons, usually no later than age 5, when she thought it was no longer OK to be nude around them.
Sure, the VMAs have rich tradition of being a night when celebrities dress to impress or at least shock.
But some of the evening's most memorable outfits have, however, hardly been outfits at all. Here are few examples of when VMA stars gifted us all by arriving in their birthday suits - or close to it.
You can't totally tell from this photo, but Madonna 's lacy, less-than-virginal teddy is see-through and quite shocking 30 years ago. Prince royally gave Hitchcock a run for his money when it came to having a timeless "Rear Window.
Somewhere in Beverly Hills, there's half of a dress that's still sad it didn't get to grace this bangin' bod.
Lil Kim proves smaller the pasty, the bigger the statement. Britney officially became a woman in this iconic Brit-tease.
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Celebrating the often-overlooked underboob, Christina showed us that her voice wasn't the only thing that could reach impressive heights. What goes best with washboard abs? Literally anything or nothing as Lenny proves.
No shirts were no problem for this pair of jack asses, who showed that sometimes dressing up just means abstaining from stapling one's self for the evening. Jason Derulo talked dirty to us before he even opened his mouth.
Naked as the day Gaga was born this way. Just because they're called underwear doesn't mean Selena has to wear anything over them. Our tongues were hanging out too, Miley.