The best way to Practice Nudity in Your Family

Questions and Answers
As many people come to find, sex and nudity are different thing. Many families are foregoing practice nudity that is comfortable and healthy, and social taboos in the seclusion of their homes–feeling it encourages a wholesome comprehension of the human body as it is, not as it is sexualized in the media. This informative article is not designed to coerce you into baring it all, but instead to help you find out how to comfortably practice in your family, and decide if it is suitable for you.
Picture named Practice Nudity in Your Family Step 11
Explore family nudity without feeling it’s not normal. Young children haven’t yet developed a refined understanding of modesty, and truly don’t care who sees them naked.
This is actually the time when the parent can educate children not to be self-conscious of their nakedness or of their bodies. This, in turn, will help kids associate nakedness to routine action instead of alone sexual activity. As a result, the more prurient types of nakedness lose their “forbidden fruit” appeal.
Image titled Practice Nudity in Your Family Step 22
Keep nudity natural. Enable your children–from birth–to see you in ordinary situations that are nude, as you feel comfortable. Dressing and bathing are regular activities where nudity is either part of the procedure (dressing) or needed (bathing). , while natural, are not something everybody. Be true to your own personal restrictions–don’t ever feel like you have to do something you’re uncomfortable doing.
On the flip side, nude cooking is not recommended for anybody, regardless of relaxation level! There are areas where hot oil simply doesn’t fit.
By being comfortable with your own body you will naturally convey the message to your kids that nudity really is acceptable and not something to worry or be grossed out about. There are times in life when clothing should be worn for protection, for relaxation, and to conform to social norms. But, by discussing with your children about being comfortable with nudity at home, your children will grow up understanding that being nude and being seen bare at home is not something “uncool, horrible, and totally awkward.”
Image titled Practice Nudity in Your Family Step 33
Start early. Support family nudity right from birth. You’d be surprised how fast potty training takes root when your toddler is allowed to go naked at home.
Be prepared for occasional “accidents,” and handle these situations evenly without fury.
Image titled Practice Nudity in Your Family Measure 44
Observe the differences. Your partner, and you, explain to them the reason for these differences, as kids start to recognize differences between themselves.
Recommended explanations are: “Mom’s breasts are for giving milk to infants like when you were small.”
Another subject that may crop up is pubic hair: “Mother and Dad have hair down here because our bodies are warmer, plus it can help keep our bodies cooler.”
In case the subject of sexual organs comes up (and it will), simply be honest and aboveboard. “Mommy has a vagina, and dad has a penis.” Avoid using either vulgar or ridiculous terms –they will be the words when the issue comes up at school, your kids use. And it will come up.
Picture titled Practice Nudity in Your Family Step 5

Avoid sexual expressiveness. Like bathroom time, sexuality is normal and absolutely natural. Nevertheless, sexual displays aren’t for children of any age. It traumatize them at worst, and will likely confuse them at best.
Questions and Answers
Be the first to ask a question relating to this subject:

What do you have to know? We’ll do our best to find the answer.
Give us 3 minutes of knowledge!
Can you tell us about
Making key chains?

Yes No
Can you tell us about
Playing with the cup match?
Yes No
Can you tell us about
Yes No
Can you tell us about
Scoring a ham?
Yes No
Young adolescents develop increased modesty throughout the time of puberty. Don’t drive someone to be naked. Wearing trousers for a while may help the transition. Being around other teens who role model comfort by making use of their bodies will likely not be worry.
There are lots of great books on pregnancy and adolescence that separate the sexual aspect from the physiological changes of puberty. These publications comprise quite candid photos of actual births, and provide a quite neutral clinical look at breast and pubic hair growth during the teen years. Sways like these provide a framework where family nudity can flourish to the benefit of all, and help separate nudity from sex in the kid’s head.
Respect others’ standards. It’s good to point out that other people are not accustomed to nudity, plus it is kind to respect their wishes. This might mean keeping the curtains drawn, or voluntarily closing the bathroom door when guests are found, for example–a practice that supports courtesy, but not shame.
A focus for nudity that allows the entire family to participate collectively without artifice is extremely helpful. Outdoor pool or an indoor swimming pool using a privacy fence is great, if not practical for most families. Saunas are also excellent for this, but are not as common in the U.S. as Europe. Year round a practical choice that works is a hot tub. Children see this as a heated kiddie pool, and they are able to play with water playthings, also.
A great side benefit to wholesome comprehensions of the nude body in the house is that when the time comes to explain human reproduction, there will be less –and less tension from the children to not be comfortable about for you. Children WOn’t have the distraction of embarrassment when discussing (what for others can be) “black” body parts. This in turn, will keep the communication lines open during adolescence.
Comprehend that not all shame is terrible shame. Good shame is ingrained to help us avoid compromising situations. But other shame predisposes us to clothes compulsiveness, and is caused by social conditioning during childhood.
The aim is always to supply kids the chance to see nakedness in a sense that is almost non-existent in our society: to make it a neutral, non-sensuous section of everyday life in its proper context. This goes a very long way toward inoculating them from the enticements so read ily discovered outside the walls of your home and in the marketplace.
Do support family associates to value nudity in art that is fine –especially considering that classical art isn’t bound by the hyper-sexualized and improbably body images prevalent in today’s advertising-soaked culture.
For families where the children are elderly it might be unwise or difficult to try and change attitudes. In some events major choices might have to be made to be able to break free from habits. Such changes may include ridding the house of magazines, television, or other media that subtly (or not so subtly) links nudity to sex.
Be careful about with whom you share your family practices. Not all individuals will readily come to the decisions you intended. Nudity and sex are still closely linked in our society.
Exercise proper hygiene. Consistently support or require the usage of a towel for sitting, when exercising family nudity. Young children don’t always exercise the very finest cleaning procedures after using the potty, as any parent can tell you. Don’t be embarrassed about teaching great, healthful personal toileting hygiene to your kids. They seem to you to teach them properly and correctly.
Avoid exposing kids to pornography. The best example is you, your spouse, and older siblings or relatives who bring a very real component to human nakedness.
Although this ought to be apparent to any well meaning parent, care is recommended during moments of intimacy and marital relations. Since the genitalia are a major source of enjoyment during these times, be attentive to rather highlight the most important functions (birth canal, urination) of genitals to younger children. Anything beyond that could overpower their psychological phase of development and work against the wholesome environment you’re attempting to maintain. Marital intimacy is best left behind closed doors.