A mum blogger has taken to Facebook to call on other parents to be naked in front of their children.
Constance Hall, a 32-year-old blogger from Perth, Australia, wrote the post to coincide with International Women’s Day.
“I advocate nakedness around your children, homes and husbands,” she wrote. “I don’t want my boys’ expectations of women to resemble those that they see in magazines or TV, nor do I want my girls expectations of themselves to.”
She believes that being proud of your body and not covering up in front of your children will mean “the next generation’s definition of beauty will be radically different”.
By embracing our stretch marks and wobbly bits, children will “no longer idolise the unrealistic airbrushed idea of perfection that causes so much self doubt and depression”.
I advocate nakedness around your children, homes and husbands. I don’t want my boys expectations of women to resemble…
The practicalities of nakedness
But at what age should you cover up?
At some point you need to be aware that they’re going to school and might say things to their teachers that don’t quite sound right. Like… I see Daddy’s willy all the time, it’s funny!
Which it is. We’re not disputing that – but outsiders might be told to look out for innocent comments like this.
We don’t have the answer – it’s different for every family. But what do you think? When should the open-door bathroom policy end?
Let us know in the comments below…