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Poll Results: DS found his penis!

 
  • 97% (138)
    Its fine and normal- don't try to stop it
  • 1% (2)
    Its probably fine, but limit diaper free time until it passes
  • 0% (0)
    Call the baby shrink. Abnormal!
  • 1% (2)
    Some other option- explain!
142 Total Votes  
post #21 of 30
Normal. Just ignore it for now. When he's a little older, you can have the talk about "that is for private time not public", like I have to remind my 4 yr old just about every couple of hours! I try to keep ds2's diaper on a lot myself, but not cause he's playing with his penis--cause he's always taking it off to run around and pee on things.
post #22 of 30
Totally normal. We think DS asks to sit on the potty now just to prolong the amount of time he gets to play with his penis.

That said, we do limit it only because he has a tendency to get himself really red and irritated - he's got eczema so I'm sure that's part of it.
post #23 of 30
Completely normal. He'll um ... go through the same thing again in around 12 years ... kinda ;-)
post #24 of 30
Yup, DS loves his too. He even says "penis" - since he was like 11 months old!? I am actually surprised at how immature I am about it. I try to stifle my giggles. But I think it's so funny. I've told DH he needs to handle all things penis-related.
post #25 of 30
Given how vigorously my daughter plays with her clitoris and uhm is forceful with her vagina I never understand why people act like this is a boy thing.

Genitals are AWESOME! I probably won't worry about privacy much until closer to three.
post #26 of 30
[QUOTE][I'm not too keen on having her touch me with little butt fingers/QUOTE]



My Lord. Laughing out loud.

Our 2 year old DD likes to play with her bits too. I ignore it for now but will eventually teach to do so in private.

But, we draw the line at digging at her bum... mostly because she LOVES sticking her hands into DH's mouth for some insane reason. YICK!

Trin.
post #27 of 30
MadMamicita,
My DS found his penis around the same age. I asked my mom when she thought this would pass, and she said, "Oh, when he's about 65. It's totally normal!" LOL
post #28 of 30
lol I think it's very normal. My son found out it was fun to play with around maybe 4 months? His dad says, "that's what happens when you keep it covered with a diaper all the time!" We try to let him have as much diaper free time as realistically possible without ECing.

Any I also agree its not just a boy thing. My 3 yr old daughter is always grabbing herself and looking and pulling. We just kind of ignore it since it only happens in her room when she is getting dressed.
post #29 of 30
Girls here, but the exact same thing. We call it "fiddle-faddling" and say that it's perfectly fine, but it's something we get to do when we have privacy, not in public (including the dinner table etc. etc.). Didn't stop them from doing it with gusto until about age 2.
post #30 of 30
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Originally Posted by pinuchkin View Post
Girls here, but the exact same thing. We call it "fiddle-faddling" and say that it's perfectly fine, but it's something we get to do when we have privacy, not in public (including the dinner table etc. etc.). Didn't stop them from doing it with gusto until about age 2.
My DD age 3 has recently discovered something she's named "bubbing". Short for rubbing one's bottom, generally on things. I emphasize privacy and by yourself. No bubbing in public or on other people please.
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