Some parents believe in keeping nudity as a normal part of family life so kids become comfortable with their bodies. Others feel things should be covered up as soon as kids are walking. We asked moms, dads, and medical experts for their take. At some point, you needed to get out of the shower in front of your young child — or get dressed or use the toilet — and you either decided to bare it all or cover up. When kids are very young, the consensus seems to be yes, since babies and toddlers are generally oblivious to nudity.
RCMP say the children, between the ages of eight and 12, shared nude pictures or videos on unspecified free websites in recent months. Chantal Farrah. All the children have been confirmed to be safe, she said, and police have spoken to their families. The Mounties say such image-sharing is becoming more common, and are encouraging parents to be vigilant about what children are doing online. Farrah said in an interview children need to understand that they shouldn't do anything online that they wouldn't do at the mall. The RCMP say parents and guardians should know what sites children are visiting, regularly monitor their devices, and talk to them about appropriate online behaviour. They say they should also consider making a "family contract" that makes online rules clear.
Alexandra Carlton November 03, Sometimes, kids' games head into the nude-and-rude territory. What's normal and safe and what's not?
This is becoming common. I imagine the next step will be charging a child with child molestation for masturbating. This is what happens when you let puritans run the legal system. We need to take a serious look at a huge range of laws like this, and try to get them back in line with rationality and the basic principles of a free society….