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Proper names for "private parts"?
May 19, 2013 at 12:48 AM
Do you teach your children the proper names for their's? I've been talking to DS (3) about the other name for his "peepee". He's now in the bath yelling "penis...PENIS...PEENIS...PEEENNNIISSS!" I think this may have backfired a little lol


  • FreelanceMommy
    May 19, 2013 at 1:22 AM

    Well duh mom! Its not there so it must have fallen off! Come on, use your head! lmao! 

    Quoting chickieboom:

    He did walk in on me in the bathroom recently and told me I'm not a boy because mine fell off. I have no idea where he got that from but all I could say was "oh yeah?" Lol

    Quoting FreelanceMommy:

    lol for about a month my daughter went around telling everyone who in the room had a penis and who had a vagina... she told her grandpa "You probably have a penis too acuz you used to be a boy a long time ago" hahaha He said, "I'm still a boy, just a really old one" lol.

    Quoting chickieboom:

    Man I hope so because my poor 84-year-old grandpa may have a heart attack lol

    Quoting FreelanceMommy:

    Haha yes I did, and my children did the same... the novelty will wear off, no worries.

  • wyomom4
    by wyomom4
    May 19, 2013 at 1:27 AM

     When my niece first figured out that boys are different and had a penis, she asked everyone she saw if they had a penis... even strangers. LOL I thought my sister would die from embarassment.

  • MzShorty787
    May 19, 2013 at 1:28 AM
    I can't help but lol at this hahaha ^-^
  • itsm3
    by itsm3
    May 19, 2013 at 8:25 AM

    dd knows the proper words and has since she was 2.   she knows she's not to use them in a silly way. 

  • Diva-Mami
    May 19, 2013 at 8:34 AM
    Yes, as soon as they start touching it. The soon they learn the better.
  • lwalker270
    May 19, 2013 at 8:36 AM
    Penis and vagina
  • CatFishMom
    May 19, 2013 at 8:36 AM

    I just dont make a big thing of it. I use the proper words, as well as pee-pee, from the very beginning so theyre interchangeable. I think 'pet names' are stupid.

  • Aprilaaw85
    May 19, 2013 at 8:38 AM

    Ah, they know the proper names, but they dont use them. The actual words make me giggle a little.

  • almondpigeon
    May 19, 2013 at 8:40 AM
    My boys call it a penis. The girls know the correct terminology, buy we call it a poonie. I know its ridiculous, but since that's what my mama taught me when I was younger, that's what I say. My 7 yo was having pain with urination not too long ago. When I took her to the doctor, it was diagnosed as irritation & inflamation by not wiping very well. My dd described it like this,"my poonie was hurting so bad. Dr gale said my vulva was red & I got some medicine for it."
  • IamMex11
    May 19, 2013 at 8:41 AM

    smart move......

    Quoting Ber-Lynn:

    I have taught my daughter the correct terms. I did so because god forbid if someone touched her I don't want there to be any confusion about what happened when she is telling me or any other adult.

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