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My kid won't wipe their arse!

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crazybat Tue 04-Oct-16 19:57:39


My son is 6.5

I'm in the bath.

He won't wipe his own arse and is currently begging me to do it for him.

25 minutes so far. I feel cruel. Apparently all I need to do is get out the bath wipe his bum and go back to my bath. (Different room)

GizmoFrisby Tue 04-Oct-16 20:01:41

Oh my god just wipe his bum. He might have a bad tummy. Poor kid

crazybat Tue 04-Oct-16 20:06:04

No he doesn't gizmo. He's never done it is what I mean.

bumsexatthebingo Tue 04-Oct-16 20:09:26

Does your child have a disability that prevents wiping? If they do then help him. If not then why on earth have you still been doing it this long?

crazybat Tue 04-Oct-16 20:14:47

No no disability. Just point blank refused. Bit of a fear of getting dirty hands. I've been trying for years.

It's taken 37 minutes. But he's just done it himself. And he's proud as punch.

Libby34 Tue 04-Oct-16 20:27:23

Hooray! Big well done for wiping his butt grin I think you did the right thing in holding out and making him do it himself! It is a life skill after all wink

HerFaceIsaMapOfTheWorld Tue 04-Oct-16 20:50:05

posted twice

letmepeeinpeace Tue 04-Oct-16 21:36:43

My daughter is same age and does the same thing!! How she copes at school i don't know

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