Your little one's wearing an outfit one minute and then stripping down the next minute. Learn why your little one likes to go nude, and what to do about it. When it comes to making a lightning-fast escape, your toddler is probably a mini Houdini. One minute she has on that super-cute yellow dress Grandma bought her; the next minute she's streaking through the house wearing nothing more than a smile.
Your account is not active. We have sent an email to the address you provided with an activation link. Check your inbox, and click on the link to activate your account. Toddlers are one of the most curious explorers out there. Moreover, their adventures not only broaden their worldview but often put a wide smile on everyone around them.
Most parents have a story to rival this one, because most toddlers hate wearing clothes. Attention is just one of the many potential reasons your toddler is streaking. Braciszewski has some advice on how to stop the behavior in public — and why being naked in private is actually healthy for growing minds. How does sand feel between my toes or in my belly button? Does this soft carpet feel good on my naked back too? They could be annoyed by things we as adults get frustrated with — too many buttons, the swishing sound of corduroy, itchy tags and zippers. Pay attention to the weather, too; they could simply be too hot. Discomfort and exploration are the most common reasons behind getting in the buff, but seeking attention and control could also contribute to this behavior. Even if occasional disrobing is beneficial to growing minds, there are boundaries that need to be drawn — specifically when kids are in public spaces. Take a step back and see this as a learning opportunity.
General Curiosity. Children are curious, especially about differences, and what could be more fascinating than different genitals? Understand this situation for what it is—normal childhood curiosity at work.