Toddlers are like little explorers, and it's very natural that your child is seeking to discover genitals and other body parts, it's part of exploring everything around her, namely the body. Toddlerhood is a time of curiosity and exploration, and in order for a toddler to explore things, he/she uses their basic senses, mainly touching; you'll see them playing doctor and patient for example. Children first learn about pleasurable experience as they're cuddled and cared for. Attitudes about sexuality are formed as toddlers notice how their bodies feel, how others touch them, how family members relate and refer to body parts and what behavior seems acceptable. It is part of natural child social development.How to respond? Well, it's up to you: ignore or minimize it, but point out that touching one's private parts is best done in private or redirect a child's attention to another toddler activity. Regarding touching another person's private parts, you need to explain to your little one that these are these are private body parts and one should not touch others' private area nor allow others to do that to her either.Respond in a way that's comfortable for you and age-appropriate for the child. Bear in mind that a message that such exploration is bad can create confused feelings about genital pleasure in the future.* Look for "teachable moments." These happen when parent and child are enjoying each other's company in a relaxed atmosphere. And be careful: children are affected by the way adults react to their questions: in their facial expressions, tone of voice, or body language.* Casually refer to genitals as another legitimate body part. Make a list of body parts, using correct names, and say them as your child finds them.* Try to each about privacy and awareness of others' comfort, like by saying 'There are things people like to do together, like eat and laugh and play, and there are things we do in private, like use the bathroom' and 'We should never let anyone touch us in our private area, and we should never try to touch others there either.'
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