By Stephanie Linning for MailOnline. Sharing a bath can be a playful way for parents to bond with their children. But many believe their comes an age when children should no longer see their parents in the nude. The question of 'how old is too old' was debated by Mumsnet users after one mother-of-two asked whether it was 'fine' for her six-year-old son to see her naked. The post sparked responses from dozens of other parents who argued over when its the right time to start covering up in front of their kids. Special bond: Many parents think nothing of being naked in front of their young children. Dilemma: A mother-of-two asked parents for advice on whether she should cover up. Some said it was when the children started school while others argued children can never be too old. The majority of parents said it should be left to the children to decide when they start to feel uncomfortable. One mother wrote: 'With my children I don't think they saw me naked after about 8 or 9, probably when they started preferring to cover up rather than run around naked.
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After school, he likes to take off his pants, recline on his stuffed animal chair and watch an episode of SpongeBob SquarePants while snacking on cheese-flavored crackers. Nicola, 44, said affectionately. Alex asked his sister and her friend to paint his fingernails and then suggested a fleshier canvas. Put nail polish on my bottom! Nicola said. The girls obliged, and after creating a shapely pink masterpiece, ran down to the kitchen to confess to their mothers. For many parents, allowing a child to run around naked at home is perfectly natural, an expression of physical freedom that represents the essence of childhood, especially in the summer. But for others, unclad bodies are an affront to civility, a source of discomfort and a potentially dangerous attraction for pedophiles. These clashing sensibilities can create conflict, even when the nudity in question takes place at home. Often, the differences in viewpoint are generational.