My 3-year-old calls his penis his ‘wee-wee’, but my sister says he should learn the correct term for it.
I think ‘penis’ sounds too clinical, and I also don’t want him going around talking about that.
Your sister’s right.
Children should be taught the standard terms for all their body parts, including the ones that many adults are nervous about naming – private body parts.
He probably doesn’t call his hand his ‘bang-bang’ or his foot his ‘walkie,’ and it’s time to teach him that his penis is his penis.
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