“When we are out my son wants to use the mens’ toilets but I don’t feel it’s safe.”
As my son approaches his eighth birthday, he is showing signs of wanting to be a ‘big kid’ in so many ways.
He wants to play Fortnite like his big cousins, he is reading alone at night and I notice how he cares more about the opinions of his peers. While he is many years from being a young adult, I do want to give him some autonomy where possible, with one exception; when he wants to use public toilets alone.
At this stage I take him into the ladies’ room with me or we use a disabled cubicle if its empty.
Toby rolls his eyes and comes along, but begs me to let him go into the mens’ room, as he would with his dad, but I just don’t feel it’s safe.
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