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It is important to establish bathtub rules from the beginning. Kids can look but not touch. It is important that children learn about “body boundaries” early on, not just for bath time but for all around safety. Generally siblings of opposite genders should start bathing separately around the age of seven or whenever they start grabbing at each other, becoming preoccupied with each others genitals during bath time, or one asks for privacy.
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