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Do You Kiss Your Kids on the Lips?

Heidi Klum laid one on lil Henry. The mother and her 3-year-old son recently shared a sweet smooch at the playground over the weekend.

Do you kiss your kids on the lips?
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melissamama33 melissamama33 5 years
 @Fleurie nice me i kiss my son 3 yo old
lleaguemom6 lleaguemom6 8 years
Before kids, I thought this was gross. Now that I have 2 kids - I see absolutely nothing wrong with it. It is so different with your own - but I can understand how others would not appreciate it like the parent would.
Garnergal Garnergal 8 years
i wouldn't kiss on the lips all the time but so what u know,it's just a kiss,4 me it's usually like the forehead or sometimes the cheek but it really doesn't matter :)
redhottie1606 redhottie1606 8 years
I have 2 kids and if they don't each get 20 kisses (mouth, cheek, belly, anywhere) and 100 I love you's a day I don't feel I have done my job as a mom that day. It's ridiculous to think kissing your kids on the lips is crossing a line. Someone else's yes! your own - give me a break! However, how easy it is to report child abuse and the crazies out there who will do it just for spite makes it easy for me to understand why some people won't do it.
PiNkY-PiNk PiNkY-PiNk 8 years
my parents were very affectionate with my siblings and I and my mom always made sure to give us lots of kisses, but not on the lips. she doesn't like when people do that with their kids. I always thought it was cute, but only with babies, not older kids. now my mom gets mad when my sister or I do this with my niece. lol. but she's only 6 months and they're truly irresistable! :)
cjacobs cjacobs 8 years
i just realized i typed "theirs" instead of "there's".. sorry for the typo lol..
cjacobs cjacobs 8 years
i don't think theirs anything wrong with kissing your kids on the lips, if the age is appropriate.. my son is 5 and i think it's ok... but on the other hand, my husbands mom trys to kiss him on the lips even when he trys to avoid it. she will literally grab his face and try to kiss him on the lips just to bug me. he has to pull away from her to make her stop. i think it's outta line to do it at that age.
Drewsfan Drewsfan 8 years
I think it's strange NOT to give your kids a kiss on the lips.
Fatica Fatica 8 years
Here's a question. Do you kiss friend's or family's kids on the lips? When I was a kid, my parents and I didn't kiss on the lips but my dad's friend always kissed me on the lips. That was strange.
macneil macneil 8 years
Okay, in England anyway, kissing on the lips is seen as a romantic kiss, and I've always thought it was just weird to kiss children on the lips. Now I have a two year old, she always tries to kiss me on the lips and I sort of turn away, but I also love feeling her little kiss. It's not, obviously, sexual, romantic, anything like that, but you have this blinding love for your kid and any and every part of their face is the loveliest thing in the world and so are their kisses. I will, though, be encouraging cheek kissing only when her aim is better. I feel a bit sad now, seeing as how all you yanks are so fine with it.
Pallas-Athena Pallas-Athena 8 years
Honestly, unless anyone is slipping in the tongue or doing something inappropriate than a kiss is just a kiss. Sometimes in my family the adults (family members like sisters or whatever) will kiss each other on the lips, the cheek, or they'll just hug. In my family we don't just stay there for a minute and kiss each other, we just do a quick peck on the lips and it is over. I don't believe that there is anything wrong with it at any age.
Great-Sommelier Great-Sommelier 8 years
Thank you!
pinkprincess1101 pinkprincess1101 8 years
i agree GS
Great-Sommelier Great-Sommelier 8 years
As long as my parents, my children or I are living we will continue to kiss one another on the lips as a show of unconditional love to each other. I can honestly say I don't give a flying flip about what anyone thinks about it either. I say shame on anyone who judges someone's show of affection for their kin just because it is different than yours.
skigurl skigurl 8 years
no no not little kids!! i mean adults with adult parents!! little kids are fine, it's cute!! calm down people! i mean at our age now!
macgirl macgirl 8 years
I was thinking about this thread this morning and was so impressed with all the differences that no one went to the "yuck it's incestuous place", probably too much to hope for.
LiLRuck44 LiLRuck44 8 years
So so true, GS.
Frank-y-Ava Frank-y-Ava 8 years
I agree GS. How is kissing your child on the lips incestuous. That's kind of ridiculous, kissing your son/daughter on the lips isn't sexual at all.
Great-Sommelier Great-Sommelier 8 years
day = say
Great-Sommelier Great-Sommelier 8 years
"i would say incestuous but i guess that's taking it too far." That's taking it way to far. That is insulting especially since there are several people who day they kiss their parents. This kind of searching for things to be gross and wrong with wholesome things while at the same time espousing that everyone should be able to be whatever they want to be and do whatever they want to do that is counterculture is what is destroying this country and furthering the divide between it's own citizens.
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