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Growing up, my parents, my religion, and my culture taught me to be ever-conscious about my body. There were so many constraints to my dress, so many restrictions on what was appropriate, so many opportunities to feel bad for being exposed. Our household is very liberal about the kids and whether they want to be fully clothed. We, the adults, are no different here. We're clothing-lite. I often sleep unclothed. I wake up and greet the kids "good morning" even before I get dressed. The other week, a friend spent the night, and I tucked the kids in with no pants on. I don't often walk around topless, but I very often walk around pant-less. For some reason, it only recently occurred to me: Should I be more modest when other kids are over? Should I have a top and bottom on? Should I close the door when I potty (as this is another thing we are all very liberal about in this household)?