How to Help Teen’s Get Motivated to Clean Their Room
Do you have a teen that refuses to clean their room, so you just shut the door out of embarrassment? Learn easy tips that can help any teen get through the process of cleaning their bedroom.
According to an article at huffingtonpost.com, “Do You Have a Room in the House that You Absolutely Ignore?”
“Step 1: Dump all the belongings onto your carpet
Do not think, just do it? Remove that drawer and just flip it upside-down. This is a very dramatic way to begin and essential to your success, even if all those pencil shavings and thumbtacks will be permanently stuck in your carpet.
Step 2: Throw away all the food
I know it’s sad, DO IT. Sell-by dates may be a little inaccurate, but not whole presidencies ago inaccurate. Seriously, that Oreo is 10 years old, put it down.
Step 3: Divide everything into piles
Examples include: “bank statements,” “grandparent cards,” “recruitment materials from colleges I never applied to,” “free pens,” “notebooks with two pages used,” “stuff I consider getting rid of every time I clean this out but will probably still be in my drawer when I die.”
Step 4: Put on some music
You’ll want to start with boy band pop because you’re a happy bubbly person who’s gonna have a clean desk, but you’ll end up blasting “Welcome to the Black Parade” as you lie among the desolate piles old paper clips, driver’s ED paperwork and illegible to-do lists from 2006.” To read the entire article click here.