Spring Cleaning Tip of the Day: Raise a child who understands the joy of cleaning

If you are pregnant or have just given birth, you may have to wait four or five year until putting this tip into effect. I don’t know how I did it, but somehow I managed to raise a child who enjoys tidying up her own room. And she does not want any help! Her room does get messy—clothes, books, and toys start piling up in unattractive lumps. But that’s okay! We simply “challenge” our five-year-old daughter to clean the room all by herself, and she will hole away in there for over an hour so that she can surprise us with the results.