Teens Cleaning: He Thinks He's Harry Potter Apparently
We have a rule in our house that every Sunday morning the boys have to clean their rooms and bathrooms.
Unlike many expats, we don't have a helper (FDW, maid, whatever you want to call them), so the boys are responsible for their own mess. I feel that at the ages of 13, 15, and 16, they are more than capable of cleaning their own rooms, changing their own beds, wiping down their bathrooms... in all their disgusting boy glory, throwing out trash, etc. Not only are they capable but, considering the fact that in a few years they will all be heading off to university and will have to take care of these things on their own, they need to master these tasks now. Read more >