Don’t Leave Before you Clean!

I remember the kids who visited who weren’t taught to clean up. This post from Kudos and Kiddos is spot on!

Kuddos and Kiddos

So as parents we are supposed to teach our kiddos how to be decent human beings. We start young with how not to color on tables and walls. Then we graduate to things like don’t chew with your mouth open, and clean up your mess.
One thing I’ve seen that drives me nuts is when my kiddos go to someone’s house and makes a mess. Being a mom of tiny humans has given me a certain level of knowledge in the cleaning up messes department. And it’s not my fav. I also can’t even deal with other kids in my house making messes, IF their parents leave without making them clean it up.

Let me elaborate.

1. This is my family’s home. The location of my happiness, my bubble, my mess. MINE. Not yours. MINE. So.. when I spend all day cleaning up after my own kiddos and their…

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Author: Elizabeth

I'm a wife, mom, and grandma who loves cooking, baking, gardening, and all things that go into making a cozy coop for my brood. Although I'm disabled I try not to let it get in the way of what I love doing.

14 thoughts on “Don’t Leave Before you Clean!”

      1. No one is in love with cleaning but it’s a great lesson for kids to learn. You have to pick up after yourself as a sign of respect both at home and away.
        We’re still figuring out what’s wrong but the pain has subsided quite a bit. Thank you!

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      2. I understand. I don’t have jet leg (ever) but just sitting or lying down for a time causes everything to seize up. I’ve been talking about trying yoga for quite a while. I really need to do it!

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