Written by Pradeep
Lessons learned in the early days go a long way and become a part of your nature. Cleaning is one such aspect that if imbibed at the right age will ensure a disciplined and healthy life throughout. Managing growing kids is an onerous task. They leave no stone unturned in their quest to explore and learn new things and in the process leave back a mess to be cleaned up by their parents. The parents often look out for an external source of help to make their task easier. Their life becomes dependent on the maid or the house helper. A day without them is difficult to survive. Are you facing a similar struggle? Are you on a lookout for ideas to make your work easier and save some time for yourself? Read on to know your way out of this problem!
The task of cleaning and maintaining a clean environment can be easy and fun when you engage your kids in the process. A day in a kid’s life is all about play. They look for every opportunity to play and not sit idle. So why not make the process of cleaning a part of their play. Kids are always happy to help the elders with their work. It makes them feel confident about themselves and they look forward to opportunities to prove their talent and intelligence. Instead of looking for external help to clear up the mess, engage your kids in the act. This will make them feel a lot more happy and responsible in their acts. It is not very easy to get the kids engaged in such tasks. If they feel the process is boring, they would sooner or later start hating the concept of cleaning, which actually is very common among the kids. The only way to arrest their interests is by making the entire process fun. It would motivate them to give their best.
If you feel the struggle of keeping the house clean with growing kids running around the house, here are few ways by which can get your work done:
Here are few tasks that your kid can help you with. Please ensure the chores are age appropriate and your kid is able to do it without any difficulty.
Finally, be sure that you are equally involved with your kid and work alongside him during the cleaning tasks. Try and keep the tasks independent for your kids and at times you may have to overlook the little standards of cleanliness. Kids can be fabulous cleaning helpers if you make the process fun and interesting for them. Also read: Teach Your Child To Keep His Room Clean With Simple Tips
Hope the article has been of help to you. If you have anything more to add to the above or wish to share your experience, please share your views in the comments section below.
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