Advanced-Spring-Cleaning-15-New-Ways-to-Refresh-Your-Whole-Life-Right-Now-MainPhotoTELL YOUR CHILD TO CLEAN HIS/HER ROOM
Pro: Your teen’s room will be clean and he will learn to be more responsible.
Con: Depending on your teen’s personality and your family dynamics, asking or telling him to clean up his room could turn into a source of constant conflict.

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So what’s a parent to do? I think there’s a happy medium to be sought here. Here are my tips for navigating this situation.