Do you intervene or leave it to children to keep their rooms clean?
Almost any kid can make a room messy. It seems it's only a special, rare breed of child who consistently keeps a bedroom or other kid-area clean. What do you do about messy kids' rooms? Strictly enforce a cleanliness standard? Or let them learn a lesson by not getting involved? Or do you periodically do the dirty work yourself to help your kid start from a clean slate? It's "Cleanliness is next to godliness" vs. "She didn't make her bed, so let her lie in it." Which side are you on? Leave a comment below.
The first step is decluttering, and you won't believe how many resources there are to help right here in Golden Valley.
Editor's Note: As we've made our way through the tail end of what feels like the longest winter ever, we started to hear from local businesses and organizations with advice for spring cleaning. Not only is this a perfect way to rid of the lingering winter blahs and organize your home and yard, but we're hoping it'll help organize your mind a bit. This month we're giving you some advice and a plethora of Golden Valley resources to give your home a facelift. Our domestic goddess, Kathleen Riley-Daniels, starts with the first step: decluttering. Spring cleaning and decluttering are no longer a chore, and it will be fun! That’s how I wanted to start this article, but when I talked to people doing cleaning and decluttering, no one said it …