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Tips on how to clean and organize your child’s room

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Is your child’s room messy? Like really messy? Are you constantly stepping on toys? Many people say that it’s best to leave it this way, that is, that you shouldn’t impose your standard of cleanliness. But you don’t care too much about new theories all you’re interested in is that your kid’s room is spic and span. However, how do you manage to declutter and, most importantly, organize a child’s room? Nobody said that it would be easy. Yet, you’re the type of person that can overcome any challenge. It’s time for you to concentrate on clean and organize your toddler’s room. All the necessary steps are explained below.


Get the child involved

If you’re like most parents, then like most parents you have a hard time getting your child to clean their room. No matter how many times you tell your kid to get their bedroom clean, it’s always messy. Needless to say, this is driving you crazy. What you need to understand is that you haven’t failed as a parent just because you haven’t managed to get your child to “cleanse out” their room. Most children refuse to do it, so the problem’s not with you.

You’ll be happy to hear that there is a way in which you can determine the toddler to be more proactive. The secret lies in asking for help. In case you didn’t know, kids don’t respond to orders. What is more, your toddler is your equal and you don’t have to be the boss. Children are very sensitive to what parents do and say, so the only path that you can take is the diplomatic one. Ask your kid for help and you won’t be turned down.

Most importantly, set a good example. Kids imitate parents and this is an opportunity you should take advantage of. Start making the beds and your kid will immediately follow. If you don’t believe us, then you should give it a try. No matter what age your kid has, they will be able to help you in the process. Put on some music to make things more enjoyable.

Book a self-storage unit and get to decluttering


You have succeeded in bringing the child into the process. Good thing for you because you’ll need all the help you can get when it comes to decluttering. Before the two of you get started, you might want to rent a public storage unit. There is a huge pile of mess in your child’s room. What you need to do is get the unnecessary items out of the way. Your toddler won’t play with every single toy. In addition, when a kid has too many toys, they won’t be able to really enjoy them. Look for a storage facility in your area and rent a small unit.

As for decluterring, it’s best to sort things into piles. You can begin with clothing. Next, you can pass onto the toys and other household items. Chances are that your kid will want to hang onto some of the belongings. It’s important to make your child understand that it’s not okay hang onto so much stuff, especially if the volume’s overwhelming. When you’re done decluttering, place the items in solid bins and take them to the self-storage unit.

Moving the stuff into the storage unit is something you’ll be doing. Well, you and your spouse. You’ve packed the items for storage and all you have left is to drop them off. Not quite. It’s necessary to arrange the boxes in a practical manner. If you ever need to retrieve something, you don’t want to search for hours at an end.

Find a home for each item


You’ve said goodbye to the clutter. But what are you supposed to do with the items remaining in your child’s room? Simple: you find a place for them. If there’s a bureau or any kind of storage unit, use that. If you don’t have something like that lying around the home, then you should better create a storage solution. Or buy one, if you can afford to. No matter what you’re using, make sure there’s enough room for all of the toddler’s possessions.

It’s a good idea to create functional areas in the bedroom. While one zone will be for sleeping, the other one will be for playing. It’s as simple as that. If you would like to take things one step further, you can paint the functional areas using different colors. This way, your kid won’t ever become confused. However, at the end of the day, it’s your call.

Are you happy with the final result? If the answer is yes, then you need to show the entire family what you have done. No, there’s no need for you to make a video. Just remember the moment.

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