Tips On How To Keep The House Neat And Tidy With Little Kids
So are you one of the parents who is having difficulty keeping the house neat and tidy with the little kids running about? Do you wonder how some of the households have no issue in keeping the house looking neat and tidy though they too have kids? Well, there are a few tips and tricks that will most likely be helpful in keeping your house beautiful!
Here are some tips that will help you out.
You need to lay out the rules of the household crystal clear to them. They should know what the rules in the household is without any doubt! For instance, they should know that after a shower they are supposed to leave the wet towel on the rack for drying. Always make sure that you convey the rules of the house to the kids clearly. Don’t tell one thing one day and another thing another day! It will leave them confused and they may sometimes not do both the rules in the end! So always ensure that they are very sure of what they should be doing!
Rather than punishing aggressive behaviour, psychologists in the modern day recommends rewarding kids for their good behaviour. So, if your kid is obeying all your rules don’t forget to reward him well. This act as a motivator and ensure that they continue the good work. For instance, if they sit on the bean bag in the living room while watching television and once they are done they are supposed to keep it in storage cupboard and they do it; then you need to maybe reward them with their favourite snack when they are watching television the next time! Minor rewards like this will make the biggest difference.
You have to be consistent with the rules
As the parent of the house it is very vital that you obey the rules that you set. Unless you are consistent with the rules, the kids won’t follow it. And this applies to both parents! After all the kids learn through actions and not through words! So, if you want to get the kids to be neat and tidy then you have no other option than, you, yourself being neat and tidy! If you have outdoor furniture Singapore then ensure that you regularly clean them as well. You can include your kids in the cleaning as well!
Get the kids to do some of the work!
Although you don’t have to get the little kids to do the cleaning, always try to incorporate into their lifestyles the cleaning routines. As they grow older you will not have to be begging them to help you with the cleaning. Because most of the time, little kids will be more than willing to not only obey the rules but also partake in ‘big’ work such as cleaning the house!