Jean - posted on 07/13/2015 ( 6 moms have responded )
Hi! I am the mother of a 17 year old daughter, soon to be 18. I am sick of asking her to clean her room and she gets very smart mouthed and tells me to stop nagging her. I know cleanliness is my priority not hers but find it very hard to live with clothes all over the floor. I have told her if she doesn't clean her room I will put everything outside. It saddens me to think young ladies want to live like this and I wonder what sort of wife, mother she will make? Does anyone have any foolproof methods to change this behavior and get her to clean? My friends say just shut the door but I feel I am not teaching her anything by doing this. Look forward to hearing other ideas. Thank you!