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How to Get Kids to Keep the Bathroom Clean

Mother and baby in bathroom
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Whether your home is full of little kids who love bathtime or tweens and teens who’ve suddenly started hogging the bathroom to get ready in the mornings, your kids are old enough to start helping out with cleaning the shower, tub, and toilet. It can be as simple as putting toys away and hanging up towels – but the sooner you start, the better.