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Im cleaning out my teen's desk. I told her I was going to do it while she was a way on vacation and she was ok with that. On the up side I know she has nothing to hide.
I chose to clean it instead of having her clean it because like many adults I know she has a hard time parting with things she feels have sentimental value. Though I think random peices of paper are ludicus to keep just because they remind her of something (shouldnt that memory be memory enough???) It is her peice of paper and so I will not throw it away. HOWEVER, house/room/furniture it resides in is something I paid/pay good money for and will not tollerate it being so dang messy. Thus I am boxing up all these radom items for her to go through, and have purchased nice clean, neat, clear storage boxes so that she can keep all her little trinkets.
So..... do I charge her for my time since she was unwilling/incapable of doing this her self to proper standards? Not money.... but I did something that she should, at 17, be capable of doing. So charging her by having her do things I do... laundry, meal prep, wash cars, ect.Answer Question
Asked by Anonymous at 3:47 PM on Jun. 28, 2012 in Teens (13-17)
Answer by louise2 at 3:52 PM on Jun. 28, 2012
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Answer by Nikkijr at 3:57 PM on Jun. 28, 2012
Just because something is not important to you doesn't make it less important to her. Who are you to judge her for keeping her memories alive?? Charge her?? WHAT kind of a "mother" are you??
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