Overall I do pick up after my kids but I also know it's important that they learn early on how to be responsible for themselves and their belongings. For example there are certain toys they are responsible for putting away, if it's not taken care of then they lose the toy for a few days or longer depending on how many times they forget to take care of it. They also bring their dirty dishes to the counter next to the sink and they like to help me load the dishwasher. They've also been taught to pick up their clothes and put them in the laundry baskets and my 4 year old is very good at picking up after herself, however my 5 year old will take off her clothes and leave them all over the house. She'll also search her dresser, tossing clothes around, searching for whatever particular outfit she wants to wear. I have to stand over her to make sure she picks up the clothes. Everything else she does well with - just not her clothes.Answer Question
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