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Does anyone have to still remind teenagers to brush there teeth? This morning my son was watching tv instead of brushing teeth. That made me so mad. Im like really, u don't want me getting on ur case but u aren't being responsible for urself. If u don't want me to yell then y don't u do what u know u need to do. Ah hello....

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startingover777

Asked by startingover777 at 9:50 AM on May. 26, 2011 in Teens (13-17)

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  • Sometimes.I do. my son mostly.. My daughter does a pretty good job herself.
    incarnita

    Answer by incarnita at 9:53 AM on May. 26, 2011

  • When they discover they want to attract someone...that is when they start caring about hygiene.....sorry!

    PsychicSherry

    Answer by PsychicSherry at 9:55 AM on May. 26, 2011

  • Not anymore, he's 14 now. I still do sometime out of habit. I swear sometimes(when he was 12) that boy would forget to use soap and shampoo if I wouldn't say, "Son don't forget to use soap and shampoo when you shower tonight." True story.

    They won't be dirty for ever...promise.
    sipn_mom

    Answer by sipn_mom at 10:00 AM on May. 26, 2011

  • Finally at about 14 he GOT IT~! haven't had to remind him since!
    Dahis

    Answer by Dahis at 10:01 AM on May. 26, 2011

  • Yes! DD is 14 and does a very poor job with her hygiene.  I've been told this is 'normal'.

    JSD24

    Answer by JSD24 at 10:02 AM on May. 26, 2011

  • I still have to remind my twelve year old to brush his teeth and take a bath.
    RelaxedMom2-3

    Answer by RelaxedMom2-3 at 10:07 AM on May. 26, 2011

  • He already has a girlfriend but still doesn't care. He even goes to school wrinkled. He says he doesn't care what he looks like. He going to jr. High n I don't want him him to get in fights bcuz kids r cruel and he doesn't care.
    startingover777

    Comment by startingover777 (original poster) at 10:09 AM on May. 26, 2011

  • At 10 & 12, I still remind them every night to brush teeth & wash face. Their started to get zits. Then complain about their faces breaking out. My 10 yr old son, I still watch him brush his teeth.
    SassySue123

    Answer by SassySue123 at 10:16 AM on May. 26, 2011

  • My son cleans his face with alcohol n it works. His face is so oily.
    startingover777

    Comment by startingover777 (original poster) at 10:25 AM on May. 26, 2011

  • I do have to sometimes with my 13 yr old, but not too often. Both of my boys take good care of themselves and like to look nice most of the time. There was a time though when they had to be reminded to use soap and actually wash while they were in the shower. I think that's probably pretty common with young boys.
    blessedwboysx3

    Answer by blessedwboysx3 at 10:30 AM on May. 26, 2011

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