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Who is "responsible" for the mess?

Anonymous
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When our friends come over we always have a huge toy mess. Who is responsible? Is it normal for me to yell "pick up" time before they leave?

Or, is that rude?
Posted by Anonymous on Jun. 9, 2013 at 7:20 PM
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peanutsmommy1
by Ruby Member on Jun. 9, 2013 at 7:21 PM
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Anyone who helped make the mess should help clean it up
ajrjj05
by on Jun. 9, 2013 at 7:21 PM
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I think you should just clean up! Enjoy mommy time with your friend when the kids play. I never ask for the kids to pick up my house.

Hannahluvsdogs
by Keyser Söze on Jun. 9, 2013 at 7:22 PM

I make my kids and their friends pick up before the friends leave.

taramac
by Platinum Member on Jun. 9, 2013 at 7:22 PM
I don't think it's rude to ask them to help clean up but don't be too upset if they don't!
Elle.tea.22
by Emerald Member on Jun. 9, 2013 at 7:22 PM

Okay your moms here, let's clean up!

Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Jun. 9, 2013 at 7:22 PM
All our friends kids help clean up voluntarily as do my kids. It's a part Imogene out routine at home and in ther homes so its normal and we all help.
housewifehell
by on Jun. 9, 2013 at 7:22 PM

I always yell Clean Up time  when that  happens and usually the other kids and mine all pick up. Granted I have to usually go back over and finish up the little things but I dont find it rude kids need to be responsible for their own messes.

JakeandEmmasMom
by Silver Member on Jun. 9, 2013 at 7:24 PM
I have everyone help, and I expect my kids to help when they are at their friends' houses.
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xtina8817
by on Jun. 9, 2013 at 7:24 PM
Whoever helped make the mess needs to help or they need to not be playing with the toys. Its not killing them lol
ChloeDolce1
by on Jun. 9, 2013 at 7:24 PM

They should offer but in general you should just suck it up and clean it yourself.  In my house i dont have guests clean

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