My daughter is 7 years old, the past year we have had problems with her and her hygeine. She often won't brush her teeth or wash up properly in the shower (so then she has to get back in), and then she often doesn't use toilet paper after using the restroom. I've told her the health risks of this, I've yelled and gotten angry, and I've threatened. I am at my wits end now, please help!View Thread
This sounds a bit like my 7 year old daughter. The only thing we can do is stay after her, unfortunately, about everything. Her mind is focused on something else entirely and for the most part i fell like there is no changing that. She'd totally rather be playing or talking then doing what she's suppossed to be doing. i hate that i feel like i am constantly nagging her, but ya know what? If she doesn't want me telling her to do this and that all of the time then she needs to learn otherwise. Stay vigilant and good luck View Thread
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