Were you messy or clean as a child?
I do not remember being messy as a child... probably because my mom made us be tidy. I have struggled with a couple of my kids with being tidy. Was your childhood bedroom tidy or messy?
Me? I was living in a pig-sty......seriously, I was sooo messy. Occasionally I had it cleaned up, but I'd get lazy and left it get filthy. Even today I'm messy.
As far as I remember my childhood bedroom was always clean or else...
Not messy but very untidy but I knew where everything was! Funnily enough I have a very tidy and organised mind.
I was a mess, always outside playing. We lived at the beach so I was constantly sandy, windblow and well, kind of dirty from playing all day.
My room was pretty neat until I was a teenager. I moved in with my aunt and uncle and my aunt was a neat nut. Couldn't even have an extra blanket on the bed because it look messy - which is ridiculous. I quietly rebelled and tend to be somewhat cluttered in my older years.
I had one neat child and one untidy child. Both have grown into lovely people, although a bit neater than the other one.
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