How to Get Your Teen to Start Bathing Regularly

Follow these tips to keep your home and teen smelling like roses.

You will need

  • A stinky teenager
  • A shower
  • A frank discussion

Step 1 Take a shower daily Take a shower daily to offer a good example for your teenager.

Step 2 Discuss body changes Discuss the changes taking place in your teenager’s body that require them to bathe regularly.

Step 3 Discuss hygiene Discuss the importance of good hygiene as well as the health risks of not practicing it regularly.

Step 4 Discuss social ramifications Explain to your teenager that their friends will not want to hang out with a person with offensive body odor.

Step 5 Treat a shower as a habit Treat taking a shower as a daily habit that will result in negative consequences if not accomplished.