|Former bed canopy will be employed as a "privacy curtain" for reading on a purple beanbag in the new configuration.|
Unlike the past, the kid now says she wants to have a cozy environment in which to relax. I'm guardedly optimistic that this signals a progression in her thinking about her room and its maintenance. We will see.
I'm hoping at the very least when she is compelled to clean her room that she will do it with the minimum gnashing of teeth and rending of garments (already discarded on the floor). Hope springs eternal.