It’s funny how often I see “old people” like me trying so hard to be current with “young people.”
Today I was on a middle school campus hanging out with young people and I noticed something. They don’t care whether I’m wearing the newest Vans (you know, the kind that looks like a checkerboard), or if I use the current teen talk (“Man, that’s sus!”) … they just care that I’m there to listen.
And that’s the secret to talking teen: just shut up and listen Continue reading “Resisting the Urge to Talk Teen”
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