Every now and then, when you and your teen have differing opinions, and you don't have this irrational need to always be right, say "You know, I could be wrong about this." Especially if you really aren't 100% sure. It's amazing the credibility you'll get by getting off your pedestal and being real.
Maximum sentence length: seventeen words. Minimum:one No semicolons. Semicolons indicate relationships that only idiots need defined by punctuation. Besides, they are ugly. Make sure each sentence is at least four words longer or shorter than the one before it. - Richard Hugo #5