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How to tell preteen I can't chaperone class trip becuase I am too old?

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Dr. Chad Rudnick
Pediatrics
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In brief: Be honest

you should be able to sit down and discuss with the preteen why you can't chaperone.
Be open, be honest. Open and honest dialogue is important in all aspects of communication with preteens and teens.

In brief: Be honest

you should be able to sit down and discuss with the preteen why you can't chaperone.
Be open, be honest. Open and honest dialogue is important in all aspects of communication with preteens and teens.
Dr. Chad Rudnick
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