I’m getting ready to host two German high school students for a couple of weeks. The girls, ages 15 and 17, arrive this evening and I’ve spent the day (so far) running around trying to get ready. Trouble is, I don’t know how to get ready for teenagers!
Since I’m single, and have no children, this is unknown territory. Sure, I’ve been around kids, I have three nieces and they’re all quite nice … but then I don’t live with them. I don’t know the ins and outs of having teenage girls in the house. What do they eat? What do they do for fun? Will they find me a boring old lady?
I’m used to fending for myself and that’s a full time job. It’s one I arguably struggle with. Eating regular meals? Ha! For dinner the other night I had, in this order, ice cream, potato chips, and finally – a ham sandwich. And now, I’m supposed to keep two teenagers fed for two weeks!
Not just that … I’ll have to get them up in the morning! Pack lunches and drive them to school! It’s a coin toss some mornings to get myself up and out the door! This is going to be quite an adventure.