REASONS TO LOITER BEFORE GOING TO BED WHEN TEENAGERS LIVE IN YOUR HOUSE

  1. Teenage gossip
  2. Teenage help with chores
  3. Meaningful conversations with teenagers
  4. Confrontational conversations with teenagers
  5. Watching bad TV while teenagers mill around you
  6. Getting some household things just-so while teenagers mill around you
  7. Homework questions from teenagers
  8. Recapping the plan for tomorrow with teenagers
  9. Wasting time on devices, with or without teenagers
  10. Eavesdropping on teenagers
  11. Making sure lights are turned off, which is the teenager equivalent of getting to tuck them in